Try and Make Me!: Simple Strategies That Turn Off the Tantrums and Create Cooperation

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Rodale, Feb 9, 2002 - Family & Relationships - 240 pages
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Stop problem behavior in its tracks.

No more bargaining over TV time! * No more whining from the back seat! * And no more feeling guilty when your problem child misbehaves!

In this book, esteemed child therapists Ray Levy, Ph.D., and Bill O'Hanlon, M.S., offer a revolutionary approach to parenting that's guaranteed to reverse your difficult child's behavior-- now. You'll receive advice on...

* How you unwittingly may be triggering your child's defiance
* The keys to turning off back talk
* Using consequences to motivate your child to change
* How to use the authors' special Academies technique to teach good behavior...and much more!

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User Review  - happycrsm -

This book has a lot of common sense information so far. The only reason I havent rated it a 5 is because I havent finished it yet. Have tried some of the techniques in it and they do help. I need to practice more though and be more consistent. I would recommend this book. Read full review

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About the author (2002)

RAY LEVY, Ph.D., is a clinical psychologist in Dallas, Texas, where he has established three clinics specializing in the treatment of defiant children and kids with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder.

BILL O'HANLON, M.S., is a licensed marriage and family therapist who developed a method of psychotherapy that is sweeping the field. He is the author of 18 books, including Love Is a Verb and Do One Thing Different, which earned him a spot on Oprah

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