Tamara Strijack is a Registered Clinical Counsellor who lives and works on Vancouver Island. She is co-author of the book, Reclaiming Our Students: Why Children Are More Anxious, Aggressive, and Shut-Down than Ever—and What We Can Do About It. Tamara has worked with children and adolescents in various roles over the last twenty-eight years. She is currently the Academic Dean of the Neufeld Institute, where she develops and delivers courses on child development for parents, teachers and helping professionals. She is a keynote speaker, workshop facilitator, and educator of counsellors and educators in training.
Tamara works primarily as a parent and educational consultant, helping put adults back in the drivers seat in a way that facilitates growth and learning for the child. Connection, relationship and play continue to be central themes in all her roles, both personally and professionally.
Find her online at tamarastrijack.ca.