About Katie

The Happy Kid Handbook

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“Highly recommended for people who seek a parenting orientation rather than a method but still want a substantial toolbox of specific activities to use in understanding and connecting with their children.”

—Publishers Weekly

Katie Hurley, LCSW, is a child and adolescent psychotherapist, writer and speaker in Los Angeles, CA. Katie earned her BA in psychology and women’s studies from Boston College and her MSW from the University of Pennsylvania.  Katie has extensive experience treating children and adolescents with learning differences, anxiety and low self-esteem. She is also trained in Play Therapy. Katie’s work can be found in several online publications, including The Washington PostPBS Parentsmom.me, Everyday Family, Momtastic, and The Huffington Post.  Katie is the author of “The Happy Kid Handbook:  How to Raise Joyful Children in a Stressful World” (Tarcher/Penguin) and a forthcoming parenting book exploring how mean girls are developing much younger with tips to proactively raise kind, confident girls who build each other up (Tarcher Perigee/Penguin).

For questions, comments, and office hours, please contact Katie at katiehurleylcsw@gmail.com

Literary Agent:

Lauren Galit
The LKG Agency
465 West End Avenue 2A
New York, NY 10024




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