Psychotherapist, author, expert in social skills training for children for over 25 years, Cathi Cohen provides articles and resources for parents or caretakers.

September 25, 2014

A Wonderful Saturday Afternoon in Ashburn; Developing Social IQ Skills in the Gifted Child

While appearing mature and self assured on the outside, intellectually gifted children often feel confused, lonely and misunderstood. Frequently, their intellectual abilities are not in sync […]
September 9, 2014


Here’s a snippet of interaction from a recent teen group: Laura:   He broke up with me through a text message!  I was totally blindsided. Allison:  That […]
September 5, 2014

Creating a Homework Habit

The real point of homework doesn’t lie in the completion of the homework. It lies in learning how to sit yourself down and get it done. […]
September 3, 2014

Does Your Group Cooperate?

How is cooperation established in any group of kids?  In the classroom?  On the ball field?  What I keep coming back to is this: Before there […]