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Description - The Thriving Child by Dr William Stixrud

As parents we all want the best for our child, but so often we give in to societal pressures which can result in us over-managing every aspect of their lives leaving them overwhelmed, over-scheduled and lacking motivation. This can terrifyingly lead to mental health problems as adolescents and adults. How can we prevent this happening to our child?

Over their combined sixty years of practice, William Stixrud, a clinical neuropsychologist, and Ned Johnson, the founder of an elite tutoring agency, have worked with thousands of children all facing this problem. Together they discovered that the best antidote to stress is to give kids more of a sense of control over their lives. In this ground-breaking book they reveal how you can actively help your child to sculpt a brain that is resilient, stress-proof and ready to take on new challenges.

The Thriving Child offers a combination of cutting-edge brain science, the latest discoveries in behavioural therapy, and case studies drawn from the thousands of kids and teens Bill and Ned have helped over the years. They will teach you how to set your child on the real road to success and share their successful techniques to show you the best ways of helping your child to-
Reduce their stress and anxiety
Foster independent thinking
Find their internal motivation
Achieve their full potential
Transform defiance into decision making
Tame rebellious tendencies

The Thriving Child is essential reading for every parent and demonstrates precisely how nurturing independent thinking, and collaborating with your child rather than micro-managing them, will lead to happier, smarter and stress-free kids.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780241298107
ISBN-10: 0241298105
Format: Paperback / softback
(234mm x 153mm x 28mm)
Pages: 384
Imprint: Penguin Life
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Publish Date: 14-Jun-2018
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Dr William Stixrud

Dr William Stixrud PhD is a clinical neuropsychologist with more than thirty years' experience of private practice. Ned Johnson is the founder and director of an elite tutoring company in Washington, DC.

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