Dr. Roberto Albani M. D. FAAP, an Italian, was trained as a pediatrician in New York, where he lived between 1970 and 1976 and became a Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatrics (June 1975) and a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics (1976). He has worked in private practice serving an international community in Rome since his return to Italy, in 1976. In 1979 underwent training as a PET instructor and has given parenting classes to his patients ever since. He has published four books in Italian, two of which deal with parenting and have been very well accepted by the Italian public. He has written innumerable articles for national magazines since 1985 and is a regular contributor to the most authoritative newspaper in Italy, “Il Corriere Della Sera”. He is frequently invited to appear on national TV programs as an authority in child rearing and parenting.