“Laurie Hollman, PhD, captures the essence of playfulness with an infant. Neuroscience and research demonstrate...how interactions in an emotional attunement are essential for development...A brilliant book, exciting and very accessible: a good combination of education, emotional support, and psychoanalytic thinking..”
—Christine Anzieu-Premmereur, PhD, MD, Child Psychiatrist, Director, Columbia University Center for Infant-Parent Psychotherapy
About Laurie Hollman, Ph.D.
Laurie Hollman, Ph.D. is a psychoanalyst with specialized clinical training in infant-parent, child, adolescent and adult psychotherapy, a unique practice that covers the life span. She is an expert on mental disorders such as how the Narcissistic Personality Disorder impacts both the narcissist and family members including children and marital couples. With this expertise in normal and pathological development, she is particularly adept at empathically guiding couples to build strong relationships, as well as, helping parents and children relate well together in today’s complex family environment.
About Parental Intelligence
Dr. Hollman has developed the concept of Parental Intelligence that can be learned by parents from all economic levels or social class and education leading to pleasurable, attuned parenting and grateful, secure, loving children including those with special needs.
Dr. Laurie Hollman, a psychoanalyst for thirty years, has authored numerous articles on parenting, developmental psychology, clinical treatment, and contemporary research published in international psychoanalytic journals, parenting magazines and websites.
Why Do Kids Hit? Hitting like all behavior is a message–a communication that the child cannot put into words so they put it into action. Whether it’s an unusual occurrence or a frequent one, at all ages, there is an important message. The parent’s job of course is for the child and person being hit…Read More