Strengthening Social Emotional Skills is My Mission

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Caroline Maguire contributes to The New York Times, Washington Post, U.S. News and World Report, Your Tango, Attention Magazine, HuffPost, Readers Digest, Additude Magazine, WebMD and more.


Caroline Maguire

Social Emotional Learning (SEL) Training for Parents, Educators and Adults

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?, a playbook of foolproof scripts on how to communicate with anyone, in any situation, and how to ensure the message registers with the recipient.

She the founder of a comprehensive Social Emotional Learning (SEL) training methodology for adults, 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).

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.

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Staci Burt | Publicity Manager | Grand Central Publishing | 212-364-1570

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The Book

Why Will No One Play with Me? A Guide to Teaching Children (and Adults) Invaluable Social Emotional Learning techniques.  In the book, Caroline shares her proven strategies teaching parents, educators and clinicians how to build executive function skill that enhance social skills.   Learn more


Featured Videos

How to Deal with Rejection Sensitivity

Aug 25, 2020 – HowToADHD

How to ADHD
497K subscribers

“This is my most requested episode ever. Thanks to the support of my research team, creative team, professional consultants, and the fabulous Caroline Maguire, it’s finally done 🙂 Enjoy!!!

Dec 11, 2019 – WGNTV

How to teach empathy, social skills, moving from hello to a real conversation and more.

“This is the book that parents don’t know they need.” – Kristina Miller

Dec 12, 2019 – FOX 32

There is nothing worse than your child not having friends. Caroline offers suggestions to help your child make friends.

“This is the book that parents don’t know they need.” – Kristina Miller

October 23, 2019 – KTVU

Helping Children Develop Social Skills

“This was a good book but it is heart breaking in many ways because you learn how many kids will say Why will no on play with me, and parents don’t know what to do.” – Sal Castaneda

Parenting coach and Author of “Why Will No One Play With Me?” Caroline Maguire shares how to help a child who is experiencing social exclusion from their peers. Teaching your child new social skills can be difficult so this book is a step by step guide on helping parents build those skills their child needs.

Oct 10, 2019

“How do you know for sure your child needs help building social skills?”

Caroline Maguire offers a litmus test for parents on how to recognize the signs and provides valuable socializing advice.

Oct 9, 2019 – ABC Good Morning CT

Bullying: Breaking down 3 misconceptions about bullying

Author Caroline Maguire, analyzes the most successful tactics for helping children succeed individually and socially in her latest book.


Oct 4, 2019 – Daytime

How can parents have conversations about social without making the child feel badly.

Parents have radar and sense something is wrong, but don’t know how to get involved.

Oct 1, 2019  – Bloom

Bully, Bystander and Victim

“When should we correct, and when can we let them be?” – Liam Martin

Playdates, coaching, missions and review.

Oct 1, 2019  – CBSN

“You lay out seven behaviors that you want to encourage your child to use to be socially successful” – Liam Martin

Oct 10, 2019  – KTLA5

Parenting coach and author Caroline Maguire joined us live with tips from her new book “Why No One Will Play with Me?

Featured Articles

Homeschooling During COVID-19 – Today Parenting

Bullying Prevention: How To Help Your Kids Help Others – mindbodygreen

5 Easy Ways To Help Your Child Make Friends When They Have ADHD Or Behavioral Problems – YourTango

10 helpful phrases to say when your child struggles in social situations –

3 Tips to Teach Empathy to Your Child – Live Happy

The left-out kid grows up: Wait-and-see isn’t the answer to social cruelty. Our kids need our help to learn the basic social survival skills. – Today Parenting Team

No time for passive parenting: Show your kids how to stand up to bullies – Salon

How to be more inclusive when it comes to developmental disabilities – Community Health

Get Organized With Adult ADHD – WebMD

5 Warning Signs Your Kid is Overscheduled –

Q: Should I Ban My Teen From Seeing “Bad” Friends? – Additude Magazine

5 Ways To Get Your Video Game-Obsessed Kid To Start Making Friends IRL – YourTango

Managing My Reactions as a Parent – ImpactADHD

How To Help When Kids Feel Left Out & Say They Have No Friends – Ravishly

How To Help When Kids Feel Left Out & Say They Have No Friends – Your Tango

5 Ways To Be The Parent Your Child Needs (At Every Age) – Your Tango

5 Signs Your Child Is The Classroom Bully – Your Tango

How To Get Your Kids To Open Up About Problems With Friends At School – Your Tango

5 Tips to Survive the Holidays Parenting an ADHD Child – Your Tango

10 Ways that Old Wisdom Makes New Sense, Boosting Kids’ Brainpower and Social Success – Huffpost

Five Words that Will Change Your Child’s Life—and Your Parenting—Forever – Huffpost

Get Off The Roller Coaster Now! – Huffpost

Kids are Feeling Tortured and School has Only Just Begun – Huffpost

The Most Important Thing To Remember When Your Child Is The ‘Naughty Kid’ – Your Tango



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