CHILD & FAMILY COUNSELING
Family ACCESS Counseling and Consultation Services provides comprehensive clinical services and social-emotional supports to parents and their young children, with the goal of strengthening family relationships and reaching individuals’ full potential. .
For more than 30 years, Counseling and Consultation Services has been committed to serving families in Newton, Waltham, and surrounding communities. Our success lies in the positive and supportive relationships with families and our focus on how parents best facilitate their young child’s development in all areas.
We partner with parents and their community to create individual services with an understanding of the family’s strengths and unique challenges. Our creative service model is based upon respectful and trusting long-term relationships with families and provides sustainable interventions that impact the quality of a family’s life. Our master’s level clinicians offer services in homes as well as in our offices .
Susan Sklan, LICSW
Child & Family Counseling
Early Childhood Classroom Consultation
The Family ACCESS consulting team is available to assist your child care or early education center staff. Our mental health consultants are grounded in developmental understanding as they observe and support a nurturing classroom environment, positive teacher-child interactions and address the unique social/emotional needs of individual children. The consultants model a stance of curiosity and mutuality that can influence teaching staff relationships with families and parents with their children.
Our team is able to help you decrease or eliminate challenging behaviors that may be disruptive to your classroom by designing effective plans and interventions. Our consultants will work closely with your team of parents, teachers and administrators to provide the support and structure a child with challenging behaviors needs to improve self-regulation and become an engaged member of the group.