Progress is always possible

Progress is always possible

People develop talents and abilities at different rates based on inherent capabilities, interests, and opportunities. Our work together leverages your strengths to develop new tools and skills to help you move forward with greater confidence in your abilities. Consulting, training, and speaking engagements share the latest information on supporting emotional wellness in children and adolescents and is grounded in research.

Assessment

Comprehensive psychoeducational evaluations for students to inform school choice, the development of learning plans, and recommendations for classroom accommodations. Testing services include:

  • Evaluations of learning, attention, memory, executive functioning and intellectual functioning

  • Admissions testing for highly-capable and private school gifted programs

  • Psychological evaluations to asses for anxiety, depression, OCD and related disorders

The more that we can bring our authentic selves, with hope, into the moment —the more that moment will show up for us.

Amanda Gorman

National Youth Poet Laureate

 
 

Treatment

We work together to establish goals based on personal values and make the changes you want to connect to yourself, others and the world. Depending on your situation, we may use one or several scientifically proven therapies. Practical, evidence-based treatment modalities for anxiety, depression, ADHD, OCD, and related disorders, including:

  • Acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT)

  • Cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT)

  • Dialectical behavior therapy (DBT)

  • Exposure Response Prevention (ERP)

 

Parent coaching

Parenting can be trying even in the best of circumstances, and what works for one child may not work for another. Caring for a struggling young person often requires parents to learn new skills and strategies to respond to their unexpected or self-limiting behaviors. Utilizing proven parenting strategies can dramatically change the emotional climate of a family and transform parent-child relationships. Services include:

  • Parent behavioral coaching

  • Support for parents to respond to childhood anxiety

  • Training in empowering communication styles

 

Consultation, training, and speaking

Workshops and presentations are available for educators, parents and professionals  to share tools and training to help participants understand psychosocial development, anxiety and other mental health issues. Services include:

  • 2e learner support

  • Student learning plan creation and monitoring

  • Consultation for school services, including 504 and IEP review and development

  • Training to meet the emotional needs of youth

  • Presentations for parent and professional events related to social and emotional learning