We guide individual families to the particular schools and programs where their students will thrive, intellectually, physically and emotionally, and where the adolescent's passions will be fed.
An Educational Consultant is part Counselor, part Match Maker, part Navigator, and part Case Manager. Christie Woodfin never thinks that admission to a desired school or program is the end of the story. She strives to direct students to places that fit them individually. Christie offers many Types of Placements: Placements for Students with Learning Disabilities; Therapeutic, Behavorial, and Emotional Issues Placements; Middle and Prep School Placements; Failure to Launch, Post Secondary, Transitional, and Gap Year Programs; and College Counseling.
Christie Woodfin knows that there are variations between The Child in the File, The Child Seen Through Parents and Teachers Eyes, and The Child in the Chair in her Office. She garners all information possible, assimilating the parents account of the childs life history, directly observing the students maturity level, personality, stated interests, and degree of engagement in her individual meetings with the adolescent as well as the parents. She also collects impressions from teachers and therapists, and studies transcripts and previous testing. If additional testing is necessary, Ms. Woodfin provides the family with names of respected clinicians or refers them back to their own psychologist.