Family & Lifestyle

Emotions as Our Mother Tongue

The Matt Townsend Show
  • May 6, 2017 4:00 pm
  • 50:31

Dr. Frank Ninivaggi is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Child Psychiatry at the Yale School of Medicine Child Study Center, a member of the Yale-New Haven Community Medical Group, and the Medical Director of the Devereux Glenholme School. He has many publications including his most recent books, Biomental Child Development: Perspectives on Psychology and Parenting, and Envy Theory. According to Dr. Ninivaggi, Emotional “thinking” is our true first language, and it’s also universal. Dr. Ninivaggi examines the importance in understanding emotions as a tool and how they can be applied to benefit relationships.