Dr. Gordon Neufeld is a Vancouver-based developmental psychologist with over 40 years of experience with children and youth and those responsible for them. A foremost authority on child development, Dr. Neufeld is an international speaker, a best-selling author (Hold On to Your Kids) and a leading interpreter of the developmental paradigm. Dr. Neufeld has a widespread reputation for making sense of complex problems and for opening doors for change. While formerly involved in university teaching and private practice, he now devotes his time to teaching and training others, including educators and helping professionals. His Neufeld Institute is now a world-wide charitable organization devoted to applying developmental science to the task of raising children. Dr. Neufeld appears regularly on radio and television. He is a father of five and a grandfather to six.
Dr. Gordon Neufeld helps us make sense of our kids, empower our parenting and re-connect us to our natural intuition as parents, educators, guides, mentors, and human beings responsible for the children we care for and love.
Enjoy this delightful, insightful and deeply impactful conversation.
In addition to the delightful and insightful podcast conversation I had with Dr. Gordon Neufeld you can watch the in- person conversation I had with him on the topic of play its importance, the nature of it and how it serves the healthy development of children.