Howard Glasser is the founder of the Children's Success Foundation and creator of the Nurtured Heart Approach™ and the Inner Wealth Initiative™ which have been used in hundreds of thousands of homes and classrooms around the world.
He is author of Transforming the Difficult Child, currently the top-selling book on the topic of ADHD; The Inner Wealth Initiative, one of the leading books on school interventions; You Are Oprah – Igniting the Fires of Greatness, a book that outlines ways to apply the Nurtured Heart Approach to one's self; and All Children Flourishing, a book that describes the approach's use with all children, difficult or not. Four of his eight books are in the top one percent of all books on Amazon.com.
Howard has been the subject of feature article in Esquire, a featured guest on CNN and a consultant for 48 Hours. He currently teaches the Nurtured Heart Approach through live presentations worldwide. He has consulted for numerous psychiatric, judicial and educational programs.
Although he has done extensive doctoral work in the fields of Clinical Psychology and Educational Leadership, he feels his own years as a difficult child contributed the most to his understanding of the needs of challenging children and to the success of his approach which is based on aligning the energies of relationship.
Howard has been called one of the most influential living persons working to prevent children from relying on psychiatric medications. His work also supports many children in developing the inner strength to resist addictive substances.