Get the Behavior You Want Without Being the Parent You Hate

Harrisburg Academy, with the support of the Parents Association, will host Dr. Deborah Gilboa on Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2019.


Media personality and author of "Get the Behavior You Want, Without Being The Parent You Hate!," Dr. G brings insight and humor on the common issues affecting kids in today’s high-paced world.


Using her innate humor, personal parenting challenges, and experiences as a family physician, Dr. G offers tips and solutions on the Today Show, Good Morning America, The Rachel Ray Show, online, and at conferences all over the world, to help kids grow up great!




Tickets are available at $10 per person with a limit of two tickets per enrolled student.  Seating is limited, so purchase tickets now.  Proceeds will support future parent education opportunities.


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About Dr. Deborah Gilboa


Internationally respected parenting and youth development expert, Deborah Gilboa, MD, is the founder of Popularly known as Dr. G, she is an industry leading speaker, author, social influencer, and media personality. She inspires audiences with relatable stories and easy tools to develop crucial life skills in children, teens and young adults ages 2-22.


Her beloved, user-friendly parenting activity books, "Teach Resilience: Raising Kids Who Can Launch!," "Teach Responsibility: Empower Kids with a Great Work Ethic," and "Teach Respect: That’s My Kid!" are designed for today’s busy parents with age specific tips and ideas for building character in kids. Dr. G is also the author of the critically acclaimed book, "How to Get the Behavior You Want… Without Being the Parent You Hate!" Dr. G’s Guide to Effective Parenting (Demos Publishing, LLC), which breaks down 60 key challenges faced by parents of kids primarily in their pre-teen years.


As a television personality, Dr. G gives straightforward advice (with a dose of humor) that helps wade through the stress, doubt, and guilt that ALL parents feel at one time or another. She is a regular on NBC’s TODAY and has appeared on numerous other local and national television talk shows and News programs throughout the U.S, including The Doctors, The Hallmark Channel’s Home and Family, Good Morning America, Fox News, The Rachael Ray Show, Additionally, she regularly contributes to, Huffington Post Parents, Your Teen magazine, Parents magazine, and


Dr. G is a board certified attending family physician at Pittsburgh’s Squirrel Hill Health Center, caring for diverse patients from 100+ countries, speaking 61 different languages. Her fluency in American Sign Language and her work with the deaf community has received national recognition and was the focus of her service as an Albert Schweitzer Fellow.


A graduate of University of Pittsburgh’s School of Medicine, Carnegie Mellon University, and as an alumnus of Chicago’s Second City Improv Theater, Dr. G’s diverse background and experiences add to her credibility and lively storytelling.


She is also a Clinical Associate Professor for the University of Pittsburgh School Of Medicine and has received many awards for clinical excellence in teaching, including the Alpha Omega Alpha Volunteer Clinical Faculty Award.


Dr. G resides in Pittsburgh with her four boys.



Dr. Deborah Gilboa


Get the Behavior You Want Without Being the Parent You Hate

Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2019 6:30 p.m.
$10 per person (limit two)
McCormick Auditorium

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