Date of Birth: November 25, 1947
Residence: Gastonia, NC
Family: Married (Wilma), 2 adult children, 6 grandchildren
1990-present Director, The Center for Affirmative Parenting, Gastonia, North Carolina
1965-1970 Western Illinois University (B.S. in Psychology)
1970-1972 Western Illinois University (M.S. in Clinical Child Psychology)
1972-1980 Psychologist and Program Director with various Community Mental Health Centers in Illinois, Iowa, and North Carolina
1980-1990 Psychologist in Private Practice, Gastonia, North Carolina
1980-1990 Teaching faculty, Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte, NC
1990-present Director, The Center for Affirmative Parenting
1981 Professional of the Year, Mecklenburg County (N.C.), Mental Health Association
1986 Alumni Achievement Award, Western Illinois University
1999 Distinguished Alumni Award, Western Illinois University
John has authored eleven parenting books, all best sellers, including Parenting by The Book, John Rosemond's Six-Point Plan for Raising Happy, Healthy Children, Parent Power!, A Family of Value, "Because I Said So!", Teen-Proofing, Raising a Nonviolent Child, and Family Building.
John's nationally syndicated parenting column appears weekly in approximately 200 newspapers, reaching more than 50 million readers.
In a typical year, John delivers more than 200 presentations and workshops to parents, teachers, and other professionals. His talks and workshops receive consistently superlative ratings.