Maureen Healy

Book Excellence Award Winner

Expert in children’s emotional help offers comprehensive guide for parents and teachers.

Meet Maureen

Maureen Healy is a leader in children’s emotional health. She has authored award-winning books and frequently speaks at events and conferences around the world. Thousands of parents have relied on Maureen’s guidance and experience to raise healthy and happy children.  

Maureen’s book, The Emotionally Healthy Child: Helping Children Calm, Center, and Make Smarter Choices, received a Book Excellence Award in the Parenting category in 2019. In her book, Maureen provides three simple steps for parents to understand their children and create healthy habits. By focusing on Stop, Calm, and Make a Smart Choice, parents can help their children strengthen their emotional health and resilience.

Challenges as an Author

Maureen has faced her fair share of struggles on her road to becoming a children’s emotional health expert. She lived at the Base of the Himalayas in order to teach Tibetan refugee children and study with the Dalai Lama. She has taken on a lot of challenges as she learned about children and their emotional wellbeing.

When asked about challenges she faced when publishing her latest book, Maureen noted that she felt,

“Overwhelmed with the amount of work PR took.”

For The Emotionally Healthy Child, Maureen wanted to share her knowledge, research, and experience with a wide audience. She knew her work would be beneficial to parents all over the world. When asked about her goal for her latest book, Maureen said she was interested in the following.

“Sharing information with a wider audience, and help more people. Also, it would be helpful to sell more books and gain a wider recognition as an authority in my field.”

Becoming a Book Excellence Award Winner

When she learned about becoming a Book Excellence Award Winner, Maureen knew the impact it would have on her career and audience. A prestigious, international award can boost awareness for an author, and Maureen was glad to share her knowledge with more people.

Maureen said she was “delighted” when she learned about her Book Excellence Award in the Parenting category.

Winning this award has helped her make great strides towards her goal of increasing exposure for her work and providing more parents with the knowledge they need to raise emotionally healthy children.

“[The Book Excellence Awards provided] increased awareness and visibility of my book, assisted with media coverage, and helped sell more books.”

Maureen’s Success

Maureen’s book, The Emotionally Healthy Child, has received considerable praise from readers around the world. Families and educators have benefitted from the immense knowledge and experience Maureen shares.

His Holiness the Dalai Lama wrote the preface for her latest book and had the following to say:

“I hope Maureen Healy’s book The Emotionally Healthy Child will contribute to a more wholesome education for future generations.”

Maureen has appeared on a variety of media outlets including Seattle’s “New Day Northwest” morning show. She was part of AOL’s “The Fatherhood Project” with Hank Azaria, and she has been featured on and in Scholastic magazine. She has also written a popular blog for Psychology Today for almost 10 years.

You can contact Maureen through her website or by following her social media channels. To purchase her book, The Emotionally Healthy Child: Helping Children Calm, Center, and Make Smarter Choices, visit Amazon.


Maureen’s Advice

Maureen encourages other authors who are interested in entering the Book Excellence Awards:

“[The Book Excellence Awards] can be a useful partnership where you increase your visibility.”

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