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This webinar is designed to give parents and professionals a deeper understanding of the teenage brain – what’s changing up there, how it impacts behaviour and the important role we have in guiding their development.

Together, neuroscientist and all-round great guy, Nathan Wallis and host, Michelle Mitchell are going to provide you with:

  • A brief on brain development – birth to adolescence
  • A stronger understanding of brain development in the teenage years
  • Specific insights about the Pre-frontal Cortex and how it impacts teen thinking and behaviour
  • A range of communication tips and strategies that are tailor made for this age group
  • Brain health – the effects of drugs, alcohol and stress on the teenage brain
  • How we can strengthen resilience, and see teens thrive amongst the challenges of adolescence.
  • Answers to your questions! We will endeavour to answer as many of your questions as possible, so please add your questions at the time of registration.


Who is this for?

This webinar will be directed to those who live and work with tweens and teens. Parents, teachers, carers, chaplains, youth workers…. come join us!


How to register.

Cost of this webinar: $25.00.

Click the add to cart button below and follow the prompts.  Once you complete the purchase, you will automatically receive an email containing a link to the webinar replay.  If you don’t receive this link, please contact our friendly team at events@michellemitchell.org


About Michelle.

Michelle Mitchell is an award-winning speaker, and bestselling parenting author with a very special interest in the area of tween and teens. She has been termed ‘the teenage expert’ by the media and is sought after for her compassionate and grounded advise.  Michelle started her career as a teacher, but soon discovered a special interest in wellbeing. She left teaching in 2000 to found Youth Excel, a ‘boutique’ health promotion charity which delivered tailor made life skills programs and psychological services to thousands of young people and their families. Today she uses her 25 years hands-on experience to write and speak in schools, community events and through media.




About Nathan Wallis.

Nathan Wallis, New Zealand’s renowned neuroscience educator, has been captivating audiences over 250 times per year to sell out events in New Zealand, Australia, China, Saudi Arabia and the UK.

Nathan is a father of three, stepfather to two and foster father to many more. His professional background includes early childhood teacher, child therapist, social service manager, university lecturer and neuroscience trainer. Following his time at the University of Canterbury, he founded a private training consultancy with the goal of facilitating easy to understand professional development reflecting the latest neuroscience discoveries and their practical implications for everyday practice. Nathan is is an advisor for the NZ Ministry of Education, and an expert advisor for NZ Ministry of Vulnerable Children.

With a profound reputation as a lively and engaging speaker, Nathan uses humour and plain language to condense twenty-five years of neuroscience research into his unique ‘tell you how it is’ style. You’ll be absolutely captivated and walk away jam-packed with more than a few “ah-ha” moments.