Treatment Center Addresses Widespread Tech Overuse in College Students

Clients of Boulder’s internet addiction service engage in “tech detoxes” to minimize their technology use.   By Casey Van Divier Journalism student at the University of Colorado Boulder  *Names have been changed to protect the privacy of those featured in this article Emma’s 18-year-old son Brandon was missing meals, struggling in school, and spending hours …

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Celebrate Screen-Free Week!

From April 30-May 6, 2018, children, families, entire schools, and communities will rediscover the joys of life beyond the screen. Plan to unplug from digital media entertainment and spend all that free time playing, reading, daydreaming, creating, exploring, and connecting with family and friends! To learn more about Screen-Free Week, visit their website, www.screenfree.org. Screen-free week activities are …

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Collegiate Coaching Services College Preparatory Summer Program For Teens & Young Adults

Develop & Master Executive Function Strategies Each week, students will engage in a simulated college classroom that exposes them to real experiences and challenges that they may face in college. The simulated college classroom will be an early American history course that will focus on early European colonization to the end of Reconstruction in 1877. …

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Will Your Gamer Survive College?

By Melanie Hempe, RN Note: Originally published on July 22, 2016 by Families Managing Media. I recently returned from my daughter’s college orientation at a large state university: one-and-a-half days packed full of tips and overviews on how to help your student be successful in college, from what food plan may be best to what size …

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10 Tips for Getting Connected at CU Boulder

The University of Colorado-Boulder is a large campus with many opportunities to get involved. While the options can be exciting, they can also be intimidating. Below are ten tips for ways to get involved at CU: Check out the CU Campus Events Calendar.The events calendar lists many of the events occurring on campus each day. …

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What Can I Do With This College Major?

The holidays are upon us and with increased contact with friends and family comes one of the dreaded questions of most college students, “So what are you going to do with that major?” This question isn’t just reserved for friends and family. Many young adults find themselves wondering about how or if their major will …

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Supervised Independent Living Services for Young Adults in Boulder, CO

At Collegiate Coaching Services, we strive to provide those young men and women coming from previous therapeutic programs or their family home in another state with a seamless transition to Boulder, CO. Our objective is to provide a supervised living experience based in real life as much as possible, so the young adult can begin …

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Do I Have An Addiction To The Internet Or Video Games?

Brief Questionnaires to Assess for Addiction to the Internet and Video Games [divider style=”solid” color=”#cccccc” opacity=”1″ icon_color=”#666666″ icon_size=”15″ placement=”equal”] It is very likely you or your child is addicted to the Internet if most or all of the following statements are true: Preoccupied with the Internet (thinks about previous online activity or anticipate next online …

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Executive Functioning and College Academic Success

“The single greatest predictor of academic success is executive function. It even trumps IQ.” – Developmental molecular biologist John Medina Executive Functioning (EF) refers to brain-based abilities that allow us to harness our energy and focus on goals—in short, EF allow us to manage ourselves and get things done. Executive functioning allows people to access …

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As COVID-19 impacts our clients daily lives, we are providing virtual academic coaching & mental health support. We are currently accepting new clients.