In over 25 years practicing pediatrics, Claudia Gold has worked in different ways to address the mental health needs of children. She now specializes in early childhood mental health and is the director of The Hello It’s Me Project, a rural community based-program designed to promote healthy relationships between infants and their caregivers. She also works as an infant-parent mental health clinician at Volunteers in Medicine, Berkshires.
Most recently, Claudia is the author, with Ed Tronick, of The Power of Discord: Why the Ups and Downs of Relationships Are the Secret to Building Intimacy, Resilience, and Trust.
Her other books include The Silenced Child: From Labels, Medications, and Quick-Fix Solutions to Listening, Growth, and Lifelong Resilience and Keeping Your Child in Mind: Overcoming Defiance, Tantrums, and other Everyday Behavior Problems by Seeing the World through Your Child’s Eyes.
She is a member of the faculty of the Infant-Parent Mental Health Fellowship Program at the University of Massachusetts Boston, the Brazelton Institute at Boston Children’s Hospital , and the Berkshire Psychoanalytic Institute.