Goose Creek offers a variety of social skills groups for children, teenagers and young adults, especially in a world of electronic communication that contributes to the difficulties that many young people have to connect with others.
Our groups focus on:
- Managing impulses
- Picking up on nonverbal communication
- Developing socially appropriate responses
- Making friends
- Building strong social relationships
- Organization, tone and other elements to relationships
- Social anxiety
- Coming out of your shell
- Developing and showing empathy
- Asymmetrical and symmetrical communication skills
In addition, we offer individual Anxiety Coaching that helps address social anxiety problems and individual coaching for those with ADD, ADHD, Asperger's Syndrome and Pervasive Development Disorders (PDD) that has a social skills component.
Contact Us for a Consult or Information.
Social Skills Groups Can be Beneficial for those who deal with:
- Social Anxiety
- Asperger's Syndrome
- Being Shy or Introverted
Valerie Tunks, NCC, Board Certified Life Coach
Valerie Tunks is a Board Certified Life Coach and a national certified counselor. She works with people who are making career changes, who are attempting to identify what they want to study in high school and college and various other academic and career-related issues. She also works to help clients manage anxiety, as well as pervasive developmental disorders, attention deficit disorders and other conditions. She is a former school counselor and has experience working children, adolescents, adults and families.