George T. Lynn and Cynthia C. Johnson | 05/06/18 | Parenting
George T. Lynn, M.A., M.P.A., L.M.H.C. is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor from Bellevue, Washington who has pioneered the use of psychotherapy for adults and children with neuropsychological issues. He has lectured internationally on the subject and is the author of five popular books on parenting children with extreme behavior challenges.
His career as a psychotherapist and writer spans thirty years. He has taught at the graduate level at Antioch University, the University of Puget Sound, and Chapman College and holds Masters Degrees from the University of Colorado in Public Administration and Antioch University in Psychology. His articles have been featured in several national magazines including The Family Therapy Networker and Hope. He has appeared on National Public Radio, Air America, the Maury Povich Show, and the Thom Hartmann Show to talk about his work with children and families.
George is author of Survival Strategies for Parenting Your ADD Child. Dealing With Obsessions, Compulsions, Depression, Explosive Behavior, and Rage (Underwood Books, 1996), Survival Strategies for Parenting Children with Bipolar Disorder (Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2000), Genius! Nurturing the Spirit of the Wild, Odd, and Oppositional Child (Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2005), The Asperger Plus Child: How To Identify and Help Children with Asperger Syndrome and Seven Common Co-Existing Conditions (Autism and Aspergers Publishing Company, 2007) and Breaking the Trance: A Practical Guide for Parenting the Screen-Dependent Child (Central Recovery Press, 2016). In his book
s, George provides an understanding of the inner experience of children with severe behavior problems as well as techniques that may be used by parents and therapists to help them.
Cynthia C. Johnson, MA, is an educator and founding director of the Venture Program at Bellevue College in Washington State, the first degree program in the nation designed for students challenged with learning and cognitive disabilities. She holds a Master’s Degree in Educational Administration. She is a therapeutic tutor providing in-home individualized tutoring to help students in grades PK-12 reach their full potential. Her work has been featured by National Public Radio, the Chicago Tribune, Psychology Today, Inside Higher Education, University Business Review, The Seattle Times, and KIRO Television. She is a Certified Mediator Practitioner in Washington State.
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