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The Approximate Parent: Discovering the Strategies That Work With Your Teenager is a wise, friendly companion on the voyage of parenting and supporting the adolescents in your life-whether you're a parent, educator or mental health professional. Written by Michael Y. Simon-a psychotherapist, educator, high school counselor, and parent-The Approximate Parent helps you trans ...more
Paperback, 1st, 510 pages
Published July 1st 2012 by Fine Optics Press
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“The Approximate Parent is a must read for all parents...It is an insightful guide, a tool that can make a difference in your parenting style to get results. A definite 5 star read in my book.” Reader Views (January 2013)

If you are the parent of a teenager and you are paying any attention at all, you know that, besides dealing with the classic adolescent issues, your child is negotiating an environment that has been radically redefined by the new media the Internet, iPhone, Face
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I recieved this book in Goodreads first reads and it has amazing information. A very good book to help understand teens better and strategies that are amazing and helpful. A must read to those with teens and those who need helpful infomation on how to deal with them and guide them.
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I received this as a first reads and think has really good info! this will come in handy once my little girl gets to those teen years *yikes*
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Michael Y. Simon, LMFT is the author of
The Approximate Parent: Discovering the Strategies That Work with Your Teenager
. He is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in private practice in Oakland, California. Michael is a sought-after local and national speaker on the subjects of teens and families and has worked with thousands of children, youth and families since 1990. He served for many year
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