Other Resources

All of the resources shared are based on current best practices and peer-reviewed research.

 

Alyson is trained in Adlerian Psychology. For information on Alfred Adler’s theory check out:

International Association of Individual Psychology

 

For books about and by Alfred Adler:

GoodReads 47

 

Scholarly Research on Parenting Styles

 

  • Baumrind D. 1966. Effects of authoritative parental control on child behavior. Child Development, 37(4), 887-907.

 

  • Baumrind D. 1991. The influence of parenting style on adolescent competence and substance use. Journal of Early Adolescence 11(1): 56-95.

 

  • Xu Y, Farver JA, and Zhang Z. 2009. Temperament, harsh and indulgent parenting, and Chinese children’s proactive and reactive aggression. Child Dev. 80(1):244-58.

 

  • Brotman LM, O’Neal CR, Huang KY, Gouley KK, Rosenfelt A, and Shrout PE. 2009. An experimental test of parenting practices as a mediator of early childhood physical aggression. J Child Psychol Psychiatry. 50(3):235-45.

 

 

Parenting Styles Quiz

Micheal Popkin @ Active Parenting Publishers

 

 

Great Books for Parents

 

General Parenting

 

Positive-Discipline-The-First-Three-Years-Jane-Nelsen Positive-Discipline-For-Teenagers-Jane-Nelsen

Positive-Discipline-for-Preschoolers-Jane-Nelsen Positive Discipline (series)

Dr. Jane Nelsen

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Kids are Worth It!

Barbara Coloroso 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Families

Steven Covey

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

When Parenting Meets Neuroscience:

 

Parenting-from-the-Inside-Out-alt-Dr-Dan-SeigelParenting from the Inside Out

Dr. Daniel Siegel

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Optimistic Child - Dr Martin SeligmanThe Optimistic Child

Dr. Martin Seligman

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

For Parenting Teens

 

For-Parents-and-Teenagers–Dissolving-the-barrier-between-you-and-your-teens-Dr.-William-GlasserFor Parents and Teenagers

Dr. William Glasser

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Choice-Theory-Dr.-William-GlasserChoice Theory

Dr. William Glasser

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Teen Speak: A How-to Guide For Real Talks With Teens About Sex, Drugs, and Other Risky Behaviour

Dr. Jennifer Salerno

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

parenting_teen_girlParenting a Teen Girl: A Crash Course on Conflict, Communication and Connection With Your Teenage Daughter

Lucie Hemmen, PhD

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

For New Parents

 

And-Baby-Makes-Three-Dr-John-Gottman And Baby Makes Three

Dr. John Gottman

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Healthy-Sleep,-Happy-Baby-Dr-Weissbluth Healthy Sleep Habits, Happy Child

Dr. Weissbluth

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

For Navigating Technology and Social Media

 

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Outsmarting Your Kids Online

Amber Mac and Michael Bazzell

 

 

 

 

 

 

For Dealing with Conflict / Anger

 

Calming-The-Family-Storm-Gary-McKay-and-Steven-MaybellCalming the Family Storm

Gary McKay and Steve Maybell

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Explosive Child - Ross GreeneThe Explosive Child

Ross Greene

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Siblings With Out Rivalry - Adele Faber & Elaine MazlichSiblings Without Rivalry

Adele Faber & Elaine Mazlish

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

For Raising Boys

 

Boy-Smarts-Barry-MacDonaldBoy Smarts

Barry MacDonald

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Raised By CoverRaised by our Childhood Voices

Darrell Brown

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

For Independence

 

 

Raising Financially Fit Kids - Joline GodfreyRaising Financially Fit Kids

Joline Godfrey

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Raising Kids Who Can Betty Lou Bettner and Amy LewRaising Kids Who Can

Betty Lou Bettner and Amy Lew

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

For Separation / Divorce / Step families

 

Tug-of-War-Mr.-Justice-Harvey-BrownstoneTug of War

Mr. Justice Harvey Brownstone

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Growing-Up-With-Divorce-Neil-KalterGrowing Up With Divorce

Neil Kalter

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Active-Parenting-for-Stepfamilies-Micheal-Popkin-and-Elizabeth-EinsteinActive Parenting for Stepfamilies

Michael Popkin and Elizabeth Einstein

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Great Resources For Teachers and Schools

 

Responsibility-in-The-Classroom-Betty-Lou-BettnerResponsibility in the Classroom

Betty Lou Bettner and Amy Lew

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Positive-Discipline-In-the-Classroom-Jane-NelsonPositive Discipline in the Classroom

Dr. Jane Nelsen

 

 

 

 

 

 

Maintaining-Sanity-In-The-Classroom-Dr-Dreikurs-Floy-Pepper-and-Brunia-GrunwaldMaintaining Sanity in the Classroom

Dr. Dreikurs, Floy Pepper and Bronia Grunwald

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The-Schools-Our-Children-Deserve-Alfie-Kohn-2The Schools Our Children Deserve

Alfie Kohn

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Beyond The Basics: A Resource For Educators on Sexuality and Sexual Health

 Action Canada For Sexual Health and Rights

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Two great websites about education

 

Responsive Classroom

Bridges

 

Important Websites For Parents

 

Mentoring Boys – Barry MacDonald

PREVNet – Great information on Bullying Prevention

The Gottman Institute – for Relationship / Parenting research and resources.

The Melissa Institute for Violence Prevention and Treatment – non-profit sites are not all that pretty, but check out the downloads for some of the best research in the field.

Positive Discipline – offers an online community to help discuss your issues and the application of Adlerian parenting principles.

 

Finding A Therapist

 

While Alyson cannot endorse other therapists, she would like to make you aware of these resources:

Dalton Associates

Leaside Therapy Centre

 

Adlerian Organizations (for parenting resources / conferences)

 

ONSAP                 Ontario Society of Adlerian Psychology

NASAP                 North American Society of Adlerian Psychology

IAIP                       International Association of Individual Psychology

Adler Journals     Adler Digitization Project

AdlerPedia          AdlerPedia – All things Adlerian

TED talks with common tenets to Adlerian psychology

 

Sir Kenneth Robinson

Brene Brown

Gever Tulley

 

Resources for Parents With Children in Immediate Crisis

 

What’s Up Walk In Clinic