GISB Virtual Speaker Series: The Science Behind Raising Bilingual Children

Tuesday, November 14, 2023, 7:00 – 8:00 pm ET

Attitudes about bilingualism are often based on myths and interpretations rather than scientific findings. Thomas Zurfluh, an experienced pediatric psychoanalyst and neuropsychologist, will address the most frequently asked questions about childhood bilingualism using research findings from various scientific fields. Born and raised in France, Dr. Thomas Zurfluh has lived in the United States for 20 years. He owns a private practice in Boston, primarily working with bilingual (French/English) families.

About Dr. Thomas Zurfluh

Thomas Zurfluh graduated with honors from the University of Paris VII and went on to earn his M.S. in Clinical Psychology from San Francisco State University. He earned his Doctorate in Psychology from The Wright Institute (Berkeley). Dr. Zurfluh worked as a child and adolescent psychotherapist for twenty years in private practice and various well-respected hospitals and counseling centers, including the University of California San Francisco (UCSF), California Pacific Medical Center (CPMC), and Middlebury College. He has worked extensively with children and adolescents.

This free event is open to everyone. Please register in advance.