Nobody knows your child better than you do. Do you think that something is going on for your child? Are you wondering whether what your child is experiencing is “normal” or is a cause for concern? Children are complex beings, developing at many levels at once. They are...Read More
A comprehensive evaluation looks at a child’s cognitive abilities (verbal and visual), academic skills (reading, writing, math), executive-functioning, processing, memory (visual and verbal), personality, over-excitabilities, creativity, mood and behavior. Evaluations are...Read More
You might notice that your child has advanced vocabulary, verbal expression, or an excellent memory. Your child might have heightened emotional depth and sensitivity. They may demonstrate early or unusual mathematics ability. It is common for gifted children to be “too old...Read More
Specializing in the needs of the gifted, creative, and twice-exceptional
Does your child have trouble at school, at home, or with peers? Does he have difficulty learning, despite being smart and working hard? Is your child having trouble paying attention and staying organized? Are you concerned about her level of stress and anxiety? Does your child have frequent meltdowns? Do you wonder if your child is gifted?
The Summit Center can provide the answers to your questions. We offer psychological and educational services for children, adolescents, and families. Our assessments, consultation, and treatment can help make your child happier, more successful, and moving in the right direction.
Our team of psychologists and educators uses a collaborative, strengths-based approach to work with our clients. Our goal is to gain a comprehensive understanding of your child and provide a roadmap for making parenting and school decisions. Better understanding the “why” of your child’s behavior can provide relief to you as parents, teachers, and your child, and is often the first key step toward helping your child maximize his potential.
Call today to schedule an appointment at one of our offices in the San Francisco Bay Area or Los Angeles. We have helped hundreds of children, and we can help yours.
Reflections, Insights, Confessions, and Inspiration on Dyslexia and Talent By Dr. Dan Peters. People with dyslexia have as many strengths as deficits due to their unique brain patterns. Dr. Peters shares his personal experiences in this compelling piece. READ MORE
May 20-21, 2013: Annual SENG (Supporting Emotional Needs of Gifted) Conference, Orlando, Florida. Many Summit Center staff will speak on a variety of topics. LEARN MORE
|Now available! New book by Dr. Susan Daniels and Dr. Dan Peters. How can you nurture creativity? Written for parents and teachers.|