Nurturing Independence
+ Social Interaction

Empower your child to reach their fullest potential through personalized 1:1 support and group  sessions. 


1:1 Coaching

Your teen will learn emotional regulation skills, social skills, and executive functioning skills in-person or through virtual 1:1 sessions.  

Social Groups 

Weekly meetings with similarly aged-peers to build self esteem, confidence, social skills, and build meaningful friendships. Group activities are designed with your child in mind. 


Release your stressors and connect with your breath and body during 1:1 yoga or group yoga. Flows can be done in our locations or at yours!

Parent Coaching

Want more individualized support for you and your family? Receive recommendations and guided practice tailored directly to you during 1:1 parent coaching calls.

"Michelle does a wonderful job of adapting each session to meet the needs of our daughter in the moment, while still working on longer-term goals."

- Parent

"Michelle's services help me because she is flexible and lets kids choose what they want to do and when. When I talk to Michelle, I feel safe, respected, and listened to. Michelle helps me with problem solving, the five point scale, and smart goals"

- 1:1 Coaching Client

"Our kids felt lost in the large group settings at other occupational therapy centers... We have seen measurable progress since we started with Purposeful Connections and we can’t say enough about the way Michelle has helped our family. "

- Parent

About Michelle Gaudet

Michelle is trained as an Elementary Education Teacher, School Counselor, Parent Coach, and Licensed Applied Behavior Analyst. She has been working with kids, teens, young adults, and their parents for over 30 years, offering an array of social, emotional, behavioral, and executive functioning therapy services and coaching.

Michelle has been a Massachusetts gal her entire life! She grew up in Quincy, where she met and married her husband, Rich, and together raised their two children in Medfield.  Michelle and her family are currently enjoying life together in Bellingham. Her sons have now grown into young adults and are accompanied in the house by a furry, rambunctious puppy named Beau! On her days off, you can find Michelle practicing yoga as a now Certified Yoga Teacher, enjoying nature with her dog, and trying new hobbies like knitting.

"Michelle has a gift for encouraging and affirming people in a very light and natural way that makes them comfortable.  I am so glad that my son has this opportunity."

- Parent

"Miss Michelle designs wonderful weekly lessons that can be implemented at home and at school with ease. It is so refreshing to see our child connect with her and feel that she is invested in his emotional growth. The home/school/therapy connection has built a strong foundation for our child. I would highly recommend her services to any family looking to build upon their child’s skill set"

   - Parent

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