We are fortunate to have nationally renowned expert and Clinical Psychologist, Lisa Damour, author of two New York Times best selling books, Untangled:
Guiding Teenage Girls Through the Seven Transitions into Adulthood and Under
Pressure: Confronting the Epidemic of Stress and Anxiety in Girls. She co-hosts
the Ask Lisa podcast, writes about teenagers for the New York Times, appears as
a regular contributor to CBS News, and works in collaboration with UNICEF. Dr.
Damour also maintains a private practice and consults and speaks
Recognized as a thought leader by the American Psychological Association, Dr.
Damour has written numerous academic papers, chapters, and books related to
education and child development. She is a Senior Advisor to the Schubert
Center for Child Studies at Case Western Reserve University and is the Executive
Director of Laurel School’s Center for Research on Girls.
Dr. Damour graduated with honors from Yale University and worked for the Yale
Child Study Center before earning her doctorate in Clinical Psychology at the
University of Michigan. She has been a fellow at Yale’s Edward Zigler Center
in Child Development and Social Policy and the University of Michigan’s Power
Foundation. She and her husband are the proud parents of two daughters.