Wendy Young, LMSW, BCD, founder of Kidlutions™, graduated Summa Cum Laude from Michigan State University's Clinical Social Work program and is a Board Certified Diplomate. Wendy is co-author of Bloom: 50 things to say, think and do with anxious, angry and over-the-top-kids and over 20 clinician ebooks & workbooks on parenting, grief, stress, self-regulation, and trauma. She is a Child & Adolescent Therapist, and the Clinical Director of Comprehensive Counseling & Consulting, LLC. Wendy currently maintains her clinical practice in a school-based health center. In her spare time, she consults to numerous early childhood programs in the Midwest, and provides training to educators and professionals. Wendy, is an award-winning clinician and globally recognized expert. With over 1 million followers on Pinterest, clinicians worldwide look to Wendy for tools, strategies, and activities to improve children's health and well-being, www.kidlutions.com.
Lynne Kenney, Psy.D., is a Harvard-trained psychologist, mother of two, an international educator, author and pediatric psychologist in Scottsdale, AZ. Dr. Kenney’s works include the Social-Emotional Literacy program Bloom Your Room™; Musical Thinking; Bloom: 50 things to say, think and do with anxious, angry and over-the-top-kids and 70 Play Activities For Better Thinking, Self-Regulation, Learning and Behavior. With a keen interest in changing the trajectory of children’s learning through cognitive-exercise, Dr. Kenney is known for developing classroom activities which integrate neuroscience and physical education to improve executive function and self-regulation, www.lynnekenney.com.