TTP#125 Parenting as a Developmental Stage w/ Dr. Rita Eichenstein
The Testing Psychologist Podcast
“Parenting should be a separate developmental stage.” Dr. Rita Eichenstein is here today to talk with me about parenting and the changes that happen when adults adopt this new identity, particularly when parenting “atypical” kids. We focus on the stages of grief model that she discusses in her book, Not What I Expected, which walks through the classic 5-stage process ... Read More The post TTP#125 Parenting as a Developmental Stage w/ Dr. Rita Eichenstein appeared first on The Testing Psychologist.
TPP 167: Dr. Rita Eichenstein Offers Help and Hope for Parents of Atypical Children
TILT Parenting: Raising Differently Wired Kids
Dr. Rita Eichenstein, author of "Not What I Expected: Help and Hope for Parents of Atypical Children," talks about how parents can process the discovery that their child is neurodivergent.For more info, visit: www.tiltparenting.com/session167
Jason and I were particularly excited to invite Dr. Rita Eichenstein on the podcast because her book has been cited many times by our guests -- including Jason! -- as one of the most meaningful ones they'd read as a caregiver and one that they regularly recommended to other caregivers. She wrote Not What I Expected: Help and Hope for Parents of Atypical Children to help parents learn to cope with "the roller coaster of feelings parents encounter parenting a child who is different from what 'they expected.'" Rita is a noted psychologist, pediatric neuropsychologist and author, renowned in the field of child development. She also has a private practice in Los Angeles and has served both atypical children of all ages and their parents for over 25 years.
Dr. Marissa recognizes June Child Awareness month with Dr. Rita Eichenstein
Get Happy With Dr Marissa Pei
In an educational and inspirational interview, Dr. Rita, a pediatric neuropsychologist on staff at Cedars-Sinai medical center, shares helpful information for parents and families of atypical children, who don't really have special needs, but have a gift