Parenting Under Fire
Parenting Under Fire: How to Communicate with a Hurt, Angry, Rejecting, Distant Child
Written by Amy J.L. Baker, Ph.D. and Paul R. Fine, LCSW
This book presents three main topics:
How to communicate in person with a hurt, angry, rejecting, distant (HARD) child including: enhancing the attachment, avoiding taking the bait, fostering four values, and being a positive parent.
How to communicate by text with a HARD child including: how and why to text, basic techniques, tips and considerations, thirty types of texts, and responding to the responses.
How to communicate by letter with an adult HARD child including: philosophy of the letter, homework, components of the letter, and possible responses.
The book is published by Rowman & Littlefield a leading publisher of psychological self help books.