What to do with a kid who wants to negotiate limits?
Psychiatrist and associate professor at the UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine, Robin Berman helps parents work with what she calls "a little lawyer" or a young child who seems to be negotiating every rule. Learn what helpful technique she shares to help parents handle these issues.
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Robin Berman, MD
Associate Professor, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Dr. Berman is an Association Professor of Psychiatry at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, and runs her own clinical practice. Her interest is focused on increasing healthy child development by strengthening the parent-child bond. She is on the clinical faculty at the UCLA Women’s Life Center, which specializes in mental stability during pregnancy and post-partum.
Her book Permission to Parent: How to Raise Your Child with Love and Limits was released by HaperCollins in 2014. Dr. Berman has appeared on The Today Show, and has also appeared on Good Morning America, The Doctors, and news programs in New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, and Australia. The book has gotten positive reviews from Publishers Weekly, Kirkus Reviews, the Washington Post, and the London Times. Robin also wrote an essay for Time Magazine Online, and is a contributing blogger on Psychology Today’s website. The book was released in the United Kingdom under the title “Hate Me Now, Thank Me Later.”
Dr. Berman is a founding board member of the Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital at UCLA and an Advisory Board member of the Camila & Matthew McConaughey’s Just Keep Livin Foundation. She lives in Los Angeles with her husband and three children.