The Brick Church Youth Committee invites you to

An Evening with Dr. Lisa Damour

Dear Parents of Pioneers and High Schoolers,

In our Youth Committee Meetings this school year, Rev. Adam Gorman has asked us to give particular thought to the emotional well being of our young people. With that in mind, we pass along the information below regarding an upcoming lecture by Lisa Damour, which is free and open to the public (registration required). In recent years Lisa Damour has spoken in New York a number of times and has earned a large following as an expert in the area of teen and adolescent psychology.

Join The Hewitt School for the New York City launch of Dr. Lisa Damour’s new book, The Emotional Lives of Teenagers: Raising Connected, Capable, and Compassionate Adolescents. Following a lecture by Dr. Damour, books will be available for purchase courtesy of McNally Jackson Independent Booksellers.


This lecture is free and open to the public. Registration is required.

Thursday, February 23, 2023

Temple Emanu-El

Lowenstein Auditorium

10 East 66th Street

Doors | 6:00 pm

Lecture | 6:30 pm

Book signing | 7:30 pm

For questions, please contact Associate Director of Events Kelsey Rodriguez

In The Emotional Lives of Teenagers, Lisa Damour, Ph.D., shares an urgently needed guide to help parents understand their teenagers’ intense and often fraught emotional lives—and how to support them through this critical development stage. With clear, research-informed explanations alongside illuminating, real-life examples, Dr. Damour gives parents the concrete, practical information they need to steady their teens through the bumpy yet transformational journey into adulthood.

About Dr. Lisa Damour

Recognized as a thought leader by the American Psychological Association, Dr. Lisa Damour co-hosts the Ask Lisa podcast, writes about adolescents for the New York Times, appears as a regular contributor to CBS News, and works in collaboration with UNICEF. She is the author of two New York Times best sellers, Untangled: Guiding Teenage Girls Through the Seven Transitions into Adulthood and Under Pressure: Confronting the Epidemic of Stress and Anxiety in Girls, and her latest book, The Emotional Lives of Teenagers: Raising Connected, Capable, and Compassionate Adolescents.