After graduating with honours from Yale University, Lisa Damour received her doctorate in Clinical Psychology at the University of Michigan. She has worked for the Yale Child Study Centre and directs the Centre for Research on Girls at Laurel School, maintains a private psychotherapy practice, consults and speaks nationally, is a faculty associate of the Schubert Centre for Child Studies and is a clinical instructor at Case Western Reserve University.
Finally, there's some good news for puzzled parents of adolescent
girls, and psychologist Lisa Damour is the bearer of that happy
news. [Untangled] is the most down-to-earth, readable
parenting book I've come across in a long time. * The Washington
Anna Freud wrote in 1958, 'There are few situations in life which are more difficult to cope with than an adolescent son or daughter during the attempt to liberate themselves.' In the intervening decades, the transition doesn't appear to have gotten any easier which makes Untangled such a welcome new resource. * The Boston Globe *
Damour offers a hopeful, helpful new way for parents to talk about-and with-teenage girls... Parents will want this book on their shelves, next to established classics of the genre. * Publishers Weekly *