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Ask Dr. Pat - Parenting Help

Parents have always sought out wise counsel about the challenges they face in raising their children. In past generations, this information came from grandparents or other family members. Today, families are more sophisticated and want advice informed by the latest and best scientific evidence. With Ask Dr. Pat they receive step-by-step specific advice rather than general advice on their query.

Patrick J. McGrath OC, PhD, FRSC is a clinical psychologist and a researcher. He is Professor of Psychology, Pediatrics, and Psychiatry at Dalhousie University, Vice President – Research at IWK Health Centre in Halifax, and a parent.

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