Dr. Joann Deak
Developmental Psychologist, Speaker and Author
Dr. Joann Deak has spent more than thirty years as an educator and psychologist, helping children develop into confident and competent adults. Parents and educators across the world have heralded her ability to demystify complex issues of child development, learning, and brain research. A master storyteller, known for her insight, wisdom and humor, Dr. Deak’s presentations have taken her to every continent except for Antarctica. She is the author of four books, most recently The Driver’s Manual for Your Adolescent Brain and has served as the Institute Scholar for the Gardner Carney Leadership Institute since 2004.