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Eileen Kennedy-Moore, PhD, is a clinical psychologist and author, based in Princeton, NJ. As a trusted expert on parenting and child development, Dr. Kennedy-Moore has been a featured guest on Live with Kelly and Ryan, The Today Show, Good Day Philadelphia, and dozens of major radio shows and podcasts. She has been quoted in numerous newspapers and magazines, including The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Chicago Tribune, Parents, Real Simple, Working Mother, and, Woman's Day. Dr. Kennedy-Moore serves on the advisory board for Parents magazine, and her blog, Growing Friendships on Psychology Today, has over 4 million views.

Dr. Kennedy-Moore's most recent book for children is Growing Friendships: A Kids' Guide to Making and Keeping Friends (Beyond Words/Simon & Schuster). She is the professor for an audio-video series from The Great Courses, called Raising Emotionally and Socially Healthy Kids. She has also written or co-authored four books for parents: Kid Confidence: Help Your Child Make Friends, Build Resilience and Develop Real Self-Esteem (New Harbinger), Smart Parenting for Smart Kids: Nurturing Your Child's True Potential (Jossey-Bass/Wiley), The Unwritten Rules of Friendship: Simple Strategies to Help Your Child Make Friends (Little, Brown), and What’s My Child Thinking? Practical Psychology for Modern Parents (ages 2-7) (Dorling Kindersley).

She and her husband have four grown children. Learn more at EileenKennedyMoore.com or DrFriendtastic.com (for kids).

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