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. She is the creator of Open Door for Parents, which features 2-minute videos for parents about children's feelings and friendships, and DrFriendtastic.com, which offers friendship advice for kids. Her blog, Growing Friendships, on Psychology Today has over 4.5 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 at schools, conferences, and corporations about parenting and child development. She and her husband have four grown children.

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