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Perfectionism and Depression in Gifted Kids

By Myles Cooley, Ph.D., author of A Practical Guide to Mental Health & Learning Disorders for Every Educator: How to Recognize, Understand, and Help Challenged (and Challenging) Students Succeed (Revised & Updated Edition) Childhood depression has multiple causes. Genetics play … Continue reading

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5 Ways to Help Children with Perfectionism Find Balance

By Barbara Gruener Part of our Counselor’s Corner series. Click to read other posts in the Counselor’s Corner. In my practice as a school counselor, I routinely ask students to rate their reactions to an experience using a scale from … Continue reading

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What I Learned from My Biggest Classroom Mistake

Everyone makes mistakes. As painful as they may be at first, mistakes give us the opportunity to learn from experience and do better next time. That’s how we improve at our craft. We also learn from the shared wisdom of … Continue reading

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