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 also the author or co-author of four books for parents: Kid Confidence, Smart Parenting for Smart Kids, What’s My Child Thinking?, and The Unwritten Rules of Friendship. 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.

Dr. Kennedy-Moore is the creator of the Kids Ask Dr. Friendtastic podcast, where she answers questions from children about making and keeping friends. She also offers gentle, practical, and research-based help for parents and kids through her online courses at Open Door for Parents. Her blog, Growing Friendships, on Psychology Today has over 4.9 million views.

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 CNN.com.

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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