David Coleman to speak in Waterford City

David Coleman, clinical psychologist, broadcaster and author will speak at the Tower Hotel on Thursday May 19th. His topic for this visit, sponsored by Mr Binman, is relevant for all parents as it deals with ‘Building your child’s self esteem’.

David Coleman is a graduate of University College Dublin and has been a practising Clinical Psychologist, working with children and families for over twelve years.

David has become well known in Ireland as the presenter of the hit RTE television series “Families in Trouble”, “Teens in the Wild” and more recently ‘Families in the Wild’, all of which were enjoyed by huge audiences nationwide. David also presents ‘21st Century Child’, a landmark venture for RTE which follows 12 Irish families for six years from the birth of their babies.

A natural communicator, David’s style is universally acclaimed as accessible and approachable. David has successfully transferred his skills to radio where he is the dependable weekly contributor to the Moncrieff Show’s parenting slot every Wednesday on Newstalk 106-108.

David gives lectures and workshops to groups all around the country on topics ranging from parenting to communication. Speaking, in person, to thousands over the last year David enjoys the engagement with a live audience and his entertaining style is always acknowledged.

Not content with his media and lecturing work David is also a bestselling author of “Parenting is Child’s Play” a guide to raising children young children. The book, a firm and continuing favourite with Irish parents, was published by Penguin Ireland in May 2007. His latest book, published in January 2010, is a guide for parents of teenagers called “Parenting is Child’s Play: The Teenage Years”. He is also a weekly expert contributor to the Health and Living supplement with the Irish Independent every Monday.

Tickets are on sale from Ardkeen Quality Food Store, Shaws Waterford, the Tower Hotel and Christ Church National School (beneficiaries from the proceeds of the event) and are just €10 and €8 to Mr. Binman customers.