Dr. Pickhardt is an Educational Psychologist in private counseling and public lecturing practice in Austin, Texas. His primary focus of interest is the adolescent coming-of-age passage that changes the child, the parent in response, and the relationship between them. Additionally, he is the author of 16 parenting books, several novels, and 8 books of illustrated psychology for which he is also the graphic artist.
Dr. Pickhardt also writes a popular blog for Psychology Today, “Surviving (your child’s) Adolescence,” which has received over 11 million reads. He and his wife have 4 children and 4 grandchildren, and enjoy the beauties of being outdoors. www.carlpickhardt.com