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I am an educator, counselor, and specialized handwriting analyst.

I hold a Master's Degree in Guidance from New York University and Certification as a Specialized Graphoanalyst from the Institute of Graphological Science, Texas University, Dallas, Texas.

I have 25 years of experience as a Guidance Couselor, over 18 years experience as a Specialized Handwriting Analyst and was honored as "The Outstanding Counselor" in District 21, Brooklyn, NY in 1986.

I am a thyroid, breast, colon, liver cancer survivor, who has authored seven books on stress management and is dedicated to sharing, with educators, counselors, therapists, and parents, the techniques that can help children of all ages to sharpen their communication skills, relieve their emotional stress, raise their self-estreem, and increase their positive energy power.

Presently, I am on the IRPE (Institute for Retirees in Pursuit of Education) faculty at Brooklyn COllege teaching a course on stress management, A Joyful Journey to Miles of Smiles.

I am the proud producer of The Lyrical Way to Miles of Smiles - a CD that can empower children to reduce emotional stress and physical tension, and activate the thoughts that lead to a positive self-image, a positive attitude, socially acceptable behavior and healthy relationships and Loving Lullabies - The Lyrical Way to Miles of Smiles for Everyone - a CD collection of musical messages that encourage peaceful rest, pleasant dreams, and provide the comfort, security, reassurance, and love that is essential for a child's healthy emotional development.

I am the founder of Share-a-Smile Ambassadors, whose mission is:
To activate school, home and community Share-a-Smile Projects that effectively relieve emotional stress, raise self-esteem, promote social interaction, establish healthy relationships and increase one's positive energy power regardless of age, gender or economic background.

Books Written By Edith Namm, M.A., C.S.G.
A Joyful Journey to Positive Parenting
A comprehensive approach and guide to miles of smiles featuring:
PEP (Positive Energy Power) Aerobics -specialized handwriting exercices designed to empower a parent and child to feel confident, experience a positive state of well-being and effectively cope with the stress of daily living.
The ABC's for positive parenting/child relationships and effective communication in a safe, nurturing home environment.
The color energy connection to mood, food, clothes and environment.

Learning to See What a Child's Handwriting Shows and Tells
A resource manual that teaches educators, counselors and psychologists how to identify fear, depression and anger in a child's handwriting and provides specialized handwriting exercises that show children how to counteract those feelings and achieve a positive state of well-being.

The Write Way to Go From Stress to Serenity
A stress-management manual dedicated to all those whose lives are touched by Cancer offers specialized handwriting exercises that are designed to reduce emotional stress and increase feelings of well-being.

The Winning Ways to Relieve Stress and Increase Postiive Energy Power (PEP)
A stress-management guide that illustrates how food, color and specialized handwriting exercises can empower a write to feel confident, self-fulfilled and achieve a positive outlook on life.

Rhyming Riddles and Tons of Tongue Twisters for Miles of Smiles
Dedicated to children of all ages, the book celebrates the healing power of smiles and laughter to relieve stress and positively energize the mind, body, and spirit.

Books are available at the following Web Sites:


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Unless indicated otherwise, reproduction of any of the materials contained herein, in any form, is strictly forbidden.