Conquering the College Transition

It’s officially autumn and you are well into your first semester of the school year. How is college going for you so far? Though there are many positive and exciting things about the transition to college, if you are like most students, you are also … Continue readingConquering the College Transition

Beyond excuses, using a child’s strengths to create more self-awareness

After a few sessions with a 16-year-old, it seemed as though the excuses kept getting in his way of completing his homework assignments; “I forgot”      “I get too stressed out”    “I don’t think that assignment REALLY has to be turned in”   … Continue readingBeyond excuses, using a child’s strengths to create more self-awareness

Setting the Home for Remote Learning

There are four areas that parents and students need to work through as they establish a thriving environment and process to handle remote education. … Continue readingSetting the Home for Remote Learning

The Art of the Coaching Relationship

The importance of ditching the executive function agenda when facing student resistance. I would like to share a story. I started with a client not too long ago who was extremely resistant to the coaching process and battles depression. The client had been characterized as … Continue readingThe Art of the Coaching Relationship

College Planning with Academic and Disability Support Services

For many high school seniors, June 1st is the deadline this year for making a final decision about which college to attend. This decision is the culmination of a long process of exploration in which many factors are taken into consideration: location, size of the … Continue readingCollege Planning with Academic and Disability Support Services

Covid19 parenting. Connecting, problem-solving, and fostering self-regulation skills in the home.

During this time, that is becoming known as the “new normal,” parents, teachers, and students are doing their best to manage the massive shift in roles and responsibilities. From changes in work for parents and changes in learning for students, we are forced into a paradigm … Continue readingCovid19 parenting. Connecting, problem-solving, and fostering self-regulation skills in the home.

Seeking quaran-teen help? Use a parent coach

Parenting with the Brain in Mind. A supportive and non-judgmental parent coaching model that is flexible and individualized At EEC parent coaching is a flexible and nonjudgmental approach to helping parents to help their kids. We help parents “parent with the brain in mind” to … Continue readingSeeking quaran-teen help? Use a parent coach

Unschooling: Unpacking School and Learning During Corona-cation

With schools closed, students have to re-examine the parameters of learning. From the classroom to the home, students have to reacclimate and reframe the learning environment. This is a fantastic opportunity for young learners to reconnect with their interests and passions and quietly contemplate who … Continue readingUnschooling: Unpacking School and Learning During Corona-cation