Dr. Sandy specializes in showing parents how to use their relationship with their children as the most powerful, and effective tool to heal learning, behavior and mood problems. She coaches parents and handholds them through a process to heal the child’s spirit, body and brain, using her unique whole child method. This 3-step method rebalances the child’s chemistry so that they are able to learn easily, behave positively, feel good and love life. Her clients describe her work as “eye-opening,” a “breath of fresh air” and “life changing.”
Dr. Sandy deals with all aspects of the child’s life, working with the parents and the family, using a combination of individual, couples and family counselling, based on what is required in each situation. She also lectures to parents, educators and healthcare providers around the globe, empowering them with the newest information and the tools to help heal children, teens and young adults. Dr. Sandy describes the goal of her work as being, ‘to ignite the ExtraOrdinary problem-free being that exists within each child.’
Her whole child method is a unique blend of the latest developments in Neuroscience, Psychology, Interpersonal Neurobiology and Functional Medicine. Dr. Gluckman holds a degree in Clinical Psychology. She has a doctorate in Whole Brain Learning. She is the author of, Parents Take Charge: Healing Learning, Behavior and Mood Challenges Without Medication. This book is transforming the way teachers, parents and healthcare practitioners treat and interact with the children they care for.
The research conducted by Dr. Sandy for her PhD reveals that the imbalance between left and right brain can create stress and trigger learning, behavior and mood problems. When children are taught to use both sides of their brain, their behavior is more positive, they are emotionally resilient, learn more easily, achieve better grades, are more sociable, make better decisions and feel happier and more confident.
Known for her whole brain approach with all kinds of stress-related conditions. She developed a Stress Management Program for The Cardiac Prevention and Rehabilitation Center in South Africa. She also established a Pain Clinic as part of the University of Witwatersrand Dental School.
Dr. Gluckman is the author of, Parents, Take Charge: Healing Learning, Behavior and Mood Symptoms Without Medication and Who’s in the Driver’s Seat? Using Spirit to Lead Successfully. She also authored a chapter in Mission Possible and has published extensively in health and business journals.
A frequent speaker at learning and behavior conferences. Her leading edge content, delivered in her uniquely spirited way, has inspired many audiences nationally and globally. She has appeared on national television in South Africa and is a popular invited guest on international radio talk shows.
Dr. Sandy’s professional journey began as an high school teacher. Over the years she has educated many thousands of teachers, students, parents, healthcare professionals and business leaders on how to ignite positive behavior in others. She taught the Leadership Development program for the Executive MBA Program at Texas Women’s University and The University of Dallas Graduate School of Management. Dr. Gluckman also lectured at the University of Witwatersrand Business School in Johannesburg.
As an expert in whole brain thinking Dr. Sandy has been asked to consult with business leaders around the globe.