This book is a guide to understand a child’s behavior cues; strategies to prevent, and intervene when emotional problems arise. It has Chapters on Child Development, Parenting Styles, Anger, Self-Esteem, Anxiety, Stress, Traumatic Stress, Depression, Impact of Divorce, Attention Problems, Effective Parenting, and Cultural Differences in Parenting. The book is written in a jargon free style.
After reading this book, you will be able to:
1. Recognize the ways in which your child expresses his or her needs
2. Identify potential behavioral and emotional problems in your child
3. Learn strategies to address your child's potential problems
4. Be an effective parent
Dr. Bhalla’s book is unique in that it has provided parents and caregivers with a very readable, comprehensive, and practical guide to understanding and caring for children—at all stages and in a wide variety of circumstances. If I had to choose a single book to guide parents and caregivers in helping children grow up emotionally well-adjusted, Cues and Clues would be the book.
Castellano Turner, Ph.D.
Clinical Psychology Program
University of Massachusetts Boston
If there is a specific behavioral problem you are having with your child…this book is a straightforward, easily readable resource for you. [It is] an excellent book for parents who are dedicated to the well being of their children.
Stephen W. West, M.D., Pediatrician
A treasure trove of wisdom and solid knowledge, Dr. Bhalla's book is a must-read for parents and educators alike. It is clear that her 30 years as a practicing child psychologist serve as a solid foundation for offering ideas. Armed with the lessons Dr. Bhalla's book provides, parents will be better equipped to help their children become happy, well-adjusted young adult
Rudolf M. Hahnloser, Ph.D. PA-C
This book is a “must-read” for parents as well as professionals working with children of all ages. Dr. Salma Bhalla’s many years of expertise are condensed in this excellent resource, which offers effective approaches that are necessary to raise healthy and well-adjusted children.
Tammy Kohli, B.A., M.I.M., Parent/Educator
Dr. Salma Bhalla, psychologist has written a comprehensive book on proactive parenting… The book is structured to give jargon free access to a wide range of mental health issues and the ways to deal with them. I highly recommend it to parents and all others who work with kids.
Vimal V. Abhyanker, M.D., Psychiatrist
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