Loredana Benedetto, PsyD, PhD, is an associate professor of Developmental and Educational Psychology at the Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Messina, Italy. She teaches graduate and postgraduate courses in the areas of typical and atypical development, parent-child relationships, educational psychology, and family-based interventions. She was a scientific consultant for several intervention projects supporting families of disabled or behaviorally disrupted children. Her text Parent Training, after 10 reprints, was recently updated with a revised edition (Rome, Carocci, 2017) presenting approach and empirically based strategies for parent training programs. Dr. Benedetto is the author or coauthor of articles in the field of her main research interests: parenting and parenting assessment, parental cognition, developmental disabilities and family adjustment, pediatric palliative care and family resilience, and parent education.