"Social Thinking helps us understand how to pursue our social goals, and the huge misunderstandings of the social mind."

- Michelle Garcia Winner

Behavior Issues Coach

Every day we make choices that impact our behavior and how others relate to us. When we understand how our thoughts are reflected in our behavior we can make changes. Academic success is not based on the ability of the student. Many other factors, including behavior, have a very real impact on success at school. Below are listed several of the approaches we use to address problem areas. In the green are some of the areas of concern addressed by these approaches that affect a student's positive or negative sense of self.

  • Collaborative Problem Solving (Ross Greene)
  • Social Thinking (Michelle Garcia Winner)
  • Cognitive Behavior Therapy (Beck Institute)
  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (Russ Harris)
    •      -Substance Use Issues
    •      -Dealing with Anxiety
    •      -Mindfulness
    •      -Reflective Thinking
    •      -Parent and Student Relationships

    Emotion Control and Coping Strategies
    Social and Play Skills
    Decision Making
    Control vs Responsibility
    IEP Development, Implementation and Monitoring