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Hold on to Your Kids: Why Parents Need to Matter More Than Peers Paperback – 3 January 2019

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  • Paperback: 352 pages
  • Publisher: Vermilion (January 3, 2019)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 178504219X
  • ISBN-13: 978-1785042195
  • Product Dimensions: 5 x 0.9 x 7.8 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 259 g
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  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #2.188 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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"Gabor Mate's connections-between the intensely personal and the global, the spiritual and the medical, the psychological and the political-are bold, wise and deeply moral. He is a healer to be cherished" * Naomi Klein, author of No Logo and The Shock Doctrine * "A visionary book that goes beyond the usual explanations to illuminate a crisis of unrecognized proportions. The authors show us how we are losing contact with our children and how this loss undermines their development and threatens the very fabric of society. Most importantly they offer, through concrete examples and clear suggestions, practical help for parents to fulfil their instinctual roles. A brilliant and well written book - one to be taken very seriously" * Peter A. Levine Ph.D., International teacher and author of the bestselling books: Waking the Tiger, Healing Trauma and It Won't Hurt Forever, Guiding Your Child through Trauma * "Hold on to Your Kids brings us genuinely new ideas and fresh perspectives on parenting. The authors integrate psychology, anthropology, neurology and their own personal and professional experiences.... a worthy book with practical implications" * Dr Mary Pipher, author of Reviving Ophelia and The Shelter of Each Other * "Mate's book will make you examine your behaviour in a new light" * Guardian * "Hold On to Your Kids is full of easy tips for avoiding calamity" * Times *

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Gabor Mate (Author) Gabor Mate is a retired physician who, after 20 years of family practice and palliative care experience, worked for over a decade in Vancouver's Downtown East Side with patients challenged by drug addiction and mental illness. The bestselling author of four books published in twenty-five languages, including the award-winning In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts: Close Encounters with Addiction, Gabor is an internationally renowned speaker highly sought after for his expertise on addiction, trauma, childhood development, and the relationship of stress and illness. For his ground-breaking medical work and writing he has been awarded the Order of Canada, his country's highest civilian distinction, and the Civic Merit Award from his hometown, Vancouver. He is an Adjunct Professor in the Faculty of Criminology, Simon Fraser University. To learn more, join his e-news list at www.drgabormate.com. Gordon Neufeld (Author) Gordon Neufeld PhD, is a Vancouver-based clinical psychologist, internationally renowned as a foremost authority on child development. His Neufeld Institute delivers many courses he has created for parents, educators, and helping professionals on several continents. He is recognized for his unique ability to unlock the clues to seemingly complex problems of child rearing and education.


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