Occasional clashes between parents and children are t uncommon, but when defiant behavior--including tantrums, resistance to chores, and negativity--becomes chronic, it causes big problems within the family. In 10 Days to a Less Defiant Child, family and child psychologist Dr. Jeffrey Bernstein shares a groundbreaking ten-day program to help parents understand their child's behavior and regain control of their household. In this updated edition, parents will learn how to face new challenges, including defiance resulting from excessive techlogy use (even to the point of addiction) and the stress of modern family life. Dr. Bernstein explains what causes defiance in kids and why it's so destructive to the family, then offers parents a step-by-step guide on how to reduce conflict and end upsetting behaviors.
Jeffrey Bernstein, PhD, is a licensed psychologist specializing in child and family therapy who has helped more than two thousand defiant children and their families restore their relationships. A well known relationship expert and the author of Why Can't You Read My Mind?, 10 Days to a Less Distracted Child, and Liking the Child You Love, Dr. Bernstein has appeared on the Today Show and Court TV, among other venues. Dr. Bernstein lives in the Philadelphia area. drjeffonline.com