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Marie-Nathalie Beaudoin, Ph.D., (Psy15892)
Marie-Nathalie Beaudoin, Ph.D. is a licensed clinical psychologist and founder of SKIPS. She enjoys working collaboratively with interns to develop respectful and creative ways of fostering a school culture conducive to learning and well-being. She has published many popular books including "Boosting ALL children's social and emotional brain power: Life transforming activities" (2014) and "The Skill-ionaire in every child: Boosting children's social and emotional skills using the latest in brain research" (2010). She has been featured in the Alexander Street Press documentary, "Bullies to buddies: From problem management to skill development in all children", and in several magazines including the California Educator, Educational Leadership, and Family Therapy. She is an acclaimed international speaker.

Enthusiastic master and doctoral level interns, seeking to fulfill their supervised clinical requirements. All SKIPS interns are able to make valuable contributions to a school community. In addition to developing a special supportive relationship with children who struggle, they have been trained in cutting edge methods to foster change. They can offer different perspectives and creative considerations on how to best assist a child. SKIPS interns benefit from weekly supervision, training and consultations leading to a rich array of therapeutic ideas.