About the Author
Dr. Katharine C. Kersey is University Professor of Early Childhood Education, Chairperson of the Department of Early Childhood, Speech Language Pathology and Special Education, and Director of the Child Study and Child Development Centers at Old Dominion University, where she has been a faculty member since l969.
She has authored three books – The Art of Sensitive Parenting, Helping Your Child Handle Stress, and Don’t Take It Out On Your Kids – and co-authored a fourth book, The First-Year Teacher, published by the National Education Association. Dr. Kersey is frequently called upon by local television stations, newspapers and other popular media to discuss family, parent and child-related issues.
She has appeared on several national talk shows including “Oprah,” “Sonya Live,” “CNN,” and the “Les Brown Show.”