Enlightened Parenting 5 Week Course
presented by Melanie Prager, J.D., C.P.E.
Thursday mornings, 10:00 am - 12:30 pm, for 5 weeks
February 15 through March 15
Mar Vista/Los Angeles, CA


Thursday mornings, 10:00 am-12:30 pm

Course meetings are 2/15, 2/22, 3/1, 3/8, and 3/15


Private Home
12830 Rose Ave.
Mar Vista, CA 90066

Driving Directions 



"This course is an eye opener to anyone having difficulties in parenting. At first the role playing was uncomfortable, but as the course went on I realized how valuable it was for me to participate. I have changed my approach with my child and it really works!"
-- Marelana, Los Angeles
Mom of 10 year old daughter
"This was a remarkable journey on how to parent, support and be in relationship with our gifted and 2e children. There are more tools than time and the environment is safe and encouraging! Thank you, Melanie!"
-- Kim, Orange County,
Mom of 9, 11, and 20 year old children


Summit Center
phone (310) 478-6505 
email   info@summitcenter.us

Giving a toddler a “time out” or taking a privilege away from a teenager may immediately stop what they are doing and possibly even result in “better behavior,” but at what cost?

The key to building strong relationships with our children is not a product of a punishment or consequence given in a moment in time -- but rather investing the time and effort to gain a greater knowledge and understanding of who our children are as people, as learners, and as physical, emotional and spiritual beings.

Parents will gain critical strategies and proven brain-based approaches to strengthen connections with our children. Parents will also share their experiences and gain support in a discussion group format. Tools will be provided and discussion topics will include - how to:

  • Connect with your child to build strong positive relationships
  • Redirect negative behavior
  • Minimize power struggles
  • Set limits and stick to them
  • Create a surplus in your emotional bank account with your child
  • Teach positive negotiation skills between siblings and friends

This class will appeal to parents of children with all types of learning styles including those who are gifted and 2e.

Register Now!$299 for one person. Pre-registration is required. Space is limited, so reserve your spot today.

Melanie Prager, J.D., C.P.E., is Summit Center's Parent Educator and the Founder and Director of Enlightened Parenting. Melanie is the mother of three boys (teenage twins and an 11-year-old), two of whom are twice exceptional/2e. She has been trained and is certified in numerous parenting programs including Positive Discipline, Redirecting Children's Behavior, Supporting the Emotional Needs of the Gifted (SENG) and Reflective Parenting.  Melanie says, “Gaining greater under-standing and knowledge about who our children are ignites the sparks of our childrens’ potential and creates long lasting and loving relationships for life.” Previously, Melanie was a Deputy District Attorney in Los Angeles County and the Co-Director of Empowered Parenting.

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). Learn more at www.summitcenter.us.