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DOONE ESTEY, BA, MA, is a Certified Adlerian Parent Educator. She is in demand as an expert parenting speaker, giving school courses, corporate talks, and conference keynotes. Aside from being a Principal of Parenting Network, she does private parent consulting and is the Secretary-Treasurer of the Family Education Section of the North American Society of Adlerian Psychology. Doone is the mother of four children and lives with her husband in Toronto.

BEVERLEY CATHCART-ROSS founded Parenting Network in 1989. A leading parenting expert and international speaker, she was recently hailed, by Toronto Life, as “Toronto’s Top Parenting Guru.” She has appeared as a guest expert on television and radio, and in many publications, including Today’s Parent and Reader’s Digest. Beverley is an active member of the North American Society of Adlerian Psychology. A mother of four, she lives in Toronto with her husband.

MARTIN NASH, M.D., was in family practice for nineteen years and then specialized in Psychotherapy and Family Counseling using Alfred Alder’s psychology. He has run a successful practice for the past thirty years, helping thousands of individuals to transform their relationships. Martin has conducted presentations and training for professionals throughout North America. He has three sons and six grandchildren and lives an active life with his wife in Toronto.

Raising Great Parents

How to Become the Parent Your Child Needs You to Be
Doone Estey
Beverley Cathcart-Ross
Martin Nash

“If you want to be a great parent, this book is for you. I’m going to recommend it to all the parents I work with.”
—LYNN LOTT, MFT, best-selling co-author of numerous Positive Discipline books and manuals

“Copies of this book will bristle with bookmarks and sticky note reminders as readers find the information and exercises they need to become great parents.”
—EMMA WAVERMAN, parenting writer and co-author of Whining and Dining: Mealtime Survival for Picky Eaters and the Families Who Love Them

“… provides balanced, hopeful, and responsive interactions that will contribute to a healthy, long-term legacy for families. Highly recommended.”
—MARION BALLA, Family Therapist and Educator and President of the Adlerian Counselling and Consulting Group, Ottawa, Ontario

“… nails a new parenting model for a modern world that respects authority less and questions everything more. I came to these conclusions raising my own kids. If I’d had this book I’d have jump-started the process.”
—DON TAPSCOTT, bestselling author of fifteen books, most recently Radical Openness

“My own life was transformed when I first found out how to apply these principles, and this book is a great way to learn and practice them.”
—LINDA J. PAGE, Ph.D., President of Adler School of Professional Studies and co-author of Coaching with the Brain in Mind: Foundations for Practice

“At last, here is all the guidance, encouragement, and practical advice every parent needs to raise children in a respectful, harmonious way …”
—GILL DEACON, radio host, television broadcaster, and author of There’s Lead in Your Lipstick


$22.95 CAD / $22.95 USD / £16.00 GBP

306 pages

ISBN 978-1-927483-72-5

Available now from: (U.S.) (Canada) (UK)