Dr. Jane Bluestein bio

Dr. Jane Bluestein is an educator and expert in the field of win-win relationships and conflict prevention. She has worked with thousands of educators, counselors, and parents worldwide, sharing practical, effective strategies in the areas of motivation and behavior management, instruction and learning differences, supporting social and emotional growth in young people, and finding win-win approaches to issues with challenging children as well as adults. An award-winning author, her books include Creating Emotionally Safe Schools; The Win-Win Classroom; Parents, Teens and Boundaries; and Magic, Miracles and Synchronicity: A Journal of Gratitude and Awareness.

In 2013, Dr. Bluestein began a journey to explore the development of perfectionism and the impact this disorder can have on physical and mental health, relationships, the workplace, and the family. The result of two intensive years of research culminated in the 2015 fall release of her book, The Perfection Deception: Why Trying to be Perfect is Sabotaging your Relationships, Making you Sick, and Holding Your Happiness Hostage, to an enthusiastic reception, including a starred review in the Library Journal.

Bluestein has appeared internationally as a speaker and talk-show guest, including several appearances as a guest expert on CNN, National Public Radio, and The Oprah Winfrey Show. She is a dynamic and entertaining speaker who has presented to schools around the world, as well as employee and community organizations. Her latest presentation topic emphasizes the destructive nature of perfectionism and its alternatives.

She heads Instructional Support Services, Inc., a consulting and resource firm that provides professional development and training programs worldwide. Click here to contact Dr. Bluestein.

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