Michael Hawton is a registered psychologist, trained teacher, author, international speaker, media commentator and father of two. Michael is one of Australia’s foremost experts in managing difficult behaviour. He has 30 years’ experience working with children and families including in his private practice, working with the United Nations in Seychelles, and he has also prepared child welfare reports for the Family Court. Michael’s training program, 1-2-3 Magic® and Emotion Coaching, has been delivered to over 12,000 professionals and teachers and 110,000 parents across Australia, NZ, UK and the United States since 2006. He also developed No Scaredy Cats™ and Engaging Adolescents™ for professionals and Tough Conversations™ for school leaders, early years educators, child protection workers and secondary school teachers. He is the author of parenting book, Talk Less Listen More™, which has also been produced as an e-course and Engaging Adolescents™.