Emily Edlynn

Pioneering clinical psychologist

Emily Edlynn, PhD is a clinical psychologist passionate about integrating science and common-sense in parenting guidance to support healthier and more sustainable lives for parents. She is an award-winning author of the book, Autonomy-Supportive Parenting: Reduce Parental Burnout and Raise Competent Confident Children, speaker, and co-host of the popular Psychologists Off the Clock podcast. Edlynn wrote a regular parenting advice column for Parents.com and serves on their medical review board. Her writing has appeared in the Washington Post, Scary Mommy, Good Housekeeping, Motherly, Psychology Today, and more. She has been featured as an expert on NPR and NBC News Daily and regularly guests on podcasts to speak about parenting and raising healthy children in our modern world. She challenges today’s unhealthy and unscientific parenting trends in her speaking and writing, including for her Substack. Her book earned a Foreword Reviews’ 2023 Indies Book of the Year Award. Edlynn also serves as the Director of Pediatric Behavioral Medicine at a private practice in the Chicago area where she works with children, teens, and families.

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Emily Edlynn, PhD is a clinical psychologist passionate about integrating science and common-sense in parenting guidance to support healthier and more sustainable lives for parents. She is an award-winning author of the book, Autonomy-Supportive Parenting: Reduce Parental Burnout and Raise Competent Confident Children, speaker, and co-host of the popular Psychologists Off the Clock podcast. Edlynn wrote a regular parenting advice column for Parents.com and serves on their medical review board. Her writing has appeared in the Washington Post, Scary Mommy, Good Housekeeping, Motherly, Psychology Today, and more. She has been featured as an expert on NPR and NBC News Daily and regularly guests on podcasts to speak about parenting and raising healthy children in our modern world. She challenges today’s unhealthy and unscientific parenting trends in her speaking and writing, including for her Substack. Her book earned a Foreword Reviews’ 2023 Indies Book of the Year Award. Edlynn also serves as the Director of Pediatric Behavioral Medicine at a private practice in the Chicago area where she works with children, teens, and families.