Help Your ODD Child While Helping Yourself
Parenting a child with oppositional defiant disorder (ODD) is difficult, stressful, and often overwhelming. Overcoming Oppositional Defiant Disorder is the first child psychology book that sets you up for success by recognizing that taking care of your child starts with taking care of yourself.
Using a two-pronged approach, Dr. Gina Atencio-Maclean offers proven methods for modifying your child's defiant behaviors, while giving you the tools needed to stay calm and focused - even during your child's worst outbursts. Strengthen your parenting skills by learning to cope with triggers, practice mindful communication, set reasonable limits, and more.
Overcoming Oppositional Defiant Disorder includes:
- A two-part plan - Learn to recognize and manage your own heightened emotions while teaching your child to do the same.
- Proven ways to treat oppositional defiant disorder - Find out how to introduce alternative behaviors, set boundaries, and use positive reinforcement.
- Step-by-step guides - Take the guesswork out of treatment with detailed instructions and sample dialogues.
Now you and your child can get through oppositional defiant disorder - together.