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Dr. Barbara Becker Holstein Doctor of Philosophy

Specialty: Clinical Psychology
San Francisco, California
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Good Girl Books Help Girls Grow Up Strong and Happy, such as The Truth by Dr. Barbara Becker Holstein Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Happiness For a girl to grow up strong and happy in today’s world she needs all the assistance she can get. Hopefully, she will have good parents who love her and are devoted to he ... Read on »
Good Girl Books include The Truth and Secrets by Dr. Barbara Becker Holstein Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Happiness You may be wondering about the purpose of The Truth for Girls. This is where as a positive psychologist and an educator I showcase two great books for girls, The Truth (‘m ... Read on »
The Truth is We Need Our Inner Child All of Our Lives for Energy, Creativity and More! by Dr. Barbara Becker Holstein Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Happiness I wrote The Truth (I’m a girl, I’m smart and I know everything) for many reasons.  Perhaps the most important was to help girls hold on to their inner child as they grow u ... Read on »
I Have a Secret to Share About Myself! by Dr. Barbara Becker Holstein Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Happiness When I was in the third grade I couldn’t read and I was ashamed. I pretended to read by trying to memorize some pages in the reader. I sat in agony hoping the teacher didn ... Read on »
VALENTINE’S DAY CAN BE AWFUL OR WONDERFUL! by Dr. Barbara Becker Holstein Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Happiness Sometimes as parents or teachers or grandmoms we forget the pain and suffering that go with certain milestones in growing up. One of those milestones is Valentine’s Day. I ... Read on »
Helping Your Daughter Have a Positive Identity Within Her Family and Her Community. by Dr. Barbara Becker Holstein Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Happiness The ‘girl’ in The Truth and Secrets wants to know more about her family. She is close to her mother’s sister, Aunt Belinda, and her Grandmother who she adores. But ... Read on »
The Puberty Roller Coaster: Growing Up is Hard! by Dr. Barbara Becker Holstein Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Happiness In Secrets: You Tell Me Yours and I’ll Tell You Mine, the girl really worries about getting older and how hard it will be to be a teen. She is very aware. Aren’t all of ou ... Read on »
Secrets of Life Through the Eyes of a Tween by Dr. Barbara Becker Holstein Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Happiness Growing up in life  your family was your whole world.  No matter what was happening you knew that you could always count on them.  As with any family you are going to ride ... Read on »
The Girl in The Truth (I’m a girl, I’m smart and I know everything) has a Wonderful... by Dr. Barbara Becker Holstein Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Happiness Dear Diary, You’re not going to believe this! I had the most amazing dream I have ever had in my life last night! And I hope that someday what I dreamed will be the tr ... Read on »
Holidays Can Be Terrible or They Can Be Wonderful by Dr. Barbara Becker Holstein Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Happiness Reader submitted diary entry. Dear Diary, Thanksgiving is next week and I can hardly wait! I love this time of year and all of the family activities. Every yea ... Read on »
MORE PICTURES FROM HAIPHONG SENT BY LINH by Dr. Barbara Becker Holstein Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Happiness When Linh and her mother took my first donation to the Orphanage last year they had thought of buying items with my money. But then they decided to let the women who run ... Read on »
The Truth (I’m a girl, I’m smart and I know everything) by Dr. Barbara Becker Holstein Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Happiness I hope so much that when a girl or her mom or her grandmom or her teacher finishes reading The Truth (I’m a girl, I’m smart and I know everything) what will happen next is ... Read on »
Yes, One Little Girl Can Make a Difference in The Quality of Life for Many! by Dr. Barbara Becker Holstein Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Happiness Several years ago I received an e-mail from a young girl in Vietnam who had read The Truth (I’m a girl, I’m smart and I know everything), in Vietnamese. She loved the bo ... Read on »
The Girl Inside by Dr. Barbara Becker Holstein Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Happiness For those grown-ups reading this blog: Do you realize that it is the ‘girl’ inside of you as an adult woman, who is your clue, not only to the real you, but to your energy ... Read on »
Advice from a Friend by Dr. Barbara Becker Holstein Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Happiness Dear Friend, I’ve read about your struggles and troubles throughout your diary, and I can tell it hasn’t been easy.Having a mother, for instance, that won’t explain ... Read on »
Sunny The Cat by Dr. Barbara Becker Holstein Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Happiness I thought it would be such fun to put my cat on my lap and talk to him about the truth. After all, cats, like most or all animals, have an uncanny sense of the truth. They ... Read on »
Sunny The Cat by Dr. Barbara Becker Holstein Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Happiness I thought it would be such fun to put my cat on my lap and talk to him about the truth. After all, cats, like most or all animals, have an uncanny sense of the truth. Th ... Read on »
Valentine’s Day Can be Awful or Wonderful! by Dr. Barbara Becker Holstein Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Happiness Sometimes as parents or teachers or grand moms we forget the pain and suffering that go with certain milestones in growing up.  One of those milestones is Valentine’s ... Read on »
HOLIDAY STRESS-Yes, Girls, Tweens and Teens Feel It Too! by Dr. Barbara Becker Holstein Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Happiness The Holiday Season is beautiful and we all hold on to some precious memories that go with the season.  But the Holiday Season is also stressful.  As adults, we often live ... Read on »