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Podcast: Dead Goldfish

Podcast: Dead Goldfish

Dr. Wendy Mogel

Dr. Mogel discusses how to talk to young children about death of pets and relatives, and explains how even a small child can write a eulogy.

Dr. Wendy Mogel is an internationally known clinical psychologist, public speaker and author of the New York Times best-selling parenting book, The Blessing of a Skinned Knee and the follow-up, The Blessing of a B Minus. She contributes articles to many publications, including Independent School Magazine, the Jewish Telegraphic AgencyReform Judaism magazine and Camping Magazine.

A graduate of Middlebury College, Dr. Mogel completed an internship and post-doctoral fellowship in the Department of Psychiatry at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. She has been a keynote speaker at the annual meetings of the National Association of Independent Schools, the National Association of Principals of Schools for Girls, the Educational Records Bureau, the National Association of Episcopal Schools, the American Montessori Society and the American Camp Association.

Dr. Mogel serves on the scientific advisory board of Challenge Success, a program of the Stanford University School of Education and the boards of the Center for Early Education and the Counsel for Spiritual and Ethical Education—a century old interfaith organization serving private schools.