Jesper Juul: Your Self-Determined Child. Kösel-Verlag (Hardcover, Family & Parenting)

Your Self-Determined Child

Support for parents whose children strive for autonomy at an early age

Original Title: Dein selbstbestimmtes Kind

Hardcover with jacket, 192 pages, 13.5 x 21.5 cm, 5.3 x 8.5 in.
ISBN: 978-3-466-31089-0
€ 20.00 [D] | € 20.60 [A] | CHF 28.90 * (* rec. retail price) recommended retail price

Publishing House: Kösel

Date of publication: January 20, 2020
This title is available.


Rights sold to: Poland (Mind), Spain (Herder)

Jesper  Juul - Your Self-Determined Child


For a good relationship instead of power struggles

There are children who already know very early on exactly what they want. To these self-determined children it is important to be taken seriously. Yet, meeting the special needs of these children often presents parents with great challenges.

The renowned family therapist Jesper Juul pleads for open and authentic relationships instead of power struggles, manipulation or even capitulation. In this last book of his, he answers more than thirty specific questions asked by affected parents and explains how parents can better understand self-determined children and accompany them well into life without wearing themselves out.

• The last book by bestselling author Jesper Juul, Europe's most renowned family therapist

• Competent advice for the upbringing of children who have a mind of their own

• With many vivid examples from real family life and an afterword by Mathias Voelchert, founder of

• More than 450,000 copies of Jesper Juul's books sold in Germany

"Juul is a shining light of modern education [...] Unlike many colleagues, he does not emphasize the difficulties but the resources of parent-child relationships."

Der Spiegel


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