Category Archives: Meet Magination Authors

Meet Magination Press Authors: Jon Lasser, PhD, and Sage Foster-Lasser!

              Jon Lasser, PhD, is a psychologist, school psychologist, professor and program director of the School Psychology program at Texas State University. At Texas State he has developed and taught graduate courses for the school psychology program and has also taught the freshman first-year experience course.  Sage Foster-Lasser is a student at the University… Read more »

Meet Magination Press Author: Claire A. B. Freeland, PhD, and Jacqueline B. Toner, PhD

              Claire A. B. Freeland, PhD, and Jacqueline B. Toner, PhD, are clinical psychologists in Baltimore, Maryland, with over thirty years each in private practice working with children and parents. We delighted when they agreed to write books for our hugely popular What to Do series. They also just released a teen self-help book… Read more »

Meet Magination Press Author: Sandra Levins

Sandra Levins lives in Burlington, Iowa with her husband, Jim. Their diverse family includes five sons, their partners, and five adorable grandchildren. She is the author of award-winning books such as Eli’s Lie-O-Meter: A Story About Telling the Truth; Was It the Chocolate Pudding? A Story For Little Kids About Divorce; Do You Sing Twinkle? A Story About Remarriage and… Read more »

Meet Magination Press Author: Judith M. Stern

Judith M. Stern, MA, is a teacher and private educational consultant in Rockville, Maryland, specializing in work with children who have learning and attention problems. She is an experienced learning disabilities teacher, reading specialist and classroom teacher. She speaks nationally on subjects such as attention deficit disorder, learning problems and children’s study/organizational skills. Judith is the co-author of three Magination Press… Read more »

Meet Magination Press Author: Andrew P. Smiler, PhD

Andrew P. Smiler, PhD, is a therapist and author residing in Winston-Salem, NC. Andrew holds a PhD in developmental psychology from the University of New Hampshire and a master’s degree in clinical psychology from Towson University. He has authored more than 20 journal articles and book chapters relating to boys, men, sexual development, and identity issues, namely, Challenging Casanova: Beyond… Read more »

Meet Magination Press Author: Brenda S. Miles, PhD

Brenda S. Miles, PhD, is a pediatric neuropsychologist who has worked in hospital, rehabilitation, and school settings. But also Brenda is an author and coauthor of several Magination Press books for children—her first book with MP being the lovely and mindful Imagine a Rainbow published in 2006. We are thrilled that her stick-to-it-ness for telling stories and creating characters keeps her… Read more »

Meet Magination Press Author: Bonnie Zucker, PsyD

I first met Dr. Zucker at my son’s school shortly after she had been lying on the library floor slowly inhaling and exhaling with a purple yoga block placed on her upper chest. In her demonstration of calm belly breathing, the block didn’t move one bit! Bonnie delivered an excellent parent-community talk about anxiety and stress and discussed ways to help our kids… Read more »

Meet Magination Press Author, Judith Glasser, PhD!

    Judith M. Glasser, PhD, is a clinical psychologist who has worked with children and their families for over 30 years. She specializes in the assessment and treatment of AD/HD in children. For many years Dr. Glasser has been interested in the different kinds of difficulties children experience when they have AD/HD. Dr. Glasser is the author, with Kathleen… Read more »

Meet Magination Author: Colleen Patterson!

  Colleen A. Patterson, MA, is a psychologist who has worked with children of all ages in hospital and school settings. She moves her mood by running and frequently races in support of children’s mental health. Colleen has written three Magination Press books – How I Learn: A Kid’s Guide to Learning Disability released in September 2014 followed by 123… Read more »