Eileen Kennedy-Moore Ph.D.

Eileen Kennedy-Moore Ph.D.

Eileen Kennedy-Moore, Ph.D., is a Princeton NJ psychologist whose work focuses on parenting and children's social and emotional development. Her audio/video series for parents from The Great Courses is called, Raising Emotionally and Socially Healthy Kids. She is co-author 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), as well as a book for mental health professionals, Expressing Emotion: Myths, Realities, and Therapeutic Strategies (Guilford). 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).

A sought-after parenting expert who offers compassionate and practical solutions, Dr. Kennedy-Moore has been a featured guest on The TODAY SHOW and other national television and radio shows, and she has been quoted in numerous magazines and newspapers, including Parents, Real Simple, Working Mother, Family Circle, Woman’s Day, and The Chicago Tribune. She serves on the advisory board for Parents magazine, is an expert contributor for PBS Parents, and blogs about children's feelings and friendships at Psychology Today. She frequently speaks at schools and conferences. 

In her private practice, Dr. Kennedy-Moore works with adults, children, and families (NJ licensed psychologist #35SI00425400). Her approach is both gentle and practical, informed by research, but anchored by "real life" experience.


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Growing Friendships

Describes research and practial parenting tips about children's feelings and friendships.

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