Category Archives: Parenting

Separation Anxiety in Adolescence: How to Grow A Healthy Teenager

by Sean Grover, LCSW Published in ISSUES IN PSYCHOANALYTIC PSYCHOLOGY, 2016, Vol. 28, Pg. 52 Teenagers confront complex feelings toward their parents and find themselves caught in an anxiety-fueled dilemma: the wish to reject or distance themselves while they are … Continue reading

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Top Ten BEST Parenting Qualities

One of the oldest learn-as-you-go occupations may also be the toughest to master. By Sean Grover Good parenting rarely comes naturally; it takes years of hard work, and even then we all make mistakes. Parenting tests you on every level: emotionally, … Continue reading

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Web Articles & Blogs

Psychology Today: 3 Keys to Finding the Balance in Motherhood Psychology Today: How to Prevent Back to School Meltdowns Psychology Today: When to Consider Boarding School Psychology Today: How to Talk to Your Kids About Money Psychology Today: Questions for … Continue reading

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Print & Web Interviews

Associated Press interviews with Sean Grover: “New Book Takes On the Culture of Kids Bullying their Parents” and “Bullies: They’re Not Just in Middle School” were picked up by national and international newspapers with circulations over  3 million, including: US … Continue reading

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Radio & Podcast Interviews

Talk of the Town with Larry Rifkin, WATR AM, Aug 21st PLAY INTERVIEW NEWSTALK 1010, The Night Side with Barb DiGiulio July 24 PLAY PODCAST (Clip Starts at 16:30) Parenting with a Story by Paul Smith PLAY PODCAST The Bill Santiago Show, SiriusXM Radio, … Continue reading

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Parents Most Likely to Be Bullied by Their Kids

Excerpt from WHEN KIDS CALL THE SHOTS, Chapter Three: How we become our kids’ victims Over the years, as I listened to bullied parents’ stories, I began to recognize many common experiences. Though bullied parents come from difficult cultures and communities, … Continue reading

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3 Steps to Defusing Conflicts with Your Kid

Excerpt from WHEN KIDS CALL THE SHOTS, Chapter Three: How we become our kids’ victims It’s the end of a long day. You’ve just arrived home from work, completely pooped. You flip on the TV, collapse on the sofa, and catch … Continue reading

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Is it Natural For Kids to Bully their Parents?

Excerpt from WHEN KIDS CALL THE SHOTS, Chapter Two It happens all the time. Parents arrive in my office in a state of shock, wondering how their sweet, adorable child morphed into a domestic tyrant. To gain a better understanding … Continue reading

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Is Your Kid a Defiant Bully?

Excerpt from WHEN KIDS CALL THE SHOTS, Chapter Four, Understanding your kid’s bullying behavior style * Kids with a Defiant Bullying Style Does your kid back you into a corner with demands and threats? Are you afraid of your kid’s … Continue reading

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“The Guilty Parent” Clip from The Bill Santiago Radio Show

Are you a guilty parent? Then this clip is for you. Sean Grover‘s interview from the Bill Santiago Radio Show, aired May 20, 2015, 8pm, Channel 154, 8-9pm Eastern, with a replay at 11-Midnight Eastern. For more information about Bill Santiago, comedian, … Continue reading

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