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Charisma Virtual Social Coaching

Virtual Social Coaching

For The

Real World

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Learn from top brain scientists and experts.

Charisma™ is a flexible virtual platform combined with live, interactive cognitive coaching to enhance how individuals think, interact and thrive socially.

Cultivating Curiosity and Connection

Over a decade of clinical research and real-world evidence have shown that live, strategy-focused social coaching combined with in-the-moment practice in a realistic, virtual environment can help individuals build confidence, perspective and pro-social relationships.

Enter a virtual world in which you can practice stepping outside your comfort zone with the guidance of a trained coach. Explore how to show up as your most authentic social self in a safe, non-threatening environment.

This personalized, avatar-driven social skill training allows Charisma Coaches to portray multiple communication and personality styles as they interact with clients. It’s convenient, strengths-based, unscripted training conducted entirely online.

  • 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.

  • Booster sessions are available for support as you grow into new situations.

Improve Your Ability To

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

Brain Power Today With Maria Shriver

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

Kicking off the Brain Power TODAY series, special anchor Maria Shriver visits a teen socialization lab at the Center for BrainHealth, part of The University of Texas at Dallas, where a virtual reality program helps teens develop their social skills despite challenges.

Hear from a Charisma Coach

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.

In this video, watch a recorded information session to better understand our innovative approach to social coaching that helps you to become the best version of yourself.

Who Can Benefit

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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 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.

CUROSITY 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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