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Mary Poppins Syndrome: Practical Interventions for the Practically Perfect

Saturday, November 11
9:15 AM - 10:15 AM
Location: 208 B

Is perfectionism preventing your child from experiencing the joys of childhood? This session focuses on the practical, day-to-day (sometimes minute-to-minute) tips and techniques parents can employ not only to manage but also to mitigate perfectionistic tendencies in their children and teens (and even themselves). This session focuses on seven key strategies ready to drag-and-drop into your home immediately. Come learn the Timing Strategy, how Tiny Habits can help, the value of goal disengagement, the “Mind in Boat” exercise, the role of positive priming, the role of mindfulness, and the Level Strategy. Leave with a supercalifragilisticexpialidocious toolbox of effective ideas.

Lisa Van Gemert

Founder
Gifted Guru

Using a combination of neuropsychology, pedagogy, experience, humor, technology and sheer fun, Lisa Van Gemert shares best practices in education with audiences around the world. She is an expert consult to television shows including Lifetime’s "Child Genius," and a writer of award-winning lesson plans, as well as numerous published articles on social psychology and pedagogy and the book, "Perfectionism: Practical Strategies for Managing Never Good Enough." A former teacher, school administrator, and Youth & Education Ambassador for Mensa, she shares resources for educators and parents on her website giftedguru.com and is co-founder of the Gifted Guild, a professional community for educators of the gifted. Lisa and her husband Steve are the parents of three sons and live in Arlington, Texas.

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