What is Holistic Learning Center?

The Holistic Learning Center is a gentle center for children, caregivers, and professionals seeking strategies for cognitive/linguistic growth, increased sensory processing skills, and nutritional consultation.  We are committed to the healing process, on any or all levels.

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Holistic Learning Center Offers:

  • Educational evaluations to determine learning needs.
  • Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) for children with learning disorders to include Skinner’s Analysis of
        Verbal Behavior.
  • Behavior Intervention Services.
  • Caregiver and district staff training in such areas as functional behavior assessment/behavior
        management, ABA instructional methodology, language acquisition and verbal behavior, sensory
        integration for both OT and non-OT professionals.
  • Sensory Integration Occupational Therapy evaluations and services.
  • Listening Therapy for children with auditory processing disorders.
  • Speech Therapy to include oral motor PROMPT techniques.
  • Holistic Nutritional consultations to address dietary and
        lifestyle factors. Extensive nutritional and lifestyle report included. Food shopping outings available.
  • Social Groups to promote peer play.
  • Cranio Sacral Therapy and Somato Emotional Release for all ages.
  • Reiki
  • Holistic Ocean Therapy

The staff of the Holistic Learning Center Includes:

  • Susan Varsames, M.A. Ed., Owner, Director, Special Education Consultant, ABA Therapist, Holistic
        Ocean Therapist, Cranio Sacral Therapist, and Reiki Master.
  • Josephine Rinaldi, M.S., Ed., Educational Director, Classroom Consultant, ABA provider, Parent
        Trainer, and Home Consultant for organizing your space for your child’s optimal functioning.
  • Stacey Chisolm, M.S., Ed.,TVI, Director of Behavior Intervention, Board Certified Behavior Analyst,
        Director of Behavior Intervention
  • Nancy Guberti, CN, MS Holistic Certified Nutritionist and lifestyle coach and support group leader for
        GFCF and SCD diet implementation.
  • Christina Guarniero, M.S., Ed., M.S., Ed., Special Education Teacher, ABA provider, Behavioral
        Intervention Classroom Consultant.
  • Dana Carretta, M.S., MHC, LPC, ABA provider, Parent Trainer, Mental Health Counselor, Behavioral     Intervention Consultant.
  • Christina Lurentzatos, M.S., Ed., Special Education Teacher, ABA Provider, Behavioral     Intervention Consultant
  • Jennifer Kelly, M.S., Ed., Special Education Teacher, ABA provider, Behavioral Intervention
        Consultant, Job Coach.
  • James Qualter, M.S., Ed., Special Education Teacher, ABA provider, Behavioral Intervention
        Consultant, Job Coach.
  • Eric Soldano, M.S., OTR/L Sensory Integration Occupational Therapist.
  • Ashley Thomas, , Teaching Assistant, Behavioral Consultant, Job Coach.
  • Alexandra Barone and Michael Rynne, M.S., CCC-SLP, Speech and Language Pathologists.
  • Gina DeCaprio, Office Manager.