The Explosive Child

The groundbreaking “New Approach for Understanding and Parenting Easily Frustrated, Chronically Inflexible Children,” The Explosive Child by Ross W. Greene, Ph.D., has been updated and revised to include the latest research. Dr. Greene is Associate Clinical Professor in the Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School and the originator of the Collaborative Problem Solving approach to the treatment and study of children with social, emotional, and behavioral challenges. With The Explosive Child he offers an indispensable helping hand to parents who may feel overwhelmed by having to deal with children whose reactions to everyday stimuli may be far more extreme than normal.


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Anonymous on October 3, 2019 at 6:31 AM.

Great resource for truly coping with explosiveness I read The Explosive Child after reading The Defiant Child (and attending a Douglas Riley-esque parenting class). The problem with the premise in The Defiant Child, and in most of the negative reviews on this book, is that there are many adults who cling obstinately to the belief that these children are capable of doing better than they are, and if the adult can just make said child’s life difficult enough, he/she will shape up.The problem with that line of thinking, and the…

Anonymous on October 3, 2019 at 6:33 AM.

Abridged book!

Anonymous on October 3, 2019 at 6:54 AM.

Just what we needed! This book is just what we needed! Described our son to a tee, and then presented an unorthodox method of dealing with him, and teaching him how to deal with his low frustration tolerance. The book presents a way of dealing with an explosive child that is counter-intuitive. Don’t miss a valuable opportunity for your explosive child to grow and develop tolerance, just because the method presented is counter intuitive. If nothing you’ve tried works, this is what you need. It works…

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