Martha Heineman Pieper Martha Heineman Pieper, Ph.D., is an author and psychotherapist who works with children and parents, and serves as a consultant to family service agencies and other mental health professionals. READ MORE

Books

Smart Love: The Compassionate Alternative to Discipline that Will Make You a Better Parent and your Child a Better Person
Smart Love: The Compassionate Alternative to Discipline that Will Make You a Better Parent and your Child a Better Person LEARN MORE
Mommy, Daddy, I Had a Bad Dream!
Mommy, Daddy, I Had a Bad Dream! LEARN MORE
Jilly’s Terrible Temper Tantrums and How She Outgrew Them
In stores May 2, 2017: Jilly’s Terrible Temper Tantrums and How She Outgrew Them LEARN MORE
Addicted to Unhappiness: Free Yourself from Moods and Behaviors that Undermine Relationships, Work, and the Life You Want
Addicted to Unhappiness: Free Yourself from Moods and Behaviors that Undermine Relationships, Work, and the Life You Want LEARN MORE
Intrapsychic Humanism: An Introduction to a Comprehensive Psychology and Philosophy of Mind
Intrapsychic Humanism: An Introduction to a Comprehensive Psychology and Philosophy of Mind LEARN MORE

Recent Articles

Teaching Kindness

Children really do as we do, so we must model kindness and not demand it. Our children want to be just like us, so if we yell we should not be surprised to find our children doing the same. It doesn’t make much sense to hold children responsible when they imitate our irritable, angry or punitive responses. On the other hand, when we are able to respond with compassion and understanding, children will learn kindness.

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On Naturalistic Research

One of the exciting implications of the postpositivist, heuristic paradigm of scientific investigation is that it allows social and behavioral researchers and practitioners simultaneously to uphold their ideals of doing genuine science and to harness the robust possibilities of naturalistic research to study the full complexity of clinical practice.

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