Lisa White, Ph.D.
Licensed Psychologist, PSY 26400
Dr. Lisa White has been with Summit Center since its inception in 2009, and has worked with gifted and twice-exceptional children for over 15 years. She provides strengths-based, comprehensive psychoeducational and neuropsychological evaluations for children and adolescents, as well as consultations and coaching with parents. She has a special interest in the particular needs of gifted girls, and has given talks to local parent groups and schools, as well as created a webinar. She also speaks to teachers about identifying and educating gifted and twice-exceptional students in the classroom. Other clinical interests include the social and emotional development of gifted and twice-exceptional children, and children with learning disabilities, autism spectrum disorders, and ADHD. During the summer, Dr. White works at Camp Summit, a special place where gifted and 2e kids can truly be themselves. Dr. White earned her Ph.D. at the California School of Professional Psychology, where her doctoral dissertation research explored parent-child interactions in families with gifted children. Dr. White also works with families with twins or higher-order multiples, and she facilitates a regular discussion group for new and expectant parents of multiples through Twins by the Bay.
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