Ep. 20 – When Your Child Doesn’t Listen, with Dr. Larry Waldman

Welcome to the 20th episode of The Apparently Parent Podcast! 🕺💃🥂

Such an arbitraty number, yet such a fun milestone to celebrate. So first – I want to say thank you to everyone of you who listens to the podcast. Because you are the reason I'm doing this (and having fun in the process!) and getting your feedback is so great! Oh, and if you still haven't done so, please consider going to Apple Podcasts and give me a review, that means a lot.

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Now for today's episode: I had the honor of having a discussion with Dr. Larry Waldman, a clinical psycholgist from Phoenix, Arizona, for this one. Larry is a seasoned practitioner, with a track record of 45 years of practice, working with children, teens, and parents.

In this episode, Larry and I talk about the psychology of learning, and who it applies to parenting. He focuses on what children learn from your behavior towards them as a parent, and how you can use that knowledge in order to get more cooperation and reduce stress during the day.

And while I found myself not always agreeing with everything he had to say, I had a fun conversation nonetheless, and I'm happy to bring it to you guys. Hope you'll enjoy it.

You'll Learn

  • What's learning psychology
  • How to think about consequences and reinforcements
  • How to react when your child doesn't listen

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About The Apparently Parent Podcast

On this show, I share with you my perspectives and experience of parenting and psychology.

Enhance your understanding of the relationship with your child and yourself by learning about attachment, mindful and playful parenting mindset and techniques.

Listen to me sharing my knowledge and experience both as a parent and a therapist, as well as interviews with parenting experts from around the world. 

Eran Katz - Clinical Psychologist and Parenting Counselor

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Eran Katz

First, I’m a father of two kiddos. But I’m also a Clinical Psychologist and Parenting Counselor specializing in Attachment Theory and Experiential, Emotional Focused Psychotherapy. I believe that parenting is one of the most important things we ever do in our lives. This is why I love talking about it and helping parenting just like you and I find their best-parenting-selves.

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