Bettina Hohnen is a clinical psychologist, author and educator working with children, young people and families.
For the past 20 years Bettina has combined her academic and clinical work, specialising in child mental health and neurodiversity. Her rigorous training combined with her warm and approachable manner make her uniquely placed to develop and deliver powerful, evidence based interventions for parents, teachers and young people who are struggling.
Bettina is the author of the award winning best seller ‘The Incredible Teenage Brain: Everything You Need to Unlock Your Teen’s Potential’ with Jane Gilmour and Tara Murphy. The book helps adults understand teenagers and explores how to create an environment to protect young people, with practical advice on how to make the most of the enormous potential of the teenage brain. She also co-authored the book How To Have Incredible Conversations With Your Child, with her friend and colleague Jane Gilmour, aimed at parents and carers of pre-teens to build conversation and connection.
Bettina and Jane have a podcast ‘Incredible Conversation’ where they discuss current questions and issues facing parents, teachers and teenagers themselves.