Between Parent and Child may be the best parenting book ever written. many parent advisors recommended therapy for parents, Haim Ginott believed that. About the Source: Haim G. Ginott Haim G. Ginott () was a clinical psychologist, child therapist, parent educator, and author whose work has had a . Strengthen your relationship with your children with this revised edition of the book by renowned psychologist Dr. Haim Ginott that has helped millions.

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Psychoanalysis Adlerian therapy Analytical therapy Mentalization-based treatment Transference focused psychotherapy. Over the past thirty-five years, Between Parent and Child has helped millions of parents around the world strengthen their relationships with their children.

Some of it seems somewhat out of touch. Ginott was a teacher, child psychologist and psychotherapist, who worked with children and parents. Tel AvivIsrael.

Inspired by Your Browsing History. So I’ve kept it up.

So the parent should inform the host that gnott is your home, and your rules. Sep 09, Toni rated it did not like it. Alice GinottDr. I’ve already gotten surprising results just by carefully mirroring emotions without judgement or blame.

Between Parent and Child: Revised and Updated

Just substitute the word “child” with the word “human” and all of these principles and techniques apply to adults as well! Between Parent and Child: That said, I was His parenr kicks the casual, reactionary, parent-child dialogue rather out the door, and it took me a little while to really understand what he was saying.


This book, however, is dated. We say “Here’s your umbrella, Alice,” without adding “scatterbrain. You feel many different things.

Book Review: ‘Between Parent and Child’ by Dr. Haim G. Ginott

I teach child behavior guidance to Pediatric Dentists and have found Ginotts approach to be the best basis for dealing with children for anr past 30 years. I’m becoming a better listener! Please feel free to reprimand my child. I’d already figured out nagging doesn’t really work, but I’ve realized I just over-explain and preach and talk about what we “should” do too much.

Still very important and very helpful just not what I expected when I picked up the book. I had to read this in college. His book, Between Parent and Child[1] stayed on the best seller list for over a year and is still popular today. It has already made me talk cchild Liam differently not to mention my students. Raising an Emotionally Intellegent Child.

Between Parent and Child: Revised and Updated by Dr. Haim G. Ginott | : Books

I can be a tool of torture or an instrument of inspiration. When you’re angry, you state how you feel and ignott you see without criticizing the child ‘I’ statements instead of ‘you’. I believe your book was groundbreaking in its day. To be emotionally intelligent with our children and to validate their feelings without validating their behavior. Apr 27, Betty rated it really liked it. The whole discipline chapter and pafent of the anxieties chapter I find to be off, c Excellent.


I try to bottle frustration inside when my kids do things they shouldn’t.

Some of it does not fit with my value system for example, how permissive we should be with our children about premarital sex. But I didn’t find it so helpful in terms of curbing, or stopping unwanted behavior, so that’s I guess where the star comes off for me. The biggest betwesn I took from his book is summarized like this: B Reading a book on parenting is the easy part but applying its principles is quite another.

And for kids to receive authentic feedback on their behavior?

Definitely eye-opening and I couldn’t help reflecting on how my parents didn’t communicate with me well growing up. First of all, as a host, I don’t feel comfortable reprimanding someone else’s kid – that’s the parent’s responsibility. I just have to add, though, there are things I definitely don’t agree with in the slightest when it comes to certain values suggested in the later chapters of the book. Will you never learn? Even worse, children who are regularly criticized learn to condemn themselves and others.