Clinical Psychologist; Executive Director, Laurel School's Center for Research on Girls; Author, Under Pressure: Confronting the Epidemic of Stress and Anxiety in Girls
Lisa Damour is a clinical psychologist. She is the executive director of Laurel School’s Center for Research on Girls and a senior advisor to the Schubert Center for Child Studies at Case Western Reserve University. Damour writes the monthly Adolescence column for the Well Family section of The New York Times and is the New York Times best-selling author of Untangled: Guiding Teenage Girls Through the Seven Transitions into Adulthood and Under Pressure: Confronting the Epidemic of Stress and Anxiety in Girls. She is also a regular contributor at CBS News. Damour maintains a private psychotherapy practice and consults and speaks internationally.
Big IdeaDepression in teenagers often takes the form of very chronic irritability. It’s like living with a porcupine.Lisa Damour