Happiness expert and sociologist at UC Berkely’s Greater Good Science Center, Christine Carter, Ph.D., is the author of Raising Happiness: 10 Simple Steps for More Joyful Kids and Happier Parents. Dr. Carter also writes a blog for Greater Good, which is syndicated on the Huffington Post and PsychologyToday.com. Dr. Carter has helped thousands of parents find more joy in their parenting and relationships, drawing on psychology, sociology, neuroscience, as well as her own chaotic (and often hilarious) real-world adventures as a mom to demonstrate the do’s and don’ts in action.
After receiving her B.A. from Dartmouth College where she was a Senior Fellow, Dr. Carter worked in marketing management and school administration, going on to receive her Ph.D in sociology from UC Berkely. Her first book, The Other Side of Silence, is one of the most frequently stolen books out of university libraries. Dr. Carter has been quoted in Women’s Health and Parenting magazines, The New York Times, Los Angeles Times, USA Today and dozens of other publications. She has appeared on the “Oprah Winfrey Show, the “Rachael Ray Show,” “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart,” “CBS Sunday Morning,” “ABC World New with Diane Sawyer” and NPR.
Dr. Carter loves to speak to parents, grandparents, and teachers, and has been the key-note speaker at hundreds of schools and professional groups. In 2010, she received an award from the Council on Contemporary Families for her outstanding science-based reporting on family issues. Dr. Carter teaches parenting classes online throughout the year to a global audience on her website www.raisinghappiness.com.
Christine Carter, Ph.D., teaches online happiness classesthat help parents bring more joy into their own lives and the lives of their children, and she writes an award-winning blog for UC Berkeley’s Greater Good Science Center(where this article was originally posted). She is the author of RAISING HAPPINESS: 10 Simple Steps for More Joyful Kids and Happier Parents
Dr. Carter teaches online happiness classes that help parents bring more joy into their own lives and the lives of their children, and writes an award-winning blog for UC Berkeley’s Greater Good Science Center. She is the author of RAISING HAPPINESS: 10 Simple Steps for More Joyful Kids and Happier Parents.
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