Michael Popkin, Ph.D.

Michael Popkin, Ph.D., is best known as the pioneer of video-based parent education with the introduction of The Active Parenting Discussion Program in 1983. Since then, millions of parents have completed his courses, including the bestselling Active Parenting Now and Active Parenting of Teens. A frequent keynote speaker and media guest, Dr. Popkin has appeared on shows such as The Oprah Winfrey Show and Montel Williams, and as a regular parenting expert on CNN. Look for his newest book, Taming the Spirited Child: Strategies for Parenting Challenging Children without Breaking Their Spirits (Fireside/Simon and Schuster). Visit Popkin’s Web site at www.activeparenting.com.

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