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Eileen Kennedy-Moore, Ph.D.

Eileen Kennedy-Moore, Ph.D., is a psychologist specializing in parenting and children’s feelings and friendships. Her gentle, practical approach draws from research but is grounded in her experience as a mom of four.

Dr. Kennedy-Moore is coauthor of two books for parents, Smart Parenting for Smart Kids: Nurturing Your Child's True Potential (Jossey-Bass/Wiley) and The Unwritten Rules of Friendship: Simple Strategies to Help Your Child Make Friends (Little, Brown). She is also the author of an award-winning children's book, What About Me? 12 Ways to Get Your Parents' Attention Without Hitting Your Sister (Parenting Press).

Dr. Kennedy-Moore has a private practice in Princeton, New Jersey, where she works with adults, children, and families. She serves on the advisory board of Parents magazine and frequently speaks at schools and conferences. Read her blog at and follow her on Twitter @psychauthormom.