Meet the Authors


GEORGE T. LYNN, MA, LMHC, is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor from Bellevue, Washington who has pioneered the use of psychotherapy for adults and children with neuropsychological issues. He has lectured internationally on the subject and is the author of four popular books on parenting children with extreme behavior challenges.

His career as a psychotherapist and writer spans thirty years. He has taught at the graduate level at Antioch University, the University of Puget Sound, and Chapman College and holds Masters Degrees from the University of Colorado in Public Administration and Antioch University in Psychology. His articles have been featured in several national magazines including The Family Therapy Networker and Hope. He has appeared on National Public Radio, Air America, and the Maury Povich Show to talk about his work with children with extreme behavior problems.

Since 1991, George has focused attention on the powerful impact of brain chemistry in the process of personal change and development. He has developed a practice specialty working with children and adults with ADD, Tourette’s syndrome, Bipolar Disorder, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, and Autism Spectrum Disorders.

George is author of Survival Strategies for Parenting Your ADD Child. Dealing With Obsessions, Compulsions, Depression, Explosive Behavior, and Rage (Underwood Books, 1996), Survival Strategies for Parenting Children with Bipolar Disorder (Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2000), Genius! Nurturing the Spirit of the Wild, Odd, and Oppositional Child (Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2005) and The Asperger Plus Child:  How To Identify and Help Children with Asperger Syndrome and Seven Common Co-Existing Conditions (Autism and Aspergers Publishing Company, 2007) and Breaking the Trance:  A Practical Guide for Parenting the Screen-Dependent Child (Central Recovery Press, 2016).



cynthiabookfinalCYNTHIA C. JOHNSON, MA, utilizes in-home individualized therapeutic tutoring to help unique PK–12 learners reach their full potential. She is the founding director of the Venture Program at Bellevue College in Washington State, the first degree program in the nation for students challenged with learning and intellectual disabilities. Her work has been featured by National Public Radio, the Chicago Tribune, Inside Higher Education, University Business Magazine, The Seattle Times, and KIRO 7 television. She is a Certified Mediator in Washington State. She holds a Master’s degree in Educational Administration and has a post-graduate certificate in Brain Research in Education.