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The Spiritual Child: An Evening with Dr. Lisa Miller

  • Conversations That Matter
  • Jan 3, 2019
  • Series: In the News

An Evening with Dr. Lisa Miller

Wednesday, January 16 at 7:00 pm
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In this talk on her book The Spiritual Child, psychologist Lisa Miller explains the clear, scientific link between spirituality and health and shows that children who have a positive, active relationship to spirituality:

  • are 40% less likely to use and abuse substances
  • are 60% less likely to be depressed as teenagers
  • are 80% less likely to have dangerous or unprotected sex
  • have significantly more positive markers for thriving including an increased sense of meaning and purpose, and high levels of academic success.

Combining cutting-edge research with broad anecdotal evidence from her work as a clinical psychologist to illustrate just how invaluable spirituality is to a child's mental and physical health, Miller translates these findings into practical advice for parents, giving them concrete ways to develop and encourage their children's—as well as their own—well-being.