Why Can't I Be the Parent I Want to Be?
Why Can't I Be the Parent I Want to Be? is a breakthrough guide that teaches us
how to overcome the deeply held beliefs about ourselves and other people that cause us to
keep on making the same mistakes, over and over. A variety of innovative approaches
help parents challenge these core beliefs (or schemas) that lead to problematic parenting
styles. Chapters on assessing children's emerging schemas also present intriguing
suggestions to help parents change their children, including critical advice on things not
to do and why not to do them.