DR. WENDY MOGEL is an internationally known clinical psychologist specializing in parenting. She is regularly featured as a guest expert by such media as The Today Show, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, The Chicago Tribune, CNN, NPR, and The Washington Post.
She delivers keynote addresses to audiences of parents, educators, clergy, camp directors and mental health professionals around the world, including recent lectures in China and at the Young Minds conference in Sydney, Australia.
Dr. Mogel serves on the scientific advisory board of Parents Magazine and is a research and policy advisor for Challenge Success—a child advocacy program of the Stanford University School of Education.
A graduate of Middlebury College, Dr. Mogel completed an internship and post-doctoral fellowship in the Department of Psychiatry at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. She lives and practices in Los Angeles. Her work centers on parent guidance and coaching with older teens.
Publisher’s Weekly gave her New York Times bestselling book about raising resilient children, The Blessing of a Skinned Knee, a starred review saying, “Impassioned, lyrical and eminently practical, this volume is a real treasure.” Rabbi Harold Kushner (author of When Bad Things Happen to Good People) praised her book about raising self-reliant teenagers, The Blessing of a B Minus, calling it “wise, witty and well-written…a treasury of common sense for anyone dealing with adolescents.”