Description - Surviving Adolescents by Michael Carr-Gregg
Young people today enter puberty earlier than ever before and leave home later. The good news is that teenagers aren't impossible to live with, especially if parents adopt the common-sense strategies set out in this book. Dr Michael Carr-Gregg is one of Australia's leading authorities on teenage behaviour. Surviving Adolescents is a clear and very down-to-earth manual, drawing on his wealth of experience and wisdom. It has advice on all the thorny issues that confront families with teenagers - sexuality, risky behaviours, laziness, school and study problems, and much more. And it is full of practical tips for everyday survival, including- communicating effectively with young people defusing family conflict setting limits keeping the stress of parenting at bay avoiding common mistakes like fighting over things that don't matter Surviving Adolescents is the sensible, sanity-saving guide every household needs.
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Author Biography - Michael Carr-Gregg
Dr Michael Carr-Gregg is one of Australia's most high-profile psychologists and an internationally recognised authority on teenage behaviour. He was the founder of the world's first national support group for teenage cancer patients, CanTeen, and has been Executive Director of the New Zealand Drug Foundation, Associate Professor at the University of Melbourne's Department of Paediatrics and a political lobbyist. He is currently a consultant psychologist to many schools and national organisations, including Reach Out and beyondblue. Carr-Gregg has been a regular on Melbourne radio 3AW, the resident parenting expert on Channel 7's Sunrise since 2005 and a regular on its Morning Show. He has written several bestselling books on parenting, including Surviving Adolescents, The Princess Bitchface Syndrome, Beyond Cyberbullying and When to Really Worry, and is the 'Agony Uncle' for Girlfriend magazine. He has won many awards for his work. michaelcarr-gregg.com.au