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Michael Hawton (MAPS) is a former teacher and one of Australia’s leading child-behaviour experts, often called upon by media for commentary relating to education, parenting issues and child-behaviour management. He is author of Engaging Adolescents and Talk Less Listen More, which have sold approximately 85,000 copies. Michael is regularly called upon to present as a guest speaker at industry-related conferences.

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August, 2020

Increasing anxiety in children

Michael Hawton joined Sky News to discuss the alarming increase in anxiety in children and what we can do to help.

April, 2018

How much praise is too much?

Michael Hawton joined Studio 10 to discuss the topic of parental praise and whether too much praise can have a negative effect on our child's development.

September, 2020

Taming teens: teaching our children self control

Michael Hawton joined the Today Show to discuss behavioural difficulties in teenagers and how we can teach them more self control.

August, 2013

Michael Hawton Bookshots interview

Caroline Baum interviews Michael Hawton about his book Talk Less, Listen More.

September, 2020

An interview with Michael Hawton on Mums At The Table on Channel 7+

Michael Hawton interviewed about his book, Engaging Adolescents, on Mum's At The Table on Channel 7+.

November, 2020

Anxious kids: how parents can help them

Michael Hawton joined Studio 10 to talk about anxiety in children and what we as parents can do to help.



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