Maureen Healy is an award-wining author, popular speaker and expert on highly sensitive children. Her blogs on Psychology Today, and for the PBS series, This Emotional Life, have been read by millions of people.
Unique about Maureen is her in-depth background in western science and eastern wisdom. Her book, Growing Happy Kids, was praised by MD’s and Soccer Mom’s alike. Dr. Ed Hallowell said it “provided what we all long for: a simple five step plan to help nurture children’s self-confidence so they can handle whatever comes up smoothly.”
Being a leading voice for children’s emotional health, Maureen has appeared on Disney’s “The Fatherhood Project” with Hank Azaria, and other stations such as NBC, ABC, and the CW. Her work has also been featured in The Boston Globe, Scholastic, Parents Magazine, Martha Stewart Living, NYU’s “About Our Kids,” WebMD, and The Huffington Post among others. Some of her popular articles are available via reprint.
Along with 15+ years of global experience, Maureen holds a BA in psychology and an MBA from Clark University in Worcester, Massachusetts. She has also completed her doctoral coursework in Child Clinical Psychology from Fielding Graduate University in Santa Barbara, CA, where she is now based. Complimenting these traditional credentials Maureen holds a certification to teach energy healing to promote relaxation and healing.