Mending the Broken Bond: The 90-Day Answer to Repairing Your Relationship with Your Child

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Plume, Aug 26, 2008 - Family & Relationships - 284 pages
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Bestselling author Dr. Frank Lawlis has provided thousands of parents with vital information they needed to confront their children's challenges. With Mending the Broken Bond, he turns his expertise to another important subject- how to recover an emotional bond between parent and child.
Dr. Lawlis leads parents through a ninety-day program of practical steps and action plans toward building - or rebuilding - a positive, loving, and healthy bond with their children. Mending the Broken Bondteaches parents how to-

  • Channel a child's energy
  • Communicate clearly and effectively
  • Learn how and when to forgive
  • Be the role model a child needs
  • Develop empathy as a therapeutic skill to resolve problems . . . and much more.

Whether parents are faced with toddlers throwing temper tantrums, ten-year-olds who prefer videogames to talking, or rebellious teenagers, Dr. Lawlis presents sound solutions to repair relationships and regain a meaningful and lasting connections. Weaving together anecdotes from his practice and his own life with the latest scientific findings on the subject, Dr. Lawlis provides the answer to the biggest question in our lives- How can I love and be loved?

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Author and psychologist Lawlis (also an adviser on the Dr. Phil television show) presents a three-month program designed to "restore the two-way flow of love between parents and children." Initially ... Read full review

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Dr. Frank Lawlis is a renowned psychologist, researcher, and counselor with more than thirty-five years experience working with families. He is the cofounder of the Lawlis and Peavey Centers for Psychoneurological Change and was named a fellow by the American Psychological Association. Dr. Lawlis is also the chief content adviser for the Dr. Phil Show.

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