Counseling & Academic Support Resources

If you would like further information about these resources, please connect with Kathleen Hicks, our Middle School Counselor, at hicksk@oes.edu or Steve Brennan, our Middle School Academic Support Coordinator, at brennans@oes.edu.

Web Resources

Print Resources

Whole Brain Child
12 Revolutionary Strategies to Nurture Your Child’s Developing Mind
Daniel Siegel and Tina Payne Bryson

Brainstorm
The Power and Purpose of the Teenage Brain
Daniel Siegel

Mindfulness for Teachers
Simple Skills for Peace and Productivity in the Classroom
Patricia Jennings

The Teenage Brain
A Neuroscientist’s Survival Guide to Raising Adolescents and Young Adults
Frances Jensen, MD and Amy Ellis Nutt

The Myth of the Perfect Girl
Helping Our Daughters Find Authentic Happiness in School and Life
Anna Homayoun

That Crumpled Paper Was Due Last Week
Helping Disorganized and Distracted Boys Succeed in School and Life
Anna Homayoun

Living With Intensity
Understanding the Sensitivity, Excitability, and Emotional Development of Gifted Children
Susan Daniels and Michael Piechowski