Psychologist; Author, Playful Parenting
Lawrence J. Cohen is a psychologist and author of Playful Parenting, an award-winning book about nurturing close connections, solving behavior problems, and encouraging children’s confidence. Cohen also co-authored The Art of Roughhousing; Mom, They’re Teasing Me; and Best Friends, Worst Enemies. He consults with families, schools, after-school programs, and corporations. Cohen is on the advisory board of the Blue School and a member of the Playskool Play Panel. He is currently writing a book for Random House about the playful parenting approach to helping children with anxiety, worries, and fears.