Dr. Berman, a psychiatrist and mother of three, is on the advisory board of Reflective Parenting, the board of CMomA, and serves on the board of the Just Keep Livin' Foundation, founded by Matthew and Camila McConaughey. During her residency at Rush Medical College she won the award for best teacher of medical students. She is now an assistant professor at UCLA Medical Center and runs her own practice.
"I have remarked many times that there is no parenting manual
that comes with your child when they are born, but I believe Robin
Berman, MD has written the first one that should be present in
every delivery room. A how-to with real heart, Permission to Parent
is a must-read guide that encourages conscious, loving parenting
with boundaries. Hallelujah!"
- Reese Witherspoon, Academy Award winning Actress
"Permission to Parent is rich with wisdom, filled with laughter
and heartwarming moments that any parent can recognize. This book
is a powerful inspiration to rise to the challenge of being the
best parent possible, and gives gentle guidance to getting there.
Dr. Berman has written the how-to for being the parent we all wish
- Marianne Williamson, New York Times Best Selling Author and Internationally Acclaimed Spiritual Lecturer
"Every parent should read this book so that they may step up to
the plate and be the loving and firm parent their child needs. With
her professional expertise and compelling stories, Dr. Berman
shares how parents can look deep within so that they can keep their
own childhood drama in check and lead from a position of strength,
wisdom and love. All parents will find themselves in the pages of
Dr. Berman's smart and accessible book."
- Catherine Birndorf, MD, Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry at Weill Cornell Medical Center, and author of The Nine Rooms of Happiness