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Charisma Virtual Social Coaching

Virtual Social Coaching
For The
Real World


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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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 environment. It’s convenient, strength-based, unscripted training conducted entirely online.
Since 2016, Charisma has helped nearly 500 individuals and families throughout six countries, with 90% of participants reporting gains in recognizing and managing emotions, and 75% nearly doubling their ability to understand the intentions of others.

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 differences
  • 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)

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Practicing Ways to Develop Social Skills

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Charisma ia a virtual reality program that helps teens overcome social anxiety, aggression and bullying by practicing ways to face challenges and develop social skills.
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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 to connect with others in a way that feels right for you.

Hear from a Charisma Coach

Charisma has been effective for people with autism spectrum disorders (ASD), social anxiety, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), social pragmatic communication disorder and learning differences, as well as those who are gifted and talented, high-achieving, twice exceptional (2E), and those seeking individualized social-emotional coaching.
Watch a recorded information session about Charisma to better understand how our innovative approach to social coaching can help you become the best version of yourself.

Charisma Serves

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

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