National expert in the often-perplexing behavior of tweens/teens.USC grad.Husband, dad to 2 young adults. Steven Tyler’s janiesfund.org fan.
Tim Goldsmith, Ph.D., is chief clinical officer at Youth Villages, where he directs a staff of clinical specialists who oversee the treatment of more than 23,000 children and youth every year. <br />
Rock superstar Steven Tyler has announced Janie’s Fund, a philanthropic partnership with Youth Villages to bring hope and healing for many of our country’s most vulnerable girls who have suffered the trauma of abuse and neglect. <br />
All parents have moments when they wish they could consult with an expert. If you have a question about your tween or teen’s behavior, send it to Dr.Tim@youthvillages.org. If Dr. Tim and his staff of experts feature your question in a column, he’ll change names and other specifically identifying information. For more: <a href="http://www.youthvillages.org" target="_hplink">www.youthvillages.org</a>; <a href="http://www.janiesfund.org" target="_hplink">www.janiesfund.org.</a>