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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.

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