Based on their New York Times bestselling book No-Drama Discipline, internationally acclaimed neuropsychiatrist Daniel J. Siegel, MD, and brain-based parenting expert Tina Payne Bryson, PhD, have created a guide to manage and reduce drama in your interactions with your kids, and even decrease the amount of time you spend having to discipline.
The goal is simple: discipline less on autopilot by developing a set of principles and strategies based on your own family dynamics. These stories, reflections, and exercises will help you think more deeply about the way you communicate with your kids, and provide opportunities for peaceful and nurturing conflict resolution.
Some of the skills you'll learn:
... Develop clear and consistent strategies for responding to misbehavior.
... Move from tantrum to tranquility by connecting and calming.
... Apply the three "Brain C's" and understand how neuroscience impacts your disciplinary decisions.
... Practice tips to remain firm and consistent in your discipline, while communicating with warmth, love, respect, and compassion.
... Teach your child life lessons on how to relate to others, how to handle difficult situations, and how to control emotions and impulses.
... Engage with the interactive format, journaling to integrate ideas into your parenting approach.
Daniel J. Siegel, MD, is a graduate of Harvard Medical School and completed his postgraduate medical education at UCLA with training in pediatrics and child adolescent, and adult psychiatry. He is currently a clinical professor of psychiatry at the UCLA School of Medicine, founding co-director of UCLA's Mindful Awareness Research Center, and executive director of the Mindsight Institute.
Dr. Siegel's psychotherapy practice spans 30 years and he has authored numerous books. Dr. Siegel has been invited to lecture for the King of Thailand, Pope John Paul II, His Holiness the Dalai Lama, Google University, and TEDx.
Tina Payne Bryson, PhD, is a pediatric and adolescent psychotherapist and Executive Director of the Center for Connection in Pasadena, CA. She is also the co-author (with Dan Siegel) of two New York Times bestsellers: The Whole-Brain Child and No-Drama Discipline, along with The Whole-Brain Child Workbook. She keynotes conferences and conducts workshops for parents, educators, and clinicians all over the world. Dr. Bryson earned her PhD from the University of Southern California, and she lives near Los Angeles with her husband and three children.
131 pages. 2016
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