Hello, my name is Dr. Lena and I am a 33 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.
As a private consultant for the past 8 years, I have helped companies with their social media ideas, research, organization, expanding ideas, stress reduction techniques, and sales. With a doctorate in psychology I have a great understanding of the human mind and what consumers seek when purchasing or investing in a product/business.
As the founder of my organization, I have had the opportunity for the past 6 years to not only grow and manage projects in my organization, but also mentor and teach other students and professionals the same techniques I use. In my organization one on one meetings are conducted in order to mentor students on how to develop in their careers. I take pride in providing students and clients my undivided attention in order to help them pave their unique way towards success. Also, as a career counselor I focus on clients strengths and develop areas of weaknesses with proper activities.
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.
As a marketing guru, I have taught advertising classes at UCLA, created an organization in my doctoral campus then transformed it into a nonprofit, been hired and given professional marketing advice as social media director for APA, Connolly Counseling, WAC, SAFE-CHR, Chubby Cheek Cakes, ASLA Soccer and more. My doctorate in psychology has allowed me to expand businesses with genuine ideas and strategies to attract consumers.
As the founder of my organization, I have had the opportunity for the past 6 years to not only grow and manage projects in my organization, but also mentor and teach other students and professionals the same techniques I use. My ability to help professionals finish their desired projects is very rewarding to me and the client. I believe in organization, details, and drive. With these key elements projects excel and deliver desired results.