Howard Glasser is Founder of the Children’s Success Foundation and creator of the Nurtured Heart Approach®. He likes to think of himself as a voice for children’s greatness so that ultimately children can find their own voice of greatness.

Howard’s training background is in family treatment, clinical studies and educational leadership and his body of work has been inspired from his work with some of the most intense and challenging children. He has been referred to as one of the more influential living persons working to reduce children’s reliance on psychiatric medications and his work has been featured on CNN, in Esquire Magazine, as well as in now inspiring a growing number of programs worldwide. Howard is the author of 15 books, including Transforming the Difficult Child, Notching Up the Nurtured Heart Approach, and Igniting Greatness and is a sought after Keynote speaker at conferences in areas of treatment and education.

The Nurtured Heart Approach has been successfully adopted by the state of New Jersey’s Coordinated System of Care and is being examined as a model of care by other states as well as being currently researched by both by Rutgers University and the University of Arizona’s Zuckerman School of Public Health with findings soon to be published. He currently teaches certification trainings on his method, teaches at Andrew Weil’s renowned program at the University of Arizona’s School of Integrative Medicine as well as in the new Transformational Wellness program at U of A’s School of Public Health.

“If we dig up the past and do all we can to understand why things went wrong, we’ll know what to do to fix it – and if we don’t go through that process of digging through the past, we’ll never solve the problems of the present.”

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