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Description - Truth About Children and Divorce by Robert E. Emery

Robert Emery applies his 25 years experience as a researcher therapist and mediator to offer parents a new road map to divorce. Dr. Emery shows how our powerful emotions and the way we handle them shape how we divorce - and whether our children suffer or thrive in the long run. His message is hopeful yet realistic - divorce is invariably painful but parents can help promote their children's resilience. With compassion and authority Dr. Emery explains: * Why it is so hard to really make divorce work * How anger and fighting can keep people from really separating * Why legal matters should be one of the last tasks * Why parental love - and limit setting - can be the best 'therapy' for kids * How to talk to children create workable parenting schedules and more

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780452287167
ISBN-10: 0452287162
Format: Paperback
(229mm x 153mm x 19mm)
Pages: 336
Imprint: Plume
Publisher: Plume
Publish Date: 28-Feb-2006
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Robert E. Emery

Robert E. Emery, Ph.D., is a professor of psychology and the director of the Center for Children, Families, and the Law at the University of Virginia, where he has spent his entire academic career (beginning in 1981). He received his B.A. from Brown University in 1974 and his Ph.D. from Stony Brook University in 1982. Dr. Emery s research focuses on family relationships and children s mental health, including parental conflict, divorce, divorce mediation, child custody, and genetically informed studies of all these issues, as well as associated legal and policy issues. Emery has authored more than 150 scientific publications and several books on divorce. In addition to his research, teaching, and administrative responsibilities, Dr. Emery maintains a practice as a clinical psychologist, divorce mediator, and parenting coordinator. He is the father of five children."

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