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Debra Kessler, PsyD, RN, MN
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Recommended Reading by Dr. Kessler

Dr. Kessler recommends the following literature for further information.

PARENTING

Unconditional Parenting: Moving from Rewards and Punishments to Reason and Love
Alfie Kohn (March 28, 2006)

The Science of Parenting
Margot Sunderland (September 1, 2008)

Parenting From the Inside Out: 12 Revolutionary Strategies to Nurture Your Child's Developing Mind, Survive Everyday Parenting Struggles, and Help Your Family Thrive
Daniel J. Siegel and Tina Payne Bryson (October, 2011)

Raising an Emotionally Intelligent Child-The Heart of Parenting
John Gottman, PhD, Joan Declair, and Daniel Goleman (paperback-August 12, 1998)

What Am I Feeling?
John Mordechai Gottman (paperback-June, 2004)

Building Healthy Minds: The Six Experiences that Create Intelligence and Emotional Growth
in Babies and Young Children
Stanley I. Greenspan, Nancy Lewis and Stanley I. Greenspan (October 1, 2000)

 

LEARNING ABOUT EMOTIONS

Incredible 5-Point Scale Assisting Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders in Understanding Social Interactions and Controlling Their Emotional Responses
Kari Dunn Buron and Mitzi Curtis (January 2004)


Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day
Judith Viorst and Ray Cruz (hardcover-September 22, 2009)


The Worst Day of My Life Ever! (Best Me I Can Be)
Julia Cook and Kelsey De Weerd (March 15, 2011)


The Chocolate-Covered-Cookie-Tantrum
Debra Blumenthal and Harvey Stevenson(Paperback-March 22, 1999)


My Book Full of Feelings: How to Control and React to the Size of Your Emotions
Amy Jaffe and Luci Gardner (February 7, 2006)


You are a Social Detective: Explaining Social Thinking to Kids
Michelle Garcia Winner, Pamela Crook and Kelly Knopp (November 2010)

Overloaded and Underprepared
Top Of Mind With Julie Rose

WHY CAN’T WE FALL ASLEEP?
By Maria Konnikova

THE WORK WE DO WHILE WE SLEEP
By Maria Konnikova

Challenge Success
http://www.challengesuccess.org

Great Books Summer
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Dr. Laura Kastner
http://www.laurakastnerphd.com

Social Emotional Development: Awake States:

Awake States 1

Awake States 2

Social and Emotional Development in Early Intervention: A Sills Guide for Working with Children
Mona Delahooke Ph.D.(2017)

Technology and the impact on your child:

Tech and EXEC

Techs xlist

Tech Repercussions

Tech and ODD

Tech and Mood

Reset Your Child’s Brain: A Four-Week Plan to End Meltdowns,Raise Grades and Boost Social Skills by Reversing the Effects of Electronic Screen-Time
Victoria L. Dunckley, M.D (2015)