A Grown-Up Gifted Kid Helping People Through Therapy and Training

Dr. Matt Zakreski, a keynote speaker of the 18th International Conference of ECHA, in the Hague, is a high energy, creative clinician who utilizes an eclectic approach to meet the specific needs of his clients.  He specializes in working with children and adolescents, as well as their families, in providing therapy and conducting psychological evaluations. In his memorable speech at the conference he emphasized that failure is one of the most challenging aspects of life for neurodivergent people to manage and that failure is an unavoidable part of life.  Instead of becoming hopeless when faced with that reality, his talk focusesed on how to identify the positive aspects of failure, from teachable moments to opportunities to build resiliency. 

If you would like to recall these memorable moments of the conference, just listen to this episode of the Embracing Intensity podcast. Embracing Intensity is a community, podcast, and other media dedicated to help you use your fire without getting burned. Combining real-world experiences and educational knowledge, Embracing Intensity helps you identify and use your neurodivergent strengths, while supporting your challenges.

If you want to know Matt Zakreski better, if you are interested, how he learned to embrace his giftedness, why he speaks the language of caring and how getting in touch with his emotional world and being vulnerable have helped Matt harness the power of his intensity, it is your time to listen to this engaging conversation.