Claudia Gold, MD – Short Bio

The Silenced Child: As a pediatrician bringing perspectives from developmental psychology, psychoanalysis, and neuroscience, Dr. Gold explores the ways in which listening to parents and children promotes growth, healing and resilience. In parallel, she exposes the various forces in our culture that obstruct listening. Her forthcoming book is The Silenced Child.


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