Dr. Michael Thompson
Michael G. Thompson, Ph.D. is a consultant, author and psychologist specializing in children and families. He is the supervising psychologist for The Belmont Hill School and has worked in more than seven hundred schools across the United States, as well as in international schools in Central American, Europe, Africa and Asia. Michael has authored or co-authored nine books, including Raising Cain: Protecting the Emotional Life of Boys (1991), Best Friends/Worst Enemies: Understanding the Social Lives of Children (2001) and The Pressured Child: Helping Your Child Achieve Success in School and Life (2004). A dedicated speaker and traveler, he has appeared on the Today Show, the Oprah Winfrey Show, 20/20, and 60 Minutes, among others. He is married to Dr. Theresa McNally, a psychotherapist, and is the father of an adult daughter and son and grandfather of two granddaughters.