Glasser, Ph.D., is a licensed clinical psychologist and past
Chair of the National Parenting Education Network. A nationally
recognized authority on parenting and child development, Dr.
Glasser has been interviewed by numerous magazines, newspapers,
television and radio shows including Parenting, Redbook,
USA Today, South Florida Parenting, Child, CNN, San Antonio
Express-News, San Jose Mercury News, Herald-Mail,
The Copley News Service, Woman's Day, Family
Circle, Parents, Baby Talk, Nick Jr. Magazine, First for Women,
Scholastic, and PBS Public Television.
She served as the on-air parenting expert for Fox WSVN News, hosting Parent to Parent,
a weekly televised segment. Dr. Glasser has also been an expert contributor for PsychologyToday.com.
An experienced writer and columnist, Glasser is the co-author of "New Kid, New Scene: A Guide to Moving and Switching Schools," (Amazon) a ForeWord Book of the Year Finalist. Real Simple Magazine named this book "One of 45 Books to Get Kids Through Life's Trickiest Transitions."
She also co-wrote "The
Step-Tween Survival Guide," winner of the Voice
of Youth Advocates (VOYA) Nonfiction Honor List and a finalist
in the ForeWord Magazine's Book of the Year award. It is described
by Jeanette Lofas, president of The Stepfamily Foundation
as a "...must read for anyone with tweens in their stepfamily."
For over a decade, she penned "Positive Parenting" (a weekly
feature of the Miami Herald), offering trusted information
about issues ranging from sleep challenges to stepfamilies.
Dr. Glasser has also served
as a writer and consulting editor for Teach More/Love More,
a monthly newsletter for parents of children ages birth to
In addition, she authored a chapter in The Experts' Guide
to the Baby Years (Clarkson Potter, 2006) where she was
named one of "100 of the world's most trusted parenting
recipient of numerous honors and awards - including the South
Florida Business Journal's Up and Comer Award for professional
achievement and community service -
Dr. Glasser is a trusted psychologist, writer, speaker
and media guest. She lives in Richmond, Virginia with her
husband and five children.
She can be reached at debbie <at> newsforparents.org
Some of Debbie
Glasser's previously published articles include:
Need to `Worry Less, Wing it More'
is a Science to Teaching Kids Science
Act of Giving Thanks Might Be Good Medicine
When to Let Go and Enjoy the Ride
Activities Can Be Boon to Teens
to Get --and Keep-- Your Kid's Attention
Kids From Becoming Couch Potatoes
Old Adage Aside, Words Can -- and Do -- Hurt
Interacting - With People or TV
Fun Ways to Teach Your Child How to Read