What... (i.e. camp, dance class, birthday party)
        
 
Pick a NYMetroParents Region: All Regions   Manhattan    Brooklyn    Queens    Westchester    Rockland   Fairfield    Nassau    Suffolk  

Resources

   

CHILD AND FAMILY COUNSELING CENTER OPENS IN WESTPORT

     Home  >  Articles  > News & Tips: Special Needs
by Katelin Walling September 16, 2013

Related: child and family counseling services in westport, individual and group therapy, classroom advocacy services in fairfield county, school staff training,


Boost! Child and Family Services, a Westport-based family counseling and support center, recently opened. The center provides individual and group therapy, classroom advocacy, school staff training, and child and family counseling services in Fairfield County.
Boost! Child and Family Services

Boost! Child and Family Services offers a variety
of counseling, therapy, and consultation services
in Westport.

Boost! Child and Family Services, a child and family counseling center, opened in Westport on Sept. 1. Boost!’s core values are: B—bolstering cognitive, affective, and behavioral processes; O—optimizing a child’s potential to learn and thrive; O—organizing family support systems; S—solidifying social and personal skill sets; and T—training educators, parents, and other professionals.

Co-founders Susan Krauss, LMSW, and Sue Sirlin, MA, LPC, say they take pride in the fact that Boost! is a full-service center for families, offering individual and family counseling, group support, classroom observation and consultation, social skills programs, crisis intervention, school staff trainings, parent workshops, and classroom advocacy. “We want to do it all in a one-stop shop to make it easy and seamless for the family,” Krauss says.

“We believe in an eclectic approach so that we can tailor therapy, whether it’s individual or group, to the needs of the client,” Sirlin adds. “We really believe that, whether there are typical issues or atypical issues that parents and children are dealing with, at every juncture there are moments where kids could use a boost, and that’s what we offer. Whether it is cognitively related, emotively related, or behaviorally related, we are here for support.”

Boost! also provides referrals to local professionals, including occupational and physical therapists, speech pathologists, psychiatrists, psychologists, neuropsychologists, and nutritionists. 

 


Get Your FREE Indoor Activity eGuide!

More News & Tips: Special Needs Articles

Managing Your Emotions After Your Child’s Special Needs Diagnosis

IDA-LI President Raises Awareness of Dyslexia on Long Island
Keep Moving Forward Creates Independence Through Physical Therapy
Help Your Child Tame Their Anxiety at the Dentist
Resale Boutique for American Girl Dolls Supports Women with Autism

Be a good fellow parent and share this with a friend who would be interested
Email Friend

Local News & Tips: Special Needs Sponsors

Downtown Cabaret Children's Company
253 Golden Hill St
Bridgeport , CT
203-576-1636 x107
...

Club Z! In-Home Tutoring of Fairfield
203-529-4071
CLUB Z! IN-HOME TUTORING OF FAIRFIELD COUNTY is a ...

Landmark Preschool
20 Portland Ave.
Redding, CT
203-544-8393
Landmark of Ridgefield Academy is an independent s...

Camp Pelican
15 E. Putnam Ave., #3330
Greenwich, CT
203-622-6654
Camp Pelican was founded with the goal of providin...

Bounce U Stratford
305 Hathaway Dr
Stratford, CT
203-375-2700
At BounceU of Stratford, we specialize in perfect ...
See Our News & Tips: Special Needs Directory

local zones

Nassau

Nassau cont.

Suffolk

Suffolk cont.

Westchester

Westchester cont.

Fairfield

Rockland

Rockland cont.

Queens

Queens cont.

Brooklyn

Brooklyn cont.

Manhattan

Copyright 2014 NY Metro Parents Magazine Site Design: THE VOICE