Today we have something special for Thursday Throwdown. Aliza Pressman is a developmental psychologist, parent educator, assistant clinical professor, and co-founder of both Mount Sinai Parenting Center and Seedlings Group. She is also the host of the Raising Good Humans podcast and is going to give us some crucial tips on how to use praise and discipline the right way.
Most of us parents have the best intentions when trying to encourage and praise our kids, but little do we know we could be setting them up for misery and failure later in life.
Don’t miss this episode as Dr. Aliza gives a definitive guide on when to praise, how to praise, and how to show unconditional love even when you’re not happy with your kids’ behavior.
All feelings are welcome, but all behaviors are not.—Dr. Aliza Pressman
Aliza Pressman, M.A., Ph.D.
Aliza Waksal Pressman, Ph.D., Co-Founder of seedlingsgroup, received her undergraduate degree from Dartmouth College, her MA in Risk, Resilience and Prevention from the Department of Human Development at Teacher’s College and earned her Ph.D. in developmental psychology from the Columbia University Graduate School of Arts and Sciences with a fellowship at the National Center for Children and Families. Dr. Pressman is certified in parent management training from the Yale Parenting Center and an assistant clinical professor at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in the Department of Pediatrics. Aliza is the co-founding director of the non profit Mount Sinai Parenting Center. She is also the host of a Podcast called Raising Good Humans.
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