Mending the Broken Bond: The 90-Day Answer to Developing a


Mending the Broken Bond: The 90-Day Answer to Developing a Loving Relationship with Your Child From The New York Times bestselling author of The IQ Answer, a guide to helping parents and kids learn to love each other again In his bestselling The ADD Answer and The IQ Answer, Dr Frank Lawlis provided thousands of parents with the valuable information they need in order to confront their children s intellectual challenges Now he takes on an even mightier challenge helping parents and kids learn to love each other again From the chief content adviser on the Dr Phil show, Mending the Broken Bond is for families that fight or cannot communicate effectively and for those who want to make their family relationships whole and loving Loving Your Lost Child leads parents through aday program of practical steps and action plans toward building a positive, loving, and healthy bond with their children Whether parents are struggling with toddlers throwing temper tantrums, ten year olds who prefer videogames to talking, or rebellious teenagers, Dr Lawlis s prescriptive and practical methods teach parents how to repair their relationships and regain connection with their children For parents who feel ignored and frustrated, Dr Lawlis offers comfort, hope, and a clear way forward As the parent of a teenage child, I loved this book for it s wisdom, compassion, depth of understanding, hard look at reality, lack of blame and focus on what to do , actual instructions which are annoyingly available in every small child development book but impossible to find in books on teenagers instead of just meandering reflection, and the author s voice, which manages to be commanding and instructive without being off putting or condescending He clearly and totally gets it I also r As the parent of a teenage child, I loved this book for it s wisdom, compassion, depth of understanding, hard look at reality, lack of blame and focus on what to do , actual instructions which are annoyingly available in every small child development book but impossible to find in books on teenagers instead of just meandering reflection, and the author s voice, which manages to be commanding and instructive without being off putting or condescending He clearly and totally gets it I also really appreciated the many points on what could be causing a problem, including learning disability, food allergy, etc The author has decades of experience healing rifts with teenagers and parents, and although accepts that drugs are at times necessary, is adamant that over diagnosing is rampant due to a simple lack of looking at other areas to spot problems He regularly sees teens who shed their oftentimes many diagnoses after the real problem is correctly accessed and dealt with.Often, the problem DOES include a family dynamic or parent, and I was impressed with how much I was left considering after reading this wonderful book Take a look back at what you learned growing up and use the good things, bag the rest Cooking with children is good Empathize Know your own body and the messages that your communicating whether you know it or not Love your child and love being with them Be a good parent. Different, excellent, noband aids Applies to all relationships It all begins with me, myself and I.

  • Hardcover
  • 304 pages
  • Mending the Broken Bond: The 90-Day Answer to Developing a Loving Relationship with Your Child
  • Frank Lawlis
  • English
  • 14 August 2019
  • 0670018341

About the Author: Frank Lawlis

Dr Lawlis has focused on clinical and research methods of the mind body relationship since 1968 when he received his Ph.D in Psychology with an emphasis in medical psychology and rehabilitation He was awarded the Diplomate A.B.P.P in both Counseling Psychology and Clinical Psychology He also received the status of Fellow from the American Psychological Association for his scientific contributions to the field of clinical psychology and behavioral medicine, as well as other awards for his pioneering research in this field.Most recently Dr Lawlis has taken on the exciting project to update the alcohol and drug dependency treatment with applications for brain plasticity He has been assigned this task by Origins Recovery Center in South Padre Island, Texas, as Director of Psychology and Brain Plasticity Based on consistent research which shows that addicts get better the longer they stay in treatment, regardless of what treatment they receive, lays support that the brain healing time is critical, so his focus is on increasing the healing potential of the healing through such opportunities as hyperbaric chambers, vitamin and anti inflammatory approaches, breathing patterns, neuron biofeedback, imagery, exercises, and sonic stimulation with music He has already produced several CDs of sonic rhythms consistent with his work in PTSD that are available specific to this regard, along with applications from biofeedback, specific brain stimulation and musical stimulations These models have been discussed in his book, Retrainng the Brain Having served on five prestigious medical school faculties in the Departments of Psychiatry, Orthopedic Surgery, and Rehabilitation Medicine and five graduate psychology faculties, he has blazed new studies and approaches in the care of patients with chronic and acute pain, cancer and psychosomatic problems The Medical Schools he served were New York Medical Center 1967 68 , Texas Tech Medical School 1973 75 , Universities of Texas Health Center UTHC at San Antonio 1975 76 , UTHC at Dallas 1979 89 and Stanford Medical School 1991 93 Dr Lawlis has authored and co authoredthan 100 articles and chapters as well as four textbooks Imagery and Disease IPAT Champaign, Ill., 1984 , Bridges of the Bodymind IPAT, 1980 , Transpersonal Medicine Shambhala Publ., Boston, 1996 , The Mosby Textbook on Alternative Medicine Mosby, 2001 , The ADD Answer, The IQ Answer, Mending The Broken Bond, The Stress Answer, The Brain Power Cookbook, The Autism Answer and PTSD Breakthroughs In addition to his literature, Dr Lawlis has published audio works available at MindBodySeries Dr Lawlis has developed programs for Anxiety, PTSD, Depression, Sleep, ADD ADHD and Creativity and demonstrated them on the Dr Phil Show Dr Frank Lawlis cofounded the Lawlis and Peavey PsychoNeuroPlasticity Center in Lewisville Texas as a new innovation for psychological assessment wherein an individual would have a thorough medical psychological neurological sociological family dynamics evaluations during the same week With the intensive focus approach, the multilayers of interactions can be addressed quickly and with less frustration and discouragement Moreover, there would be a specific plan to redevelop brain functions and coordinate their sequencing such that even major challenges could be overcome within a quicker time frame Through this process great steps have been taken to understand an individual s problems and to address all the issues during a finite time period.Presently, Dr Lawlis is serving a projectr called Camp Better America as an adviser and instructor The mission of the program is to serve soldiers and their families as they reenter society from war and help in adjustment issues The program has been supported by the Joint Chiefs of Staff and Department of Defense.Dr Frank Lawlis has been Chief Content and Oversite Adviser as well as Chairman of the Dr Phil


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