Haim G. Ginott





Haim G. Ginott


Born
in Tel Aviv, Israel
August 05, 1922

Died
November 04, 1973

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Haim G. Ginott was a teacher, child psychologist and psychotherapist, who worked with children and parents. He pioneered techniques for conversing with children that are still taught today. His book, Between Parent and Child,. stayed on the best seller list for over a year and is still popular today.

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Between Parent and Child: T...

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4.23 avg rating — 1,409 ratings — published 1965 — 28 editions
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Teacher and Child: A Book f...

4.38 avg rating — 69 ratings — published 1972 — 5 editions
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Between Parent and Teenager

4.09 avg rating — 65 ratings — published 1969 — 8 editions
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Ginott/Between Parent and C...

3.90 avg rating — 10 ratings — published 1985
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Group Psychotherapy with Ch...

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Siz ve Gençler

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Basic Approaches to Group P...

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“I’ve come to a frightening conclusion that I am the decisive element in the classroom. It’s my personal approach that creates the climate. It’s my daily mood that makes the weather. As a teacher, I possess a tremendous power to make a child’s life miserable or joyous. I can be a tool of torture or an instrument of inspiration. I can humiliate or heal. In all situations, it is my response that decides whether a crisis will be escalated or de-escalated and a child humanized or dehumanized.”
Haim G. Ginott

“When a child hits a child, we call it aggression.
When a child hits an adult, we call it hostility.
When an adult hits an adult, we call it assault.
When an adult hits a child, we call it discipline.”
Haim G. Ginott

“If you want your children to improve, let them overhear the nice things you say about them to others.”
Haim G. Ginott