Did you know that bright people often exhibit social or emotional challenges, such as unusual sensitivity, intensity, or anxiety? Summit Center offers a variety of services to help, including discussion groups led by one of our experienced professionals. Groups for parents or gifted adults allow participants to share concerns and gain support from others who have similar experiences.
Spring 2019 Parent Group Sessions
New groups will be forming in February/March 2019. More information to come.
Fall 2018 Parent Group Sessions
SENG Model Discussion Group for Parents of Gifted and 2e Children, facilitated by Dr. Ellena Chen & Dr. Brennan Whitley, meets Tuesday evenings, 7:00-8:30 pm, October 2 through November 27 (8 weeks), in Berkeley, CA. Weekly meetings provide a forum for parents to speak freely about their child’s development, and learn more about the social emotional needs of the gifted, the unique parenting challenges that arise, and the resources that are available. More info and link to register at https://conta.cc/2wSR3Qm
New! Virtual Advanced Parent Discussion Group For Parents of Gifted and 2e Children, facilitated by Kathleen Crombie, M.A., M.Ed., meets through the Zoom video platform on Tuesday afternoons, 1:00pm-2:30pm (Pacific time) beginning September 25. Recommended for past participants of an introductory SENG Model Discussion Group, or those who have read A Parents Guide to Gifted Children by Dr. James Webb, et al. Meeting are scheduled for September 25, October 16, November 13 and December 11, through the Zoom video platform. $240 per person for 4 sessions. More information at https://conta.cc/2nVvLge. Pro-rated space may be available, please email Kathleen.
NEW! Virtual Group for Gifted Adults
Gifted Adult: The Intensity of Life, monthly discussion group facilitated by Kathleen Crombie, M.A., M.Ed., meets Monday mornings, 11:00 am – 12:30 pm (Pacific Time), on September 24, October 15, November 12 and December 10. Groups are held “virtually” through the Zoom Video Meeting Platform. Do you experience life differently than others? Is your potential still developing? Are you experiencing challenges related to finding your passion, identity, relationships, or career? Have you or your child been identified as gifted? Join other adults to discuss over-excitability challenges while learning coping skills. This group will refer to the book Living with Intensity. $240 per person for 4 sessions. Learn more and register: https://conta.cc/2LcLO28