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The mission of The Balanced Student is to help students increase academic productivity, with an emphasis on physical and mental wellness.


The Balanced Student provides customized instruction and support to help all students identify and achieve their goals.

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Diversity Students

Student Coaching

Customized individual academic coaching sessions to meet the needs of each student.

  • Study Skills and Strategies

  • Goal Setting

  • Time Management and Procrastination

  • Organization and Executive Functioning

  • Wellness - Sleep, Stress

  • Relationships


Parent Coaching

Customized coaching sessions to help parents improve their relationship with their adolescent.


  • Communication and Personality Styles

  • Adolescent brain and behavior (Why do they do that?!)

  • Setting Limits and Power Struggles

  • Negotiating Transitions and Control

Groups & Workshops

Customizable workshops for groups of students or parents. Whether you have a topic in mind, or need a few suggestions, request more information below and let's get planning!

Video Conference

College Essentials

Customized coaching sessions to help students successfully transition to college-life with confidence.

  • Assess college-readiness and study habits

  • Address academic skills

  • Personal care and wellness

  • Life skills

Who I help:

My passion is helping middle school, high school & college students (and parents!) who feel overwhelmed and stressed-out by today’s high-stakes educational environment. I see students, often high-achieving, who have become almost paralyzed by the academic pressures and their inability to successfully identify what they need to do and how to do it. These students are lacking skills. Many students have been high-achievers most of their lives – completing homework in class or on the bus and not really needing to study while still earning high grades. So, what happens? Rigor. Lots of rigor. As students advance through middle school, high school and even college, there comes a time when the rigor starts to outpace their ability to “wing it” and do well.

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