About "Parent's Quick Guide to Electronic Addiction"

Is Your Son or Daughter Addicted to Electronics?

Cell phones, video games, and computers make our lives richer. Yet, they are also wreaking havoc on children and teens who are not able to use them in a healthy way, leading to problems at home, school, and in the community. Youth are escaping into an

electronic world and missing valuable opportunities to develop skills required for successful relationships and adult careers.


If you are concerned about your child’s use of electronics, this book will show you:

  • Why electronics are so addicting
  • How to determine if your child has a problem with electronics
  • Crucial social skills that can’t be developed online and ways you can foster them
  • Why kids with special needs are especially vulnerable
  • Proven strategies for prevention and intervention of electronic addiction for children from preschool through college

About The Author

Jay Berk, Ph.D. is the founder of The Center for Electronic Addiction and a practicing psychologist with more than twenty years of experience working with children, adolescents, and families.


A popular lecturer, Dr. Berk consults internationally with parents, educators, and leaders in child development. He lives and works in Cleveland.

What The Experts Are Saying

“Clear and convincing evidence of how and why the use of electronic media has insidiously captured the minds of our children and held them hostage from friends, family and the joys of meaningful living.”

~ Raymond Akridge, President Education

Leadership, Inc

“Full of expert advice, wisdom and a wealth of helpful suggestions, this is a must-read for every parent who has a child living in today’s world.”

~ Denise Simon, Author of Parenting in the Spotlight: How to Raise a Child Star Without Screwing Them Up

“Dr. Berk has written the first parent-friendly guide addressing specific prevention and intervention steps and strategies for dealing with the ever-growing, debilitating electronic addictions affecting children of all ages.”

~ Barrie G. Galvin, OTR/L