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Charisma Virtual Social Coaching

Virtual Social Coaching

For The

Real World

CULTIVATE CURIOSITY AND CONNECTION

Enter a virtual world in which you can practice stepping outside your comfort zone with the guidance of a trained Charisma™ Coach.

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SHOW UP AS YOUR MOST AUTHENTIC SOCIAL SELF

Build confidence and perspective in a safe, non-threatening environment.

Charisma Virtual Social Coaching is a personalized, avatar-driven social skill training program. Based on over a decade of research, Charisma combines live, strategy-focused social coaching with in-the-moment practice in a realistic, virtual environment. It’s convenient, strengths-based, unscripted training conducted entirely online.

Who can benefit?

Charisma has proven effective for individuals with:

  • Autism spectrum disorders (ASD)

  • Social anxiety

  • Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)

  • Social pragmatic communication disorder

  • Learning disabilities

  • As well as those who are gifted and talented, high-achieving, twice exceptional (2E) and/or seeking individualized social-emotional coaching

How does it work?

  • There's nothing to download. All you need is a computer with an internet connection.

  • Coaching sessions spanning 10 hours are scheduled over 5 or 10 weeks.

  • Cost: $995 for the 10-session training (limited, need-based scholarships are available)

Improve Your Ability To

Initiate conversations
Maintain relationships
Develop emotional intelligence
Manage interpersonal dynamics
Integrate social skills into daily life

ADD/ADHD Can Impact So Much More Than the Ability to Focus or Sit Still


Brain Power Today With Maria Shriver

Virtual reality could help teens deal with social anxiety, ADHD and more.

Kicking off the Brain Power TODAY series, special anchor Maria Shriver visits the teen socialization lab at Center for BrainHealth, part of The University of Texas at Dallas. The virtual reality program helps teens overcome social anxiety, aggression and bullying by practicing ways to face challenges and develop social skills.

AN IMMERSIVE, SAFE PLACE TO MAKE MISTAKES AND BUILD ON STRENGTHS

Neurodevelopmental challenges can hijack the social brain, taking a toll on relationships and diminishing confidence in social settings.

With Charisma Virtual Social Coaching, people with attention challenges practice pro-social communication skills in a safe, secure virtual world.

You don't need to change who you are – under the guidance of a trained Charisma Coach, you can build confidence and learn how to connect with others in a way that feels right for you.

Hear from a Charisma Coach

Watch a recorded information session to better understand our innovative approach to social coaching that helps you become the best version of yourself.

Charisma has been proven effective for individuals with autism spectrum disorders (ASD), social anxiety, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), social pragmatic communication disorder and learning disabilities, as well as those who are gifted and talented, high-achieving, twice exceptional (2E), and those seeking individualized social-emotional coaching.

Charisma Serves

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Children and Families

Caregivers know how important positive social experiences are. Charisma promotes individuality and compassionate coaching for children and teens, ages 8 and up.

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Transition to Adulthood

Navigating the social world at work and at home requires a diverse set of skills. Learn interaction and communication strategies that stick and will support you for life.

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Educators

Educators and students grades 3 and up find that with Charisma, building social skills that enhance motivation and engagement are just a click away.

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Providers and Clinics

Become a trained Charisma™ Coach and get access to an award-winning virtual platform that will keep your clients talking and wanting more.

CURIOSITY fuels social attention
CONNEXTION ignites meaningful interaction
COURAGE drives purposeful exploration
CHARISMA elevates insightful innovation

Meaningful Impact

Unlike traditional social skills training, Charisma provides a platform to practice and measure dynamic social interactions and related cognitive competencies.

The I-ASSER2T™ (Interactive Analysis of Simulated Social Emotional Reasoning & Resilient Thinking) introduces a reliable, consistent method of tracking social behavior in the moment.

CURIOSITY Approach social environments with an open mind

CONNECTION Stimulate powerful and meaningful conversations

COURAGE Embrace social risks that drive relationships forward

CHARISMA Envision the future and transform the status quo

News and Research

The Amazing Results Are in on Virtual Social Learning

Cognitive strategies shown to improve emotion recognition, social reasoning, and self-confidence for youth on the autism spectrum.

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Virtual Reality Can Help Kids Build Social Skills

Maria Johnson, MA, CCC - SLP, the director of youth and family innovations at Brain Performance Institute discusses Charisma™ with Bernadette Fiaschetti, of One Life Radio on iHeartRadio.

Online Tool Empowers Kids With Social Learning Deficits via Real-Time, Virtual World Training and Interactions

The Brain Performance Institute at the Center for BrainHealth now offers Charisma services online for children struggling with social interaction, autism, ADHD, and low self-worth.

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