In this episode, Dr. Autumn A. Graves, Head of School, sits down with Lisa Damour, Ph.D., author of The New York Times
best-seller Untangled: Guiding Teenage Girls Through the Seven Transitions into Adulthood
and Executive Director of Laurel School's Center for Research on Girls. Together, they unpack a few of the topics Dr. Damour covers in Untangled
and in her presentations to our faculty and staff and parents during her visit to GPS. Dr. Damour’s second book Under Pressure
will be released February 2019.
A few tools and tips for parents to parent and love their daughters through the seven transitions into adulthood
The Glitter Jar—how girls’ brains are like glitter and water in a jar and how to help them settle their glitter
Girls and perfection, time, and making choices about their schedules and coursework
How girls view their abilities and failure and how we can support them so they don’t take themselves out of the game
Girls and their search for their tribes or friend groups
Romantic relationships—what are we teaching girls and boys about romantic relationships and how can we empower girls to set personal boundaries and expectations
Listen now at GPS.edu/GirlTalk
.About Lisa Damour, Ph.D.Lisa Damour, Ph.D., is the author of The New York Times best-seller Untangled: Guiding Teenage Girls Through the Seven Transitions into Adulthood, the Executive Director of Laurel School's Center for Research on Girls, a psychologist, and expert on girls and adolescence. Dr. Damour’s second book Under Pressure will be released February 2019.
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