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Cynthia Z. Hansen Educational Therapy

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


Ventura, CALIFORNIA 93006

United States



P.O. Box 7165

Ventura, CALIFORNIA 93006

United States

Dr. Cindy mentors high-potential, creative, and gifted individuals with ADHD as they navigate the educational process. These learners may also have Dyslexia, mild ASD, anxiety, perfectionism, or other processing & learning obstacles due to their complex cognitive processes (twice-exceptional). Dr. Hansen uses a strengths-based approach to help clients understand their paradoxical skill sets, offers enrichment for talent areas, provides focused intervention for obstacles, and respectfully supports clients' high cognitive functioning, interests, and potential talents. Dr. Hansen, an award-winning educator for over 35 years, is currently president of the Tri-County GATE Council, a SENG Model Parent Group Facilitator, and is on the advisory board for The G Word documentary film. She has been on the board of the Association of Educational Therapists and the California Association for the Gifted. Cindy holds three CA teaching Credentials & certificates in gifted & twice-exceptional education.

Additional Details

Category of Service Coaching

Licenses & Accreditations PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS for Cynthia Z. Hansen: • Doctor of Education, Bridges Graduate School of Cognitive Diversity in Education (2022) • 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