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Social Skills Center

Social Skills Training Online for Austin Residents

“Our social skills services for children, adolescents, and adults are based on the premise that social skills (e.g. communication skills, active listening, friend-making, reading non-verbal social cues, networking abilities) are essential life skills that foster success, happiness, and health. Our goal is to teach these skills in a supportive and nurturing environment, with the expectation that the skills will be generalized to real-world experiences and relationships.”
– Dr. Haley

Helping Individuals in the Austin Area with Social Skills Training Online

Social Anxiety Therapy

Decrease Anxiety

Social Skills Center offers individual and group social skills online coaching sessions to teach children, adolescents, and adults how to relax and “settle,” so that they can have better responses to the people and situations they face every day. People who find it difficult to be in social situations will likely find that they feel more comfortable in many common situations. Whether it is in your day-to-day life or in social networking, the social skills you learn will help you feel more confident when meeting new people, whether in person or in online communities, even while interacting on social media. It could even help people who have issues with dating.

Social & People Skills Classes

Improve Self-Esteem

Instead of feeling shame, embarrassment, or anxiety in social situations, our social coaches teach others to learn how to be confident with others. As a key issue recognized by organizations such as the Center for Autism, assertiveness is something that is crucial to gain through training and experience. Our social skills training in Austin online classes act as a kind of social anxiety therapy, and we regularly teach passive clients how to be assertive. Participating in social interactions in our assertiveness social skills class will give you a chance to practice eye contact and body language that help you to look and feel more confident, so you will feel more comfortable being in social situations.

Online Social Skills & Communication Training

Communicate Clearly

For Austin residents, these online social skills training programs allow them to practice with their peers and learn by doing, whether through role-play or other techniques, rather than trying to “regurgitate” statements they learned in a book or heard someone else say. Adults with autism, Asperger included, often struggle to communicate clearly with their peers. Our virtual social training has been very successful for Austin, Texas residents.

Social Skills Training Online:

Resolve Conflicts

Most people don’t realize that conflicts can be a “win-win” for both parties involved. At our virtual training programs, kids, teens, and adults learn how to see another’s point of view, leading to greater understanding and empathy. For those dealing with the challenges of autism, assertiveness, social skills, and other skills to resolve conflicts can be gained through training programs, helping to provide peaceful and mutually beneficial resolutions to conflicts. We help Austin individuals to live satisfying lives.

The Social Skills Center's Blog

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What Does It Mean When Someone Remembers Your Name?

Many people have difficulty remembering names, for many reasons. It could be they aren’t very good at memorizing or maybe they just get nervous meeting new people. Whatever the problem, you may be wondering if remembering names is actually very important—well, the answer is yes.

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What Causes Nonverbal Communication?

In many cases, nonverbal communication is unintentional and simply comes naturally as the speaker conveys their message. However, by using these cues intentionally, a speaker can help to improve their communication skills. Understanding what nonverbal communication is and how it can be used can improve interactions for nearly everyone.

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Looking for in-person services?

If you live in Northern Virginia and prefer in-person services,
please visit Dr. Haley's other practice, Psychological and Life Skills Associates.
We have offices in Oakton, Woodbridge, and Fredericksburg, VA.

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