Clinical psychologist Dr. Brad Koffstein has worked with children, adolescents, and adults on various personality, relationships, and human performance issues. He observed that some of the problems that prevent people from relating correctly have to do with their social preferences and modes of social energy manifestation. For example, we all fall along the introvert/extrovert spectrum, yet these personalities don’t always get along.
It is crucial to be aware of any potential needs when interacting with people of any age, especially young children. Youngsters feel comfortable and develop trust when their personality is taken into account. Children benefit from this safety and comfort as they grow, learn, and flourish. Children’s needs and emotions are constantly changing. Therefore caregivers must modify their interactions with them accordingly.
Furthermore, it may be challenging for introverts to comprehend extroverts and vice versa. As a result, we frequently fail to recognize how these contrasts work against one another. Instead, we could interpret events personally or believe that the other party is trying to avoid us or the situation. Dr. Koffstein has tried to teach people how to connect better despite variations in their social ways of being. Through his therapeutic work, he has gained an awareness of the distinct energy patterns of introverts and extroverts.
Dr. Koffstein also observed that even though our social styles start to form in early childhood, we are not taught what any of this implies when we are young. Thus, issues might develop throughout our early years when interacting with others is most important. He wondered about having a book that might assist in educating children about extroverts and introverts. He did some research, but not much turned up.
As a result, he created Timmy and Bobby. Readers follow along with the story and watch as Timmy and Bobby encounter issues relative to the differences in their interactional styles. This leads them into the school counselors office who helps them understand these differences and how to relate to each other better. They face challenges, change their behavior to get along better, and find out that they can still get along even though one is more outgoing and the other is more reserved.
Company Name: I’m Introvert and I’m Extrovert and Both are OK
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Country: United States