About Eileen Kennedy-Moore, PhD

Eileen Kennedy-Moore, PhD is an internationally published author, psychologist, and mom of four. Her newest books for children are Moody Moody Cars and Growing Friendships: A Kids’ Guide to Making and Keeping Friends. She is the author or co-author of four books for parents: Kid Confidence, Smart Parenting for Smart Kids, The Unwritten Rules of Friendship, and What’s My Child Thinking? Her books have been translated into ten languages. She is also the professor for The Great Courses/Wondrium audio/video series, Raising Emotionally and Socially Healthy Kids.

A trusted expert on parenting and child development, Dr. Kennedy-Moore has been a featured guest on Live with Kelly and Ryan, The TODAY Show, and Good Day Philadelphia as well as dozens of major radio shows and podcasts. She has been interviewed and quoted in numerous newspapers and magazines, including The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Chicago Tribune, Real Simple, Working Mother, and Woman’s Day.

Offering gentle, practical, and research-based help for parents and kids, Dr. Kennedy-Moore is the creator of a video newsletter, called Open Door for Parents, and a mini-podcast for children about making and keeping friends, called, Kids Ask Dr. Friendtastic. Her blog, Growing Friendships, on Psychology Today has over 4.8 million views.

Dr. Kennedy-Moore has a clinical psychology practice in Princeton, NJ, where she works with adults, children, and families (NJ License #35SI00425400). She frequently speaks about parenting and child development, at schools, conferences, and corporations. 

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