Joshua Coleman

Joshua Coleman, Ph.D., is a co-chair of the Council on Contemporary Families and a psychologist with a private practice in the San Francisco Bay Area. His most recent book is When Parents Hurt: Compassionate Strategies When You and Your Grown Child Don’t Get Along (HarperCollins).

Dr. Coleman has been a frequent guest on the Today Show, NPR, and the BBC, and has also been featured on Sesame Street, 20/20, Good Morning America, America Online Coaches, and numerous news programs for FOX, ABC, CNN, and NBC television. His advice has appeared in The New York Times, the Times<i> of London, <i>Newsweek, CNN, Psychology Today, Parenting magazine, and many other outlets.

He has also served on the clinical faculties of the University of California, San Francisco, the Wright Institute Graduate School of Psychology, and the San Francisco Psychotherapy Research Group.

Dr. Coleman is the author of numerous articles and chapters and has written four books. In addition to When Parents Hurt, they include: The Marriage Makeover: Finding Happiness in Imperfect Harmony (St. Martin’s Press); The Lazy Husband: How to Get Men to Do More Parenting and Housework (St. Martin’s Press); and Married with Twins: Life, Love and the Pursuit of Marital Harmony.

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