Meet Lynne Kenney





Lynne Kenney, Psy.D., is a mother of two, a practicing pediatric psychologist in Scottsdale, AZ, and the author of The Family Coach Method. She has advanced fellowship training in forensic psychology and developmental pediatric psychology from Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School and Harbor-UCLA/UCLA Medical School. Dr. Kenney speaks internationally about enhancing executive function, social and academic skills with motor movement. Her NEW book with Wendy Young Bloom: Helping children blossom is revolutionizing classrooms and homes worldwide. Combining her love for motor movement and brain development, Dr. Lynne’s recent endeavor, Play Math, is helping children ages 6-12 learn their math facts with playground balls and hoola-hoops for better algebraic thinking. For more visit


Lynne Kenney Media Kit January 2014 (CLICK LINK TO DOWNLOAD)

There are several ways parents and teachers may interact with Dr. Kenney.

I. Read~ Bloom: Helping children blossom, Wendy Young and Dr. Lynne’s NEW book.

II. Read ~ The Family Coach Method (St Lynn’s Press, 2009), is like sitting down with Dr. Lynne in your kitchen.

III. Invite Dr. Lynne to speak at your school. Engaging, funny and full of novel brain-based ways to teach your children new skills. Dr. Lynne has over 100 ways to use Bloom to raise competent happy kids.

IV. Learn about Dr. Lynne’s exciting new motor math program to enhance your child’s conceptual math development through play.  In Dr. Lynne’s simple motor math program, Play Math, we teach meaningful math using soccer, kick and tennis balls, along with polyspots, marker board, markers, cards and base ten blocks to play math motorically.  We say math, play math and build math so that the children begin to develop the ability to THINK mathematically. For children grades 2-5.

“When I met Dr. Lynne, I did not like math. Now I am learning multiplication and I love math!” AB

“Playing with the balls and blocks makes math fun, I had no ideas (sic) there was a math class that could be this fun.” GH


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