Not just better grades: Build Skills, Knowledge, Confidence
- $50 / h
- Morrisville , VT ( 05661 )
- 15 miles
You are here because you want help with your study and learning skills, your motivation and study habits, and perhaps to gain a better understanding of specific academic material. Maybe you just need to improve your grades in a subject or get ready for a major test, like the SAT or ACT. I was fortunate in my academic upbringing. I was reading by age five, and wrote my first short story at age 6. I have enjoyed a lifetime of learning, either for a specific purpose - grades in school, getti...
I am currently a psychotherapist working with children and families, and passed the Vermont State Licensure exam in Psychology in March, 2012. When tutoring a child with problems of attentional focus and self-control, I find it desirable to engage the child's family in modifying the child's non-academic problems, so that learning may proceed with less difficulty. My first exposure to the behavioral profile that is now known as ADHD was in 1971, at a state hospital in Pennsylvania. I have treated many children who have received diagnoses of ADHD, or who exhibited the behaviors associated with that disorder. In most cases, improvements may come quickly if we address cognitive-emotional burdens the child may be experiencing, and looking for improvements in the child's environment and mental hygiene. These may include exposure to family conflict, bullying or other peer conflict, lack of sleep, too much use of electronic devices, etc.)