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Teresa Currivan

Teresa Currivan
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Teresa Currivan is a licensed marriage and family therapist, parent coach, and former school therapist, currently in private practice. She specializes in unpacking the layers of diagnoses that come with exceptionalities and differently-wired children. She speaks about her strength-based approaches to teachers, faculty, and parent groups, and has published extensively on the topics of giftedness and twice-exceptionality. She runs The Right Place Learning Center in Lafayette, CA where her Currivan Protocol™ is used to assess, address, and resolve exceptional issues in children. She received her MA in Counseling Psychology using Drama Therapy from the California Institute of Integral Studies in San Francisco and completed post-graduate training at The Psychotherapy Institute in Berkeley, California. She recently published her book, Help My Exceptional Child Thrive; Strength-Based Approaches to Properly Address Dyslexia, ADHD, Sensory Processing Disorder, Anxiety and More. She lives with her husband and son in the San Francisco Bay Area. Her website is https://helpmychildthrive.com/

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