This book by best-selling author and child psychotherapist Howard Glasser is about a time-tested, highly effective approach for successful parenting. This approach, also highly effective for educators and therapists, has an evidence base that is building fast. It is being successfully employed in thousands of homes, classrooms, therapy and coaching practices and a growing number of schools and treatment programs across the US and overseas.
In learning the Nurtured Heart Approach, you will discover that the intensity that has gone awry in the difficult child is an energy source that can be tapped and directed. With a method that works at the level of energy that intensity can blossom into greatness. The more intense a child is to begin with, the more powerful this force of greatness can be when parents have the right tools. A child who isn’t challenging also possesses vast stores of greatness that can be activated.
In this workbook – the most comprehensive, up-to-date resource on the Nurtured Heart Approach – parents, educators and therapists will learn how to:
Parents, educators and therapists who learn this approach agree that the Nurtured Heart Approach supports every child in thriving and transforms parent/educator/therapist burnout and frustration into confidence and joy. If you are ready to move into a realm of ease in relating to every child in your life – a realm where you can choose to celebrate the greatness in every ordinary moment – you’ve arrived. This book is for you.
Nurture My Heart is intended for any parent or adult who desires a powerful yet simple formula for growing greatness in children. It is a formula for creating a family or classroom culture based on genuine success and positive relationship. Nurture My Heart is a story and summary of Howard Glasser's Nurtured Heart Approach, presented in a way that provides a tool to introduce the approach to children and a concise explanation of the basics of the approach. Why not start with success? Conventional parenting relies on our cultural... More info
Educators, youth program providers, therapists and parents know that the very best way to teach and engage children is though play. This guidebook for facilitated play gives guide-lines for over 30 games and activities that have been developed, time tested and enjoyed over decades in author Howard Moody’s play workshop. This manual is unique in that it incorporates the Nurtured Heart Approach™, a method developed by psychotherapist Howard Glasser in the 1990s. The Nurtured Heart Approach is in use in schools, homes, therapy practices and therapeutic setting worldwide and is... More info
What if every person could choose to cape up and be a superhero of greatness? Each day students, teachers, and school staff are faced with tough character choices and decisions on how to act and how to treat others. Follow a school day where the adults and children choose to cape up and activate their superpower of greatness by making wise choices that reflect positive character, even when it is difficult. Experience a fun and exciting way to see what characters in this story are thinking, feeling, saying, and... More info