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Elizabeth Berger, M.D., is a contributor to www.MommyMDGuides.com. She is the author of the celebrated parenting book, Raising Kids with Character. She is a board-certified child and adolescent psychiatrist with 30 years' experience treating children and families in community settings, hospitals, and private practice. Dr. Berger is a spokesperson for the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, and she has been on the faculty of the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, Northwestern University Medical School, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine and MCP-Hahnemann School of Medicine. Dr. Berger is a member of the nationally known Commission on Children at Risk, and she has presented their scientific findings in Washington D.C. She frequently appears on panels and public forums, as well as on national television and radio, addressing parents' concerns about their children. She is widely quoted in magazines such as Parents, Child, and Newsweek. Dr. Berger and her husband live in New York City; they have two adult children.