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!
""The authors' well-integrated program helps frustrated parents avoid futile battles and take loving but firm charge of their difficult children. I will recommend this book to the parents of my own defiant young patients.""--Barbara D. Ingersoll, Ph.D., author of Your Hyperactive Child and Attention Deficit Disorders and Learning Disabilities
""Written in a conversational style, this book is replete with useful methods that parents can employ with difficult or defiant children. This is a truly helpful manual for parents seeking time-tested strategies for improving their relationships with their children.""--Russell A. Barkley, professor of psychiatry and neurology, University of Massachusetts Medical School, and the author of Your Defiant Child: 8 Steps to Better Behavior
""In a very clear, compassionate, sensible, and humorous way, Try and Make Me! outlines realistic guidelines and strategies for helping defiant youngsters become more cooperative and less oppositional. I recommend this book highly not only for parents of defiant children but for teachers and mental health professionals who work with these youngsters and their families. It is an invaluable resource.""--Robert Brooks, Ph.D., assistant clinical professor at Harvard Medical School and author of The Self-Esteem Teacher