Synopses & Reviews
Wildest Colts Make the Best Horses, TheDefending the Development of Spirited Young People
By John Breeding
First Published: 2003
This Edition: 2007
Key Themes: parenting, education, self-help, medication, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)
This is a self-help book like you've never seen before. It says we do need help and details many helpful strategies. It underscores that drugs are not helpful. I envision parent support groups being formed around this book in concerned communities across America. - Moira Dolan, MD, parent & medical researcher.
John Breeding is a parent who has continued to be fascinated with his children as he and they continue to grow up. His wisdom comes from his delight, which makes him a revolutionary. - Brad Blanton, author of 'Radical History: How to Transform Your Life by Telling the Truth'
What to do when your child is labelled a problem by the schools. The truth about Ritalin, ADHD and other 'disruptive behavioral disorders'.
In this revised and expanded Chipmunka edition, John Breeding sends out a powerful message and strong support for adults who want to encourage the spirited development of our children. The book calls for a halt to the epidemic drugging of young people for so-called ADHD and other alleged mental illnesses. This book shows us how to counsel our children and insists we must not forsake the great gift of viewing them with the 'eyes of delight ' John is a clear, strong advocate for young people and a great ally to parents wanting support to repond to their children in a positive way.
About the Author
John Breeding PhD is a counselling psychologist from Austin, Texas USA. John is director of 'Texans For Safe Education', a citizen's group dedicated to challenging the ever-increasing role of psychiatry, especially psychiatric drugs, in schools. He is also active on other challenges of psychiatric oppression, and is a steering committee member of the Coalition for the Abolition of Electroshock in Texas (CAEST), whose website is www.endofshock.com . His personal website, www.wildestcolts.com, is a great resource on parenting, psychology and psychiatry.
Dr. Breeding obtained his doctorate in School Psychology from the University of Texas. He is the author of three Chipmunka books, 'The Wildest Colts Make the Best Horses', 'The Necessity of Madness and 'Eyes Wide Open'. He has written several other books on a variety of subjects. John is the father of two teenagers, Eric and Vanessa