Tina Payne Bryson, Ph.D
Tina Payne Bryson, Ph.D. is a psychotherapist at Pediatric and Adolescent Psychology Associates in Arcadia, California, where she sees children and adolescents, as well as provides parenting consultations. In addition to writing and lecturing to parents, educators, and professionals, she serves as the Director of Parenting Education and Development for the Mindsight Institute, focusing on how to understand relationships in the context of the changing brain. Dr. Bryson earned her Ph.D. from the University of Southern California, where her research explored attachment science, childrearing theory, and the emerging field of interpersonal neurobiology. Her book, The Whole-Brain Child, co-authored with Dr. Dan Siegel, gives parents practical ways to transform difficult moments (like tantrums) into opportunities for children to thrive. She lives near Los Angeles with her husband and three children. You can visit www.TinaBryson.com to learn more about Tina.