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The Neufeld Approach

Neufeld1Dr. Gordon Neufeld is a Vancouver based developmental psychologist with over 40 years experience working with children, youth and those responsible for them. A foremost authority on child development, he is the author of the highly acclaimed best-seller, Hold on to Your Kids: Why Parents Need to Matter More than Peers. Dr. Neufeld is considered to be a leading interpreter of the developmental paradigm.

Dr. Neufeld has a widespread reputation for making sense of complex problems and for opening doors for change. While formerly involved in university teaching and private practice, he now devotes his time to teaching and training others, including educators and helping professionals.

The Neufeld Institute is now a world wide charitable organization devoted to applying developmental science to the task of raising children. Dr. Neufeld appears regularly on radio and television. He is a father of five and a grandfather of five.

Dr. Neufeld’s approach has won powerful endorsements from such luminaries as Dr. Daniel Segal, Dr. Mary Pipher, Raffi, Dr. Peter Levine and Robert Bly. For more information about Dr. Neufeld or his approach, visit his website: www.neufeldinstitute.org

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