Dr. Gage’s passion is to stay current on therapeutic interventions, and brain research, to empower kids with skills they can use to learn more efficiently and engage more actively in their learning. She believes that each child brings unique strengths and challenges to the learning process and is committed in playing a vital role in the effort to unlock each child’s potential for success and make a positive, lasting difference in children’s lives. Her goal is to see children experience success in school, engage more actively in class, absorb and retain information more efficiently and learn to communicate their needs in an appropriate manner.
It has been estimated that one in five children and adolescents will experience a significant mental health issue that impacts their learning and behavior in the course of their school years. While some problems are more serious then others, it is important that we give them the skills necessary to cope with life’s challenges. If ignored, such problems can affect their learning, development, peer relationships and their physical health. Some of those difficulties may include:
Dr. Gage is here to help identify areas to be targeted for intervention, and support children and adolescents to achieve their best in school and in their daily life.