After ten years as a family therapist, Larry created the Up With Youth Program, which has been acclaimed as the nation’s leading self-esteem workshop for adolescents. Over one hundred thousand kids have benefited from this program.
Larry is also the author of a number of books including Happily Married for Life (Cook, 2007) and Smart Discipline for the Classroom, 4th Edition (Corwin Press, 2007).
Additionally, Larry is the author of Smart Discipline (HarperCollins, 2002, 2004), which has been featured on PBS, NPR and in People Magazine. Over the last ten years it has become one of the most widely used systems of discipline in America today. Smart Discipline is a powerful and practical system designed to guide children down a path to success in school and in life.
It is often said at his workshops that he has a delightful ability to talk about exactly what is going on in people’s homes and to give both meaningful and practical advice.
Larry has five children and lives with his wife in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.