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Saturday, February 23 • 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Nurturing Self-Compassion in Gifted Students

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Many gifted kids and adults are plagued by perfectionism, imposter syndrome, self-judgment, and low frustration tolerance. This session will reflect on typical psychosocial traits of gifted individuals that contribute to these challenges. And more importantly, will introduce strategies for parents and professionals to help their gifted kids (and themselves!) become more self-compassionate.


Heather Boorman

Therapist, The Fringy Bit
Heather Boorman is the director of Boorman Counseling in Western Wisconsin. Her work as a therapist focuses on “fringy kids” and their families, who live with the joys and challenges of atypical developmental needs. Additionally, Heather is the author of The Gifted Kids Workbook... Read More →

Saturday February 23, 2019 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Mesquite C Room

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