Linda Price, M.Ed., CAGS brings over twenty years’ experience providing assessment, individual and group counseling for children and adolescents, and consultation with parents and schools. Following almost fifteen years of successful private practice and multiple positions within school systems north of Boston, Linda relocated to the South Shore and began counseling in the Hanover School System. Linda forms easy relationships with young people and she enjoys advocating for their needs. She believes that it is important for students to embrace their strengths and learn strategies to deal with their struggles.
Now, at the Center for Integrative Counseling and Wellness, Linda is thrilled to partner with the internationally known Hallowell Center to provide initial intake assessments, strength-based treatment for ADHD, and individual counseling. She will also continue to build on her expertise in social skills groups by offering multiple groups for children and adolescents that include stress reduction and emotional regulation while treating the whole person. As part of the groups, parenting support and education are provided to help skills to generalize outside of the therapy and be maintained over time.
In addition to careful assessment and individual treatment as needed, Linda feels passionate about the beneficial role that social skills groups play in her work with children and adolescents. She has helped those suffering from ADHD, anxiety, autism spectrum disorders, nonverbal learning disorders, social communication deficits, and other learning differences. Linda utilizes a holistic approach by incorporating cognitive-behavioral therapy, and Social Thinking® as well as yoga and mindfulness. Linda integrates creative activities and relaxation techniques for sensory integration, focus and concentration, and anxiety reduction with her clients.
Linda earned her Master of Education Degree in School Adjustment Counseling and her Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study in School Psychology in 1993 at Northeastern University. She is a Licensed Educational Psychologist from the Board of Allied Mental Health. Linda received additional training for group instruction in the social use of language at Antioch New England Graduate School by Elsa Abele, CCC, SLP in April 2006. She co-authored assessment articles published in professional journals, and presented this research at the National Association of School Psychologists conference in Orlando, Florida.