Synopses & Reviews
In todays rapidly changing world and challenging economy, young adults increasingly find themselves at a crossroads between financial and emotional dependence and autonomy. Drawing on Dr. Sachs' extensive clinical experience and his illuminating discussion of the latest psychological research, Emptying the Nest will support parents in their efforts to cultivate their young adults success and self-reliance while simultaneously maintaining healthy family relationships. Parents will:
• understand the family dynamics that either impede or nurture
• foster a higher degree of academic, professional, and fiscal
• effectively encourage young adults to establish realistic goals
and create a meaningful vision for their future;
• learn how to gradually let go, so that young adults discover
how to resolve their own problems.
About the Author
Dr. Brad Sachs is a psychologist and author of the nationally recognized parenting books, The Good Enough Child and The Good Enough Teen. He has appeared on over three hundred radio and television shows, including 20/20 and The Diane Rehm Show. He regularly contributes to Redbook, Parenting, Parents, Child, and American Baby, and is on the faculty of the Cape Cod Institute. He lives in Columbia, MD.