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Dr. Wendy Mogel

Dr. Wendy Mogel

Dr. Wendy Mogel

Dr. Mogel’s disarming candor, quick wit, and signature use of cutting-edge psychological research guides parents through the rough waters of child-rearing, adding a measure of joy and  humor to their voyage. Drawing on insights from her thirty-five year career in clinical psychology, hilarious anecdotes (and sound advice) from  school and camp counselors, and 
eye-opening conversations with  middle and high school students,
Dr. Mogel unravels the paradox of good-intentioned, devoted parenting gone astray. She explains how over-protection, over-scheduling, over-indulgence and perfectionism  undermine children’s intrinsic  motivation, resilience, and pride in  their achievements. Parents are freed to adopt a kinder, firmer, and  ultimately more e‑ective approach to the trenches of daily family life.

ABOUT WENDY MOGEL
Dr. Wendy Mogel is an internationally acclaimed psychologist, author, and public speaker. Publisher’s Weekly  gave her—now  classic—parenting  book, The Blessing of a Skinned Knee.

Dr. Mogel is known for her enlightening, frank, and deft approach to “parenting” parents by supporting and guiding them in raising their children and coaching them into becoming mature stakeholders in our schools.

A graduate of Middlebury College, Wendy Mogel completed an internship  and post-doctoral fellow-ship in Psychology in the Department of Psychiatry at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. She currently serves on the  scientific advisory board of Parents Magazine. She contributes articles to a  variety of publications including Independent School Magazine, Parents Magazine, and Camping Maga-zine and is regularly featured as a guest  expert by The TODAY Show, and in interviews by reporters from The New York Times, The Chicago Tribune, The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Newsweek, CNN, and NPR.