11. Children and Parents

  1. Michael E. Bernard

Published Online: 20 APR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9780470973097.ch11

Rationality and the Pursuit of Happiness: The Legacy of Albert Ellis

Rationality and the Pursuit of Happiness: The Legacy of Albert Ellis

How to Cite

Bernard, M. E. (2010) Children and Parents, in Rationality and the Pursuit of Happiness: The Legacy of Albert Ellis, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470973097.ch11

Author Information

  1. University of Melbourne, Melbourne Graduate School of Education, Australia

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 20 APR 2011
  2. Published Print: 17 DEC 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470683125

Online ISBN: 9780470973097

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Keywords:

  • children and parents, children helped to become un-neurotic adults - very early emotional training and education;
  • Ellis, teaching people emotional survival skills - resource for families in crisis;
  • parenting styles, guiding philosophy - major child-rearing practices, that parents rely on;
  • getting angry, an effective way - of modifying one's child's behavior;
  • kind and unfirm parenting style - “permissive” parenting, love and affection for children;
  • Ellis, and his “best” parenting style - one characterized by kindness and firmness;
  • overcoming emotional stresses of parenting - emotional stress and other emotional problems;
  • parents, of immense help to children - experiencing inevitable upsets as they grow up;
  • major problems - creating strain, between adults and their parents;
  • REBT, used by mental health professionals - counselors, psychologists, social workers, helping children and adolescents

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Parenting Styles and Discipline

  • Overcoming the Emotional Stresses of Parenting

  • How Parents Can Help Solve Problems of Their Children

  • Relating to Your Parents