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

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kids-Are-Worth-Barbara-Coloroso

Kids are Worth It!

Barbara Coloroso 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

7-Habits-Families-Steven-Covey

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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 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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

beyond_the_basics

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