About Caroline

Caroline Maguire, M.Ed. ACCG, PCC

Caroline Maguire, M. Ed., earned her undergraduate degree at Trinity College and her Masters of Education and Early Childhood Development at Lesley University with a specialization in social emotional learning (SEL).

Caroline is the author of the award winning book, Why Will No One Play With Me?, the winner of the Best Parenting and Family Book 2020 as awarded by American Book Fest.

She the founder of a comprehensive SEL training methodology for parents, clinicians and academic professionals on how to cultivate emotional regulation, emotional intelligence, social-awareness and responsible decision-making skills. She is the founder and director of The Fundamentals of ADHD Coaching for Families training curriculum at ADD Coach Academy (ADDCA) – the only Coach Training program accredited by the International Coach Federation (ICF).

After several years as a highly respected social skills clinician at the Hallowell Center Boston MetroWest, Ms. Maguire formed her own private practice. She is a sought-after lecturer and workshop facilitator on various topics related to social, emotional and behavioral learning. She is a permanent columnist on social skills in CHADD’s Attention Magazine, a favored contributor to U.S. News & World Report, Mind Body Green, Salon, Huffington Post, Today Parenting, ADDitude and WebMD.

Please download her free video “How to Tell a Tighter Story,” for advice on curbing the need to ramble at https://carolinemaguireauthor.com/telling-a-tighter-story/

Caroline is originally from Cape Cod, and now lives with her husband and two children in Boston MetroWest.

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“As a parent, I have learned that you have to continually follow through with what you and your child learn through coaching. It is a process that, given time, patience and effort will be worth it both for your child’s social skills and for your parent-child relationship.” – Jennifer, Mother

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As someone who wants to reach and support as many families as possible, Caroline can be found:

  • Offering training classes on parenting children with social skill struggles. (CHADD certified parent-to-parent coach)
  • Mentoring future coaches attempting to pass their ICF certifications as well as helping them build their own family coaching practices. (Teleclass leader at the ADD Coach Academy)
  • Leading social skill groups and consulting with of local schools districts to help build awareness and improve students’ skills.
  • Continuing her own education through industry-related certifications.

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