Eileen Kennedy-Moore, PhD (aka "Dr. Friendtastic"), 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's blog, Growing Friendships (GrowingFriendshipsBlog.com), on Psychology Today, has over 4.9 million views. She is also the creator of the weekly podcast, Kids Ask Dr. Friendtastic. Each 5-minute episode features an audio-recorded question from a child about friendship plus an answer from "Dr. Friendtastic."
Dr. Kennedy-Moore has written many traditionally published books for children and parents. Her most recent books for children are Moody Moody Cars (for ages 4-8), Growing Friendships: A Kids' Guide to Making and Keeping Friends (for ages 6-12), and Growing Feelings: A Kids' Guide to Dealing With Emotions About Friends and Other Kids (for ages 6-12). She has written or co-authored four books for parents: Kid Confidence: Help Your Child Make Friends, Build Resilience and Develop Real Self-Esteem, Smart Parenting for Smart Kids: Nurturing Your Child's True Potential , The Unwritten Rules of Friendship: Simple Strategies to Help Your Child Make Friends, and What’s My Child Thinking? Practical Psychology for Modern Parents (ages 2-7). She is the professor for an audio-video series from The Great Courses/Wondrium, called Raising Emotionally and Socially Healthy Kids.
She and her husband have four grown children. Learn more at:
Main website: https://EileenKennedyMoore.com
Podcast for children: https://DrFriendtastic.com/podcast
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