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Cynthia Z. Hansen Educational Therapy

Contact Name Cynthia Z. Hansen, M.Ed., ET/P


Ventura, CALIFORNIA 93006

United States



P.O. Box 7165

Ventura, CALIFORNIA 93006

United States


CZ Hansen mentors high-potential, creative, and gifted individuals as they navigate through the educational process. Cindy provides educational therapy for students who also encounter learning obstacles due to their complex cognitive processes (twice-exceptional). These learners may be highly able and have ADHD, Dyslexia, mild ASD, anxiety, perfectionism, or other processing issues. Using a strengths-based approach, she offers enrichment for talent areas, provides focused intervention for obstacles, and respectfully supports their high cognitive functioning, interests, and potential talents. Ms. Hansen, an award-winning educator of the gifted, is president of the Tri-County GATE Council, is a SENG Model Parent Group Facilitator, and has been a Parent Representative for the Pacific Region of the California Association for the Gifted. She is a Doctoral Candidate at the Bridges Graduate School for Cognitive Diversity in Education and is on the advisory board for The G Word documentary film.

Additional Details

Category of Service Coaching

Licenses & Accreditations PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS for Cynthia Z. Hansen: • Doctoral Candidate, Bridges Graduate School of Cognitive Diversity in Education • Professional Certificate in Twice-Exceptional Education (Bridges Graduate School 2020) • Professional Member of the Association of Educational Therapists (2015- Present) • Social-Emotional Needs of the Gifted (SENG) Model Parent Group Facilitator (2013-present) • Professional Certificate in Gifted and Talented Education, UCSB (2009) • CLAD (2006) • Master of Education, UCLA (1986) • Professional Clear Credential in Multiple Subjects (1986-2026) • Professional Clear Credential Single Subject, English & Social Studies (1986-2026)

Years of Experience Over 35 years as an educator; Over 10 years as an educational therapist & consultant

Populations Served Children|Adolescents|Young Adults|Adults|Senior Citizens|Parents of Children w/ADHD

Provides Remote Support Yes

Accepts Health Insurance No

AcceptsMethod of Payment Cash|Check|PayPal

Sliding Scale Payments Yes