Gifted Support Group: Emotional Freedom Technique - Institute for Educational Advancement
Loading Events

« All Events

  • This event has passed.

Gifted Support Group: Emotional Freedom Technique

February 12 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Speaker: Dr. Amy Gaessar, Ph.D, Yunasa Fellow and Assistant Professor of School Counseling at Purdue University

Tuesday, February 12th • 6:00 p.m.
540 South Marengo Avenue, Pasadena, California 91101

This event will not be livestreamed.

Many gifted and talented individuals experience stress. For some, it can be a source of creativity and insight; for others, a limiting force of elevated anxiety. Given the multi potentialities and demands on gifted students, brain-based research has important applications for understanding the impact of stress and anxiety on gifted individuals, illuminating effective strategies to best support academic growth, social and emotional development, and stress management. Additionally, recent research on an innovative, proactive stress management technique, Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT), has demonstrated a significant reduction in anxiety for gifted students. EFT can be easily incorporated into daily routines, providing gifted youth and those that serve them with greater ease in handling daily tasks, managing hectic schedules and maximizing their potentials. Session attendees will better understand the biological and cognitive effects of stress and anxiety, as well as how to use EFT to counter them.

Register at:


February 12
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Event Category:


IEA Learning Center
1477 San Marino Avenue, Unit 4A
San Marino, CA 91108 United States
+ Google Map