Tina P Bryson

Tina Payne Bryson, Ph.D., is the founder and executive director of The Center for Connection, a multidisciplinary therapeutic practice, as well as The Play Strong Institute, a facility dedicated to the study, research, and practice of neurodevelopmental play therapy. She is a registered clinical social worker who provides pediatric and adolescent psychotherapy and parenting consultations. She is the co-author of four other famous parenting books, including the New York Times bestsellers The Whole-Brain Child and No-Drama Discipline. Dr. Bryson is a keynote speaker and workshop leader for parents, educators, physicians, and industry executives all over the world. She graduated with a Ph.D. She received her bachelor's degree from the University of Southern California and currently resides in Los Angeles with her husband and three children.