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Ava Parnass

Ava Parnass, a.k.a. “The Kid Whisperer,” is an author, songwriter and child therapist  who specializes in marrying entertainment and social-Avaclassicphotoemotional literacy for kids. Ms Parnass helps kids figure out how they feel through playing, talking ,listening,reading, singing and dancing.

Her multi-media materials, books and songs encourage parents and  kids to read and sing along, in the process learn how a babies and child’s behavior is a Foreign Language that can be  Translated into Words, Feelings and New Skills . The books and songs really help kids and parents put a finger on what is bugging them by becoming a  Feelings and Behavior Detective using techniques of  Time-In not Time-Out Parenting.

Ms. Parnass also has a sub-specialty in the connection  between emotional issues and childhood obesity. Ms Parnass can help your family learn the difference bet Hungry Feelings vs Hungry Tummy, because Healthy Feelings = Healthy Eating = Healthy Behavior. Parents use her materials to discover and practice techniques of “Prevention, Not Intervention!

 New Book Coming Soon Time-In not Time Out  will be  the key to your success for early intervention . If parents devote even 5 minutes a day to their children’s emotional health using these techniques and Research-Based Parenting, the result will be positive changes in behavior and attitude.
Ms. Parnass imagines a world where young children grow up to become healthy, happy teens and adults — a world where fewer develop challenging problems. She combines her lifelong passion for the psychological and spiritual aspects of life with the healing force of music. Her mission is to change the world one family at a time by raising awareness of the psychological factors that contribute to numerous childhood issues including obesity. Knowledge is power, and without knowledge of how feelings contribute to behavior, behavior can’t change.

In her children’s book, “My Feelings Are Hungry,” the superhero, Mushy the Magic Book, flies with kids in the E-mobile to Feeling Town to help solve problems. Did you even know that feelings could get hungry?   My Feelings are Hungry is the first book to ever address some of the key emotional issues that make kids want to eat more and also misbehave . My Feelings are Hungry is likely to become one of the single-most important books available to fight against childhood obesity in understanding that underneath all behavior are un-resolved feelings!

Ms Parnass understands what  kids need. One of their primary needs is  love and the need to be listened to – really listened to. It seems like listening is something that should come naturally to all of us, yet with the frenetic pace of today’s world and multiple demands on our time, we may not listen to our children in ways that are meaningful to them.

Books on Amazon  http://www.amazon.com/s?ie=UTF8&rh=i%3Aaps%2Ck%3Aava%20parnass&page=1

Ms. Parnass also co-wrote “Listen to Me, Please! Time-In, Not Time-Out,” co-written with Dr. Ron Taffel and featuring new techniques conversation starters that use pictures and words to help parents and children learn without time-out. This book is a game changer! The book is part parenting field guide and part interactive story book.  It’s a book both parents and children will want to return to again and again. Using this book with  children  helps connect with them on a deeper level and also watch misbehavior disappear!  It’s pure relationship magic!

Ms. Parnass earned her Masters Degree at Columbia University. Prior to launching her writing career and private practice, she worked at New York Hospital-Cornell in the child psychiatry department as a Family Therapy Supervisor.

Currently, she is creating an Children’s Television show. FeelingTown:Time-In Parenting Where Kids Talk it Out! Why and How to Teach Emotional Intelligence to prevent and improve misbehavior including changing overeating in kids.  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UBuRjWAfQvU

Ms. Parnass also writes pop and rock songs for adults. She has collaborated on various projects since 1998 with some of New York’s most prominent hit-writers, performers and award-winners. She co-wrote the song “You  are Water” with Alex Forbes and Eve Nelson, performed by multi-platinum New Zealand artist Hayley  Westenra (Universal). The album reached #3 on the Billboard chart in the U.S.

Listen To Songs http://www.broadjam.com/artists/songs.php?artistID=79524

1. Speaker Expert Child Psychotherapist with over 20 years of experience
Topics Include but not limited to

How to become a behavior detective using Time-In Parenting
Steps   Parents can Take  to help their overweight kids
Steps   Parents can Take  to prevent future problems in kids (Emotional Intelligence
Steps   Parents can Take  to change their childs misbehaving
Steps   Parents can Take  to build self esteem in kids
Steps   Parents can Take to teach Emotional Intelligence to babies start off on right track
Steps   Parents can take to Revolutionize Parenting Switch to Time-In not Time-Out
by Teaching Social Emotional & Sensory Parenting.
Steps  Parents can take to decrease tantrums.

Ms. Parnass co-wrote the lyrics for the album “Languishing in Turbulence” with artist Lorraine Ferro, winner of a Dove Award for her song,“Adoni.” Other collaborators include Jeff Franzel, J.J. Appleton, David Wolfert, Kiko Delorenzo, Ann Klein, Wes Hutchinson, Jonathan Spottiswoode, Teddy Kumpel, illustrator Al Margolis   and author Dr. Ron Taffel.

To discover more about music and books by Ms. Parnass, please visit  http://www.amazon.com/s?ie=UTF8&rh=i%3Aaps%2Ck%3Aava%20parnass&page=1 AvaParnass/books/songs/Amazon
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