Family therapist, Author
Jesper Juul LIVES: Copenhagen, Denmark/Zagreb, Croatia
Jesper Juul (1948) is a family therapist, husband, father and a grandfather. He is the author of numerous books and a renowned international public speaker. He is the founder of FamilyLab International, an organisation committed to inspire parents to find new and healthier ways to become a successful family, and professionals to create more profound relationships with children and youth in their care.
Jesper Juul now lives in Denmark and Croatia, and works in three continents as curriculum manager as well as trainer, educator and public speaker.
After being the CEO of The Kempler Institute of Scandinavia — offering postgraduate education in family therapy and counselling — for almost 30 years, Jesper Juul is now devoting his time to support and educate social entrepreneurs in many countries, and to ensure that a new generation will develop his work and philosophy in new and inventive ways.
Do “the terrible twos” really exist? Around the age of two children begin to express a new kind of longing a desire for greater autonomy and they search for an independence from parents.