Selected List of Lectures Before 2012

Lectures in 2011

Sacred Heard School, Atherton, California
"The Successful College Launch: The Parent's Role During the Senior Year"

Sacred Heard School, Atherton, California
"Getting College Ready: Parenting Essentials for 9th-11th Grades"

Mercer Island High School, Seattle
"The Executive Advantage: Getting your kids to use their brains optimally

The Little School, Bellevue
"Parenting Essentials: We Know Some Things"

Redwood High School & Marin Academy, Larkspur, California
"7 Crucial Parenting Tools: Science, Skill and Practice"

Marin Country Day School, Corte Madera, California
"7 Crucial Parenting Tools: Science, Skill and Practice"

Wealth Management Private Group, Bellevue
"Raising Healthy Children in Advantaged Families"

The Lana Stehali Lecture and Grand Rounds, Pediatrics, Seattle Children's Hospital and Medical Center
"The Hypocritical Oath: Where is the Self-Care?"

7th Annual Pediatric Update for the Primary Care Physician
Swedish Medical Center, Cherry Hill Auditorium
"Pediatric Guidance for Parents of Teens: Brain Research, Emotional Regualtion and Basic Parenting Skills"

Changes Parent Support Network
Discovery House
Seattle, WA
"Getting to Calm: Strategies for parenting tweens and teens"

10th Annual Parent/Faculty Education Conference
Menlo-Atherton High School Auditorium, Menlo Park, CA
"21st Century Adolescence: Strategies for parenting today’s teens"

Carlmont High School,
Belmont, CA
"What Helps Teens Truly Thrive and Succeed: What Parents Need to Know"

Castilleja School
Palo Alto, CA
"Successfully Launching Your Teen To College"

Wellington Academy
Columbus, OH
"Getting to Calm: Strategies for parenting teens"

Columbus Academy
Columbus, OH
"A-Z Toolbox for parenting teens"

ParentMap Lecture Series
St. Thomas School
Medina, WA
"Twenty-six Crucial Tools for Parents"

Higher Education Counselors Association
Vancouver, Canada
Keynote:  "Tough Topics:  Priniciples from Dialectical Behavior Therapy and Motivational Interviewing"

2010
Plymouth Congregational Church Forum
"Getting to Calm Skills for Families"

Redmond High School Performing Arts Theatre
"Adolescent Development: Optimizing Success"

Public Education Foundation Luncheon
Edmonds School District Keynote Speaker
"Tough Moments in Teaching: Minding our Heads and Hearts"

180th North Pacific Pediatric Conference
"A Magic Pill: Parent coaching about emotions, development and life in the 21st Century"

ParentMap Lecture Series, Pathways 2010
"Kids, Emotions, and Active-Problem Solving in Families"

Puget Sound Women’s Pediatric Society
"Starving at the Banquet of Care-giving: Self care and social support for pediatricians"

Concord Carlisle Parent Association Lecture, Concord, MA
"Parenting Skills for Emotional, Social and Academic Competence"

Bainbridge Island Forum Workshop, Bainbridge Island, WA
"Getting to Calm:  Family Health and Thriving"

The Evergreen School, Seattle, WA
"Parenting Skills for Adolescent Thriving"

Common Ground Lectures, Palo Alto Area, CA
"Getting to Calm: Strategies for Parents"

Seattle Study Club, Scottsdale, AZ
"Married to Alpha Males: How to have a balanced life"

2009
Pediatrics Associates, Bellevue, WA

Lake Washington School District, Redmond, WA

Bertschi School, Seattle, WA

Washington State Psychological Association 2009 Fall Conference, Seattle, WA

Parents Coalition of Bay Area High Schools , San Francisco, CA

Los Altos High School, Mountain View, CA

Puget Sound Women’s Pediatric Society Dinner
Keynote Speaker

Lakeside School, Seattle, WA

Northwest School Teacher In-service, Seattle, WA

Seattle Country Day School, Seattle, WA

Washington State Psychiatric Association Spring Conference
“The Brain On Emotions: Research, Family Treatment and Implications”

ParentMap Pathways Lectures Series, Bellevue and Tacoma, WA
“Getting to Calm: Cool-headed Strategies for Parenting Tweens and Teens”

2008
Seeds of Compassion Conference, Seattle, WA
“Mindfully Parenting Adolescents: Enhancing social and emotional competence”

National Charity League Graduation Speech, Seattle, WA
“Life-long Volunteering: Happier, Healthier and More Humane”

North Pacific Pediatric Society’s 177th Conference, Seattle, WA
“The Brain On Emotions: Helping Parents Cool Down Hot Times With Teens”

ParentMap Pathways Lecture Series, Seattle, WA
“The Teen Brain—What Parents Need to Know”

2007
Young Presidents Organization (spouse section)
“Managing our CEO Lives: The American Dream, Superkids and the Time Famine”

Pacific Northwest Association of Independent Schools Fall Conference, Seattle, WA
“Ten Skills Adolescents Need for Successful Launching to College”

2006
Seattle Counselors Association Keynote, Seattle, WA
“Launching Adolescents Successfully to Adulthood: College Myths, Ten Critical Adolescent Assets and the Parenting Process”

KUOW Interview, Seattle, WA
"Parent Sex Education with Teens"

King 5 TV Interview, Seattle, WA

ParentMap Pathways Lectures Series, Seattle, WA
“Teens and Sex: What Parents Should Know”

National Network of State Adolescent Health Coordinators Annual Meeting Keynote, San Francisco, CA
“Current Trends in Adolescent Research: The Adolescent Brain, Developmental Theory and Emerging Treatment Approaches”

Friends of the University of Washington Libraries: Literary Voices, Seattle, WA
“Adolescence: THE wonder years”

Washington State Psychological Association Keynote
“Adolescent Risk, Resilience and Intervention Tactics”

2005
University of Washington Fellows Collaborative Conference on Pediatric Mental Health Keynote, Seattle, WA
“The Adolescent Brain: Implications for Rethinking the Developmental Aspects of Adolescence"

University of Washington Pediatric Grand Rounds, Seattle, WA
“Collaborative Care in the Psychiatric Treatment of Children"

Wolftrap Philanthropy Forum, Washington D.C.
“Generating Generosity: Engaging Youth in Service and Giving Enterprises”