HBCC Coaching, Support & Therapy

Heart 4 Kids Coaching

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Parent Coaching helps you become the best parent you can be.  Learn tools and strategies to help you communicate with calm, discipline with love, set realistic expectations, end the cycle of nagging, yelling, and fighting, build a warm, loving, mutually respectful relationship with your child.

Individual coaching can be done by phone, by Zoom or in person.

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Greater Orange County CHADD

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 Greater Orange County CHADD Chapter #455 offers four different FREE monthly meetings for anyone wanting to learn more about AD/HD and/or network with others for support.  We hold a General Meeting, Adult Meeting, Spanish Support Meeting & Moderated Parent Support Meeting. Best of all, the meetings are FREE; we are self-supporting through donations, contributions and membership. You do not have to be a member of CHADD to attend. 

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Orange County Coaching Services

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 As someone who has ADHD himself— and has experience working with ADHD and Asperger’s Syndrome—Rodney Ziebol truly understands how the challenges these conditions bring can really get in the way. 

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Rethinking Challenging Kids

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Dr. Stuart Ablon, Director of the Think:Kids program in the Department of Psychiatry at MGH, describes the general tenets of a model of care called Collaborative Problem Solving.

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Uram Family Services

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Specialist in Asperger’s, Anxiety, Depression and Parenting difficulties. Michael sees individuals and families at his Newport Beach and Tustin offices. He primarily uses Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Collaborative Problem Solving and self-worth development techniques.

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Debra Sussman Psychotherapy

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Debra is a Pediatric & Family Psychotherapist with continued education at Harvard Medical School in Child Psychotherapy, Mind Body Medicine, Addiction, School Mental Health. Family therapy addresses the fundamental needs that strength the family unit when Child & Adolescent concerns arise.

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Local Resources & Support

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Autism Resource Mom

  • FREE Family Education Support Groups in Santa Ana & Laguna Hills 
  • Weekend Fun Night for Teens
  • Family Activities 
  • Independent Living Skills Workshops

www.autismresourcemom.org

info@autismresourcemom.org

714.501.8735

Swanky Brain Lifetime Behavioral Solutions

  • FREE Swanky Women Social Support Network
  • Teen/Young Adult Life Management Series
  • Parent Trainings

www.swankybrain.com

swankybrain@gmail.com

805.479.1736 

Help Me Grow

  • Connects children and their families to developmental services to enhance the development, behavior and learning of children birth through eight years.

www.helpmegrowoc.org

helpmegrow@hs.uci.edu 

866.grow.025

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)

  • BASICS Class (parents of under 18 year olds)
  • Family-to-Family (parents of over 18 year olds)
  • Peer-to-Peer
  • In Our Own Voice
  • Parents & Teachers as Allies

www.namioc.org

info@namioc.org

714.544.8488

Recommended Reading

  • Changeable - by Dr. Stuart Ablon
  • The Explosive Child - by Dr. Ross Greene
  • Lost At School - by Dr. Ross Greene
  • The ADHD Explosion - by Dr. Stephen Hinshaw
  • A Different Kind of Madness - by Dr. Stephen Hinshaw
  • How to Talk so Kids will Listen and Listen so Kids will Talk - by Adele Faber
  • Mind Over Mood - by 
  • Misunderstood Minds - by Dr. Mel Levine
  • The Myth of Laziness - by Dr. Mel Levine 
  • Smart But Scattered - by Peg Dawson, EdD
  • Raising Your Spirited Child - by Mary Sheedy Kurcinka
  • BUZZ A Year of Paying Attention - by Katherine Ellison
  • Am I Still Autistic - even though I am a multi-millionare - by John Hall
  • Anatomy of an epidemic - by Robert Whitaker
  • The Parents Guide to Alternative in Education - by Ronald e. Koetzsch, PhD
  • Crazy: A Father's Search Through America's Mental Health Madness - by Pete Earley
  • Dennis Greenberger, PhD

Orange County Asperger's Spectrum of Support (OCASG)

  • OCASG is a nonprofit orgainization improvign the quality of life for individulas with Asperger's, High-functioning Autism and PDD-NOS and their families.
  • FREE Support Groups

www.ocaspergers.org

ocasupport@gmail.com

P.O. Bos 17785

Irvine, CA 92623-7785