About the Author
|Trina Epstein is a child and adolescent psychologist in Toronto, Canada. Her work includes helping inflexible children and their families.
Dr. Ross Greene is a clinical child psychologist, researcher, and lecturer, and the author of The Explosive Child and Lost at
School. He is also founder of the non-profit
Lives in the Balance.
Chosen as a
Canadian Children's Book Centre's
Best Books For Kids & Teens, Fall 2014
Meet Stretch More, a rubber-band character who loves video games and skateboarding,
but also has behavior issues that frequently get him in trouble. Stretch is very inflexible!
If you know a child like Stretchone who has difficulty adapting to changes, handling frustrations, and problem solvingthen The Adventures of Stretch More can help! The book includes three pick-your-path stories and at key points in each story, you get to pick what happens next, as Stretch learns to solve problems together with his parents and teacher.
This is the first children's book to demonstrate
Collaborative & Proactive Solutions, a therapy method that presumes kids act poorly because they lack the skills to deal with challenging situations. Together, parents and children learn how to defuse the tension and build a more supportive approach to improving behavior. A perfect book for kids ages 8-13 who have ADHD, Tourette's, OCD, or Asperger's that also includes an information section for parents.