Dr. Joshua Coleman, Ph.D., is an internationally recognized expert in parenting, couples, families, and relationships. He is a Senior Fellow with the Council on Contemporary Families. The author of two critically acclaimed books, The Marriage Makeover and The Lazy Husband, he is a frequent contributor to the San Francisco Chronicle, and his advice has been featured in the New York Times, the Chicago Tribune, Psychology Today, the Times (London), and elsewhere. He is a frequent guest on the Today show and has appeared on 20/20, Good Morning America, and many other news programs. He lives with his family in the San Francisco Bay area.
". . .desperately needed. . . a truly great book for parents, and a
great book for therapists who work with families."----Heather
Folsom, M.D., author and adult and child psychiatrist
"A superb treatment...a unique and groundbreaking approach...an eyeopening read for anyone."--Library Journal (starred review)
"A wise and helpful book."--Frederic Luskin, Ph.D., Director, Stanford Forgiveness Projects and author of Forgive for Good
"An especially healing, practical resource. . .for anyone exhausted by strained, hurtful relationships with their adolescent or grown child."----Dr. Linda Nielsen, Professor of Adolescent Psychology & Women's Studies, Wake Forest University and author of Embracing Your Father: Building the Relationship You Always Wanted With Your Dad
"An important book that can help parents heal."--Baltimore Sun
"Coleman's focus is on helping the parent cope and carry on...an engaging read despite the serious subject matter."--Publishers Weekly
"Exceptionally perceptive."----Stephanie Coontz, Author of Marriage, a History: How Love Conquered Marriage and The Way We Never Were
"I LOVE this book. [It] is written from such a realistic and compassionate perspective that it is heart-warming."--Hara Estroff Marano, Editor at Large, Psychology Today; author of A Nation of Wimps
"Joshua Coleman's book is a gift, offering extraordinary wisdom coupled with practical advice."--Steven Mintz, Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences and author of Huck's Raft: A History of American Childhood
"This is an incredibly insightful and sensitively written analysis of a difficult subject. . . .I have recommended it to many of my clients. . . I highly recommend it to all parents who hurt."----Jan Levine, Ph.D., co-author of Why Do Fools Fall in Love?