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Elizabeth Berger MD

Elizabeth Berger, author of Raising Kids With Character: Developing Trust and Personal Integrity in Children, is a board-certified child and adolescent psychiatrist with 30 years experience. She is a member of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and has been on the faculty of the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons; Northwestern University Medical School; University of Cincinnati College of Medicine; and MCP-Hanemann School of Medicine.

Dr. Berger is a member of the nationally known "Commission on Children at Risk" and has presented the group's scientific findings in Washington, DC. She appears on panels and public forums as well as on national television and radio. She is widely quoted in magazines such as Parents, Child and Newsweek. Dr. Berger and her husband divide their time between Indianapolis and New York City; they have two adult children. To read excerpts of Dr. Berger's book, go to

Elizabeth Berger MD

Most Recent Articles

Helping Your Children Through Divorce

Sunday, 19 February 2012 09:00
A divorce rattles the foundations of every woman's sense of stability. Well-laid plans that just yesterday made perfect sense no longer make any sense at all. And to top it all off, those kids! Children have a talent, it would seem, for acting up…

Divorce Through a Child's Eyes

Thursday, 21 February 2013 12:05
Caring mothers do everything possible to protect their children from being hurt by divorce. But it is inevitable that your children will experience the divorce very differently than the way that you experience it. Remember, it is not your job to…
Children usually let you know their feelings through actions, not words. This is especially true in response to a complex situation like divorce. Kids may express themselves through problem behaviors that don't seem connected to the divorce at…