Wendy Mogel, PhD is a practicing social-clinical psychologist, international public speaker and New York Times bestselling author. Her parenting books include The Blessing of a Skinned Knee, The Blessing of a B Minus, and Voice Lessons for Parents. She specializes in the protection and promotion of self-reliance, resilience, accountability, and exuberance in children and hosts the popular podcast Nurture vs Nurture with Dr. Wendy Mogel. Her think pieces have appeared in publications including Independent School Magazine, Parents Magazine, Camping Magazine, and the New York Times and she is frequently invited to weigh in on issues of the day by television and press including The Today Show, The Chicago Tribune, The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Newsweek, CNN, and NPR. She has served on the scientific advisory boards of child-centered nonprofits and Parents Magazine. A graduate of Middlebury College, Mogel completed an internship and post-doctoral fellowship in psychology at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles.