What is 1-2-3 Magic?
The 1-2-3 Magic Program is the simplest, most effective parenting program for helping parents raise disciplined, happy children. The programs positive parenting approach continues to offer parents, pediatricians, mental health professional, grandparents, teachers and even babysitters a simple and gentle-but-firm approach to managing behavior of children from 2 to 12-years old.
More than 1.8 million copies of the book have been sold in 22 languages.
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Do you have a question about the 1-2-3 Magic parenting program, or a challenge you’ve not been able to resolve?
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A registered clinical psychologist, Thomas W. Phelan, Ph.D. has worked with children, adults and families for over 35 years. He is a member of the American Psychological Association and the Illinois Psychological Association. In addition to writing and producing, Dr. Phelan maintains an active schedule of international lectures, and is a frequent guest on radio and television. His articles appear in numerous regional and national publications. Dr. Phelan received his Doctorate from Loyola University Chicago in 1970 after completing his internship at the Loyola Child Guidance Center. He worked at the DuPage County Mental Health Center until 1972 and then entered private practice. He has also served on the boards of directors for both ADDA and CHADD, two national organizations for the parents of children with ADD. He was inducted into the CHADD Hall of Fame in 1997.
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PRAISE FOR THE 1-2-3 MAGIC PARENTING PROGRAM
What parents are saying:
“My three-year-old has become a different little girl, and she is so much happier now.”
“The ideas in this book work! It really is like magic! I feel like I am back in charge.”
“I was desparate for a change in my family dynamics. This book was the answer.”
“1-2-3 Magic simplifies everything I've read in other books, which makes it very easy to follow. Our home has become a much more positive place.”