Dr. Dan Kindlon is
a clinical and research psychologist specializing in behavioral
problems of children and adolescents. He teaches child psychology
at Harvard University, where he has been a faculty member since
1985. In over 20 years of clinical practice - consisting of psychotherapy,
neuropsychological evaluation and school consultation - Dr. Kindlon
has focused on the diagnosis and treatment of emotional problems,
learning disabilities and attention deficit disorders.
He is the author of numerous scientific journal
articles and three books including the 1999 NY Times bestselling
Raising Cain: Protecting the Emotional Life of Boys (co-authored
with Michael Thompson).
Currently Dr. Kindlon lectures widely to groups
of parents, educators and mental health professionals. He has made
numerous national media appearances including The Today Show, 20/20,
CNN, and National Public Radio. He lives outside Boston with his
wife and two children.