Who is Julie King?

Julie King has been educating and supporting parents and professionals since 1995. In addition to her work with individual parents and couples, she is a highly regarded parenting workshop leader and public presenter. Her most popular workshops, How To Talk So Little Kids Will Listen and How To Talk So Kids Will Listen, are based on the bestselling books of Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish and her own book, written with Joanna Faber. She also offers dynamic lecture/presentations for schools and other parent organizations.She has led workshops for numerous schools, non-profits, and self-organized parent groups, and maintains a private practice providing telephone and video consultations to individual parents and couples.

Julie is co-author, together with Joanna Faber, of How To Talk So LITTLE Kids Will Listen: A Survival Guide to Life with Children Ages 2 – 7 (Simon and Schuster). The book has been ranked #1 Best Seller in the U.S. and Canada, and won an award for Best Parenting Book of 2017 in China. It has been translated into 17 languages.

Julie received her A.B. from Princeton University and a J.D. from Yale Law School. She holds a Certificate in Organization Development Consulting Skills, as well as a Certificate in Life Coaching. She has completed extensive training in conflict resolution, mediation, and coaching. She lives with her husband in the San Francisco Bay Area, where they are visited now and then by their three grown children.

Partial List of Clients and Sponsoring Organizations:

  • Children’s Day School, San Francisco CA
  • Pine Crest School, Kensington, CA
  • Bennett Day School, Chicago IL
  • Twins by the Bay, Oakland CA
  • Konstella.com (online)
  • Lamesa Unified School District, Lamesa TX (Keynote Speaker)
  • Marion County Children and Families Commission, Parenting Conference, Keizer, Oregon (Keynote Speaker and workshop presenter)
  • Mountain View Public Library, CA
  • Children’s Nurturing Project, Fairfield, CA
  • Reed Union School District, Tiburon CA
  • Congregation Beth El, Berkeley, CA
  • Office of Pediatric Alternatives, Mill Valley, CA
  • Parents Place of Marin
  • Parents Place of San Francisco
  • Parents Place of San Mateo, and of Palo Alto
  • Marin Horizon School
  • Learning as Leadership
  • Marin Montessori School
  • Presidio Hill School
  • Attachment Parenting International
  • Southern Marin Mothers Club
  • Corte Madera/Larkspur Mothers Club
  • Marin Parents of Multiples Club
  • Ring Mountain Day School
  • JCC of San Francisco
  • JCC of Marin, ECE
  • California Council of Parent Participation Nursery Schools, Conference Workshop presenter
  • Brookside Elementary School (San Anselmo)
  • Franklin Elementary School (Alameda)
  • The Mulberry School (Los Gatos)
  • Hilldale School (Daly City)
  • San Francisco School
  • Marin Country Day School
  • Ross Valley Mothers Club
  • Belvedere-Hawthorne Nursery School


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