Your Family Matters

Your Family Matters is a full-range, no-subject-off-limits kind of resource on parental decision making.”
—Larry King, Host of Larry King Live

Carmel Valley San Diego Community | Your Family MattersIn his new book, Your Family Matters: Solutions to Common Parental Dilemmas, Dr. Keith Kanner shares his years of experience as both a clinician and family therapist with an informative collection of essays on timely child-raising issues that every parent deals with at some point on the journey of parenthood.

In clear and constructive prose, these are just a few of the topics covered in Dr. Kanner’s informative book:

  • Signs of Kid Burnout
  • Socialization and Children
  • Saying “No” to Your Children
  • Why Habits are Hard to Break
  • Should Parents Lie to their Children?
  • The Significance of Play
  • Children and Divorce

With a Foreword by New York Times Bestselling Author, John Assaraf, and endorsed by the American Psychoanalytic Association, Your Family Matters is a must-have for every parent looking for honest and encouraging instruction on how to reduce the stress of parenting and raise a happy and well-balanced child. All of us at The Carmel Valley Life are excited and honored to have Dr. Kanner as part of the contributing team.

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Carmel Valley San Diego Community | Dr. Keith KannerDr. Keith Kanner is a Licensed and Board Certified Clinical Child, Adolescent, and Adult Psychologist and Psychoanalyst. In addition to a full-time private practice in Rancho Santa Fe, California, he is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry in the School of Medicine at the University of California San Diego where he teaches both human development and also trains medical students how to better understand and relate to their patients. He also serves as the Director of Clinical Counseling for La Jolla Country Day School in La Jolla, California, and is a Clinical Professor at The San Diego Psychoanalytic Society and Institute.

Dr. Kanner also sits on the National Board of Directors for Kids Korps USA, which is the largest organization in the country that teaches children and adolescents the importance of volunteering to help the community at large. As a father of three children, he is also a dedicated baseball, football, and soccer coach.

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