author of Far From The Tree
Claudia M. Gold MD is a pediatrician and writer with a longstanding interest in addressing children's mental health care in a preventive model. She has practiced general and behavioral pediatrics for 25 years, and currently specializes in early childhood mental health.
Dr. Gold's latest book is The Silenced Child: From Labels, Medications, and Quick-Fix Solutions to Listening, Growth, and Lifelong Resilience.
She is also the author of Keeping Your Child in Mind: Overcoming Defiance, Tantrums, and other Everyday Behavior Problems by Seeing the World through Your Child’s Eyes, and writes regularly for Psychology Today.
She is currently writing The Developmental Science of Early Childhood:Clinical Applications of Infant Mental Health Concepts From Infancy Through Adolescence, to be published by W.W. Norton & Co. in February, 2017.
Dr. Gold is on the faculty of the University of Massachusetts Boston Infant-Parent Mental Health program, William James College, and the Austen Riggs Center. She is also on the advisory board of the Sackler Parent Infant Project at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons.
Dr. Gold lives with her husband and children in Egremont, MA. Read more »