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Discussion and Support Group for
Parents of Gifted and 2e Children
Facilitated by Dr. Lisa Hancock
Wednesday mornings, 10:30 am - 12:00 noon
October 16 - November 20 (6 weeks)
Torrance, CA


Wednesday mornings from 10:30 am to 12 noon

October 16 - November 20 (6 sessions)
Course meetings are every week: Oct. 16, Oct. 23, Oct. 30, Nov. 6, Nov. 13, Nov. 20


Summit Center's Torrance Office
3868 W. Carson St., Suite 214
Torrance, CA 90503

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Dr. Lisa Hancock
Summit Center phone (310) 478-6505

Parents of gifted or twice-exceptional children are invited to participate in a guided discussion group, led by Dr. Lisa Hancock, a SENG certified master facilitator, about the social and emotional needs of gifted and twice-exceptional children, and the parenting issues related to those needs. Topics will include: Identification/ Characteristics, Intensity/Perfectionism/Stress, Familial Relationships, Friends/Peers, Communication, Idealism/Depression, Motivation/ Underachievement, Tradition Breaking, Discipline, and Advocacy. As a bonus, Summit Center's Parent Educator, Melanie Soloway Prager, J.D., C.P.E., will join Dr. Hancock at two of the sessions to offer added information and guidance. For more information on SENG (Supporting Emotional Needs of Gifted) see

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Registration is $249 per person, or $450 for a couple. All participants need to purchase and bring the book  A Parent’s Guide to Gifted Children, by James Webb, et al., to each session.

 Lisa L. Hancock, Ph.D., MBA earned her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology and is a registered Psychological Assistant at Summit Center where she provides neuropsychological assessments, counseling, and psychotherapy to children, teens, families, and adults. She specializes in working with twice-exceptional children, those who are gifted and have concurrent learning or developmental challenges, as well as with individuals who are highly gifted. Dr. Hancock has worked as a Gifted Advocate for many years helping families of gifted and twice-exceptional children navigate both public and private school systems. She also works with school and district administrators to design and implement educational and social programming for gifted children; provides teacher in-service training; and conducts parent education workshops.

Summit Center offers psychological and educational assessments and counseling for children, adolescents, and adults. We specialize in those who may be gifted, creative, or twice-exceptional (both gifted and with learning differences).

Can't make it to Torrance? Summit Center also offers a monthly Advanced Parent Discussion Group and a monthly Gifted Adult Group virtually, through the Zoom video meeting platform. Learn more at