Hello, my name is Dr. Lena and I am a 32 years old female who has studied Psychology and Marriage and Family Therapy. I have been tutoring students since I was in college at UCLA (over 10 years of experience with all age ranges). I am very passionate when it comes to teaching and helping my students learn at their pace with no judgment. I enjoy psychology and all subjects and hope to help students learn the concepts and theories in a fun way. In all, I like to work collaboratively with my ... [more]
Doctorate in Psychology
I am qualified to tutor students with special needs because I have a well seasoned background. I am a therapist who has assisted students with disabilities, tutored private clients with cerebral palsy, and have worked at the university and higher education special needs department.
I am a marriage and family therapist who understands the needs of students who struggle with ADHD. I have worked with students with special needs at UCLA and my graduate school. I am currently helping a student with ADHD regarding his class notes and studies.
Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
I am a marriage and family therapist/psychologist who understands the needs of students who struggle with Autism. I have worked with students with special needs at UCLA and my graduate school. In addition, I have worked at non-profits and private practices that trained me to help assist students with autism.
As a therapist, I have the patience and experience it takes to work with student who struggle with their reading and writing skills. I understand the uniqueness of each of my students and know that children who struggle with dyslexia need that special one on one attention to succeed in school. As far as experience I have tutored and mentored students with dyslexia by using tools such as: site word games, flash cards, phonics, reading out loud, and more.