The first of four presentations in “The Resilient Woman Speaker Series” at Woodlands Academy of the Sacred Heart begins next week.
Dr. Lisa Damour, director of the Center for Research on Girls at the Laurel School in Ohio, will discuss “Young Women and Resilience.” This program, which begins at 7 p.m. Oct. 30 at Woodlands Academy, is free and open to the general public.
Damour maintains a private psychotherapy practice, consults and speaks nationally, is a clinical instructor at Case Western Reserve University, and serves on the advisory board of the Eating Disorders Network. The author of numerous books and papers related to education and child development, she is a frequent contributor to the Motherlode blog at The New York Times.
The theme for the current school year at Woodlands Academy is The Resilient Sacred Heart Woman. Graduating women of courage, confidence and compassion is Woodlands Academy’s four-year goal.
For more information, visit www.woodlandsacademy.org.