Join Anderson’s Bookshop for an in-person event and signing line with Dr. John Duffy to celebrate the release of Rescuing Our Sons, on Wednesday, January 31st at our Downers Grove Store.

Event Format

  • Author Presentation, Audience Q&A
  • Signing & Photo Line

Pre-registration is required for this event because space is limited.




More about Rescuing Our Sons:  

Dr. John Duffy; bestselling author of Parenting the New Teen in the Age of Anxiety, clinical psychologist, and parenting expert; offers 8 practical solutions for dealing with our national crisis of disaffected boys and young men.

How to help our sons grow into happy, successful, capable adults. Recent decades have shown that boys are simply not thriving the way they should be. In Rescuing Our Sons, Dr. Duffy has developed 8 practical parenting steps to improve your understanding of your teenager, equip him with life skills to improve his present and his future, and bring your family together.

Become the effective, confident parent your teen needs. Raising responsible, confident boys is difficult, especially through the teen years. Dr. Duffy is dedicated to helping you encourage your son’s growth with positive parenting tips.

Inside, you’ll find:

  • Practical and proven parenting strategies for dealing with the common issues that teen boys face, including gaming addictions, pornography, vaping, and drug use
  • New perspectives and insights on your son’s teenage brain and behavior that will help you develop a more meaningful relationship with him
  • Methods for effectively raising a motivated young man who can overcome depression, anxiety, and risky behaviors

About the Author: 
Dr. John Duffy is a highly sought-after clinical psychologist, best-selling author, podcaster, certified life coach, and parenting and relationship expert. He has been working in his clinical practice with individuals, couples, teens, and families for nearly twenty-five years. Dr. Duffy’s refreshing and unique approach has provided the critical intervention and support needed to help thousands of individuals and families find their footing. Along with his clinical work, Dr. Duffy is the author of the number-one best-selling The Available Parent (Viva Editions, second edition released 2014). He is a frequent national media presence. He has been the regular parenting and relationship expert on Steve Harvey (with more than 75 appearances), and appears several times a month on WGN radio. He also appears frequently on other national and local television and radio outlets, and is cited regularly in national print and online publications. These include the Today show, Fox News, Chicago Tribune, Fox Good Day Chicago, The Jam, WGN-TV, the Morning Blend, NPR, the Huffington Post, the Wall Street Journal, Redbook, Time, Good Housekeeping, Men’s Health, Chicago Parent, Cosmopolitan, Teen Vogue, Wired, Parenting, Your Teen, Parents, Family Circle, Chicago Sun-Times, and Real Simple magazine, among many others. As noted, he is contributor to the Pear app and co-host of the podcast with Giuliana and Bill Rancic, consults on two films on teen anxiety, and co-host of a popular podcast, better, with his wife Julie. He is also a frequent guest on other parenting and self-help podcasts. As also noted above, Dr. Duffy is a nationally-recognized expert in parenting, self-awareness, and relationships. Dr. Duffy lives outside Chicago with his wife Julie and son George.