#43: Dr. Jeffrey Bernstein – How to get along with people, even if they drive you crazy

health & fitness performance personal development podcast May 05, 2020

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 Have you ever found yourself feeling anxious about your reaction in some situations? In this episode, I talk with Dr. Jeffrey Bernstein, a nationally recognized parent coach and a licensed psychologist with over 30 years of experience in providing child, adolescent, couples, and family counseling.


I get to pick his brain on anxiety, a field that he had explored in almost all of his previous work, I learned his method for calming down and the guide for solving problems.


His work has been profiled in several media sources, including radio in several countries, twice on The Today Show, Court TV as an expert advisor, and NBC National News. Bernstein also has been repeatedly quoted in Men’s Health and Cosmopolitan Magazines.

Show notes:

0:30 Introduction to Dr. Jeffrey Bernstein

1:20 How Dr. Bernstein got into Psychology

3:22 Why Dr. Bernstein started with anxiety in his new book

6:30 The Definition of anxiety

9:01 Concrete ways of calming down

13:30 The difference between adult and teen behaviors

15:20 The brain development process and why teens don’t see the consequences sometimes 

17:55 Dr. Bernstein’s relationship patterns

22:15 How we can improve our problem-solving capabilities

25:30 The importance of gratitude and positive psychology

30:10 The 10 Day Guide to a Less Defiant Child

37:05 Manage your reactive brain

39:20 How to connect with Dr. Jeffrey Bernstein 


Connect with Dr. Jeffrey Bernstein


LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jeffrey-bernstein-ph-d-74665221/



Dr. Jeffrey Bernstein’s books: 

The Anxiety, Depression & Anger Toolbox for Teens – https://www.amazon.com/dp/B08666RW4D/

The Stress Survival Guide for Teens – https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07MT9J1B5/

Mindfulness for Teen Worry – https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B06XGRB6ZX/

Why Can’t You Read My Mind – https://www.amazon.com/Overcoming-Thought-Patterns-Loving-Relationship/dp/1569244758

10 Days to a Less Defiant Child – https://www.amazon.com/Days-Less-Defiant-Child-Second/dp/B07TK2KX8C/

Dr. Dan Siegel’s Hand Model of the Brain https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f-m2YcdMdFw


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