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Dr. Sam Hackworth is the Founder and CEO of AskaChildPsychologist.com, and all questions are answered by him.

Dr. Hackworth's Dr. Sam Hackworthtraining and professional experience are in the specialty area of Clinical Child Psychology. He earned his Ph.D. in clinical child psychology, with a minor in developmental psychology, from the University of Washington in Seattle, and completed his internship in clinical child/pediatric psychology at Duke University Medical Center in North Carolina. Prior to that, Dr. Hackworth earned a bachelor's degree in psychology from the University of Tennessee in Knoxville, and a master's degree in clinical psychology from Trinity University in Texas. Each of his graduate training programs, as well as his internship, were fully approved by the American Psychological Association. Dr. Hackworth is a licensed psychologist in the state of Texas, and maintains a practice at Austin Psychotherapy Associates in Austin.

Dr. Hackworth has worked with children of all ages in varied and diverse settings, including daycares and schools, outpatient clinics, developmental centers, inpatient psychiatric facilities, and pediatric hospitals and medical clinics. He has also been an active educator of child psychologists in training, and other health care professionals in training to work with children.

Dr. Hackworth has presented research in child/pediatric psychology at regional, state, national, and international conferences, and has also published research articles in this area, as well. In addition, he has accepted numerous requests from both print and television media for interviews as an expert in child psychology regarding problems faced by children, parents, and families in today's society.

In summary, Dr. Hackworth has, between training and professional practice, almost 20 years of clinical experience to draw upon to answer your questions. He has seen literally thousands of children, from toddlerhood all the way through the teenage years. They have come to him with the widest range of emotional, behavioral, academic, and other problems. Many of them have also come to him with difficulty coping with medical problems and chronic illnesses.

So, whatever your question is about, from basic parenting and child-rearing, to helping your child cope with the death of a loved one, to the difficulties typically encountered by adolescents, and on and on, Dr. Hackworth is well-prepared to help.

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