The Shyness Breakthrough: A No-Stress Plan to Help Your Shy Child Warm Up, Open Up, and Join the Fun

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Rodale, Oct 17, 2003 - Family & Relationships - 304 pages

Is Your Child Being Held Back By Shyness?

Dr. Bernardo Carducci, one of the world's leading authorities on shy behavior, shows you how to help your child join the fun by plainly explaining:

  • The causes of childhood shyness (it's not genetic) 
  • Why children don't just "grow out of it"—and why it's crucial to address shyness early in life 
  • The family dynamics that may secretly be triggering shy behavior 
  • Why shyness can drive teenagers to rebellious or cynical behavior 

Understand your child's unique shyness profile and discover how to create a personalized Shyness Breakthrough Plan to ease him through:

  • The first day at a new school 
  • Meeting relatives 
  • Being called on in class 
  • Slumber parties 
  • Sports practices, music lessons, visiting Santa . . . and more! 

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A self-professed "successfully shy" person, Carducci (director, Shyness Research Inst., Indiana Univ.; Shyness: A Bold New Approach) has written an in-depth, encouraging book about how to help your ... Read full review

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About the author (2003)

DR. BERNADO J. CARDUCCI has taught at Indiana University Southeast for over 30 years. Dr. Carducci is a full professor of psychology and Director of the Shyness Research Institute at Indiana University Southeast and a Fellow of the American Psychological Association. In addition to his multiple appearances on ABC’s "Good Morning America" and other national and international media services, including the BBC, Professor Carducci's writings and advice have been featured in such diverse sources as Psychology Today, U.S. News and World Report, USA Weekend Magazine, Vogue, Allure, YM, TWA Ambassador Magazine, Glamour, JET, Parenting Magazine, WebMD, MSNBC.COM, Walking Magazine, Good Housekeeping, Essence, Child Magazine, Reader's Digest, Patents, Redbook, Real Simple, Cosmopolitan, First for Women Magazine, The Futurist, Entrepreneur, Fitness Magazine, The Chronicle of Higher Education, The Chicago Tribune, The Wall Street Journal, The London Times, The Los Angeles Times, and the New York Times, to name just a few.

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