Beautiful Mind offers workshops for parents, teachers, community partners and corporate clients.

Workshop A is *free while other workshops are fee-based.  If your organization is interested in hosting one of these workshops, contact us.


*Workshop A: Fostering EQ through Attachment-based Parenting (*Free)


Research in recent years has repeatedly pointed to the importance of EQ, and how it relates to positive life outcomes.  This *free workshop will introduce the intricate relationships between EQ, brain development, and attachment-based parenting (a parenting style informed by attachment theory).

In this *free workshop parents will learn about:

  • what research says about the importance of EQ and how it relates to life success
  • how attachment-based parenting promotes emotional development and school learning
  • attachment-based parenting strategies that nurture healthy brain development, foster social and emotional skills, and promote academic success

To learn more, visit attachment theory and parenting, and my articles in SCMP on attachment issues.


Workshop B: What Makes and Breaks a Relationship?


Psychologists have studied marital relationships and identified the secret ingredients of satisfying and dissatisfying relationships.

In this workshop participants will learn about:

To learn more, visit my Chinese articles at BamBoOs!


Workshop C: Emotions, Learning, and Success


Many parents focus their resources on traditional academic areas such as literacy and math skills.  They provide their children with extra learning support such as tutorial classes and training activities.  However, if your resources don’t seem to yield the results you wanted, it might be because the importance of emotions is overlooked.

In this workshop participants will learn about:

  • what research says about high performance and success
  • the importance of EQ and its implications on learning
  • parenting dos and don’ts to help your child succeed


Workshop D: The ABCs of ADHD and How To Help You and Your Child

ADHD can look a lot like an energetic and spirited child injected with sugar and caffeine.  What are the signs?  If someone we know might have ADHD, what can we do to help them?

In this workshop participants will learn about:

  • common signs of ADHD
  • the neurology of an ADHD brain
  • strategies to mitigate the negative impacts of ADHD
  • ways to identify and capitalize on the positive assets of ADHD

To learn more about ADHD, visit our ADHD-kit.  To learn more about assessment, visit my SCMP article on misconceptions about diagnosis.