inua group

Whole-Child Approach

Inua Group takes a whole-child approach when working with children, their families, and school-teams. Using collaboration as the driver to all services, this systemic approach is useful in developing an effective and feasible intervention plan for each specific child and situation. Through interviews, observations, and data collection, the function of behaviors can be explored in order to develop a targeted intervention/diagnosis.

Services

Educational Consultation

Behavioral Consultation & Parent Coaching

Social Skills Training & Groups

Child & Adolescent Clinical Therapy

Clients

Children, Adolescents, and Young Adults
Ages 3-25

Schools

Families

About Bella

Dr. Bikowsky is a Child & Adolescent Clinical Therapist and an Educational Staff Associate Certified School Counselor with a Ph.D. in Educational Counseling/Psychology. Bella has diverse experience in the education and mental health fields spanning 20 years. Over her career, Bella has gained clinical experience working in long-term residential treatment centers as well as at Seattle Children’s Hospital in their inpatient psychiatric unit. Additionally, Bella has been a school counselor in the Seattle Public Schools as well as a Counselor and Behavior Specialist in the Edmonds School District. Bella is also a part of Brooks Powers Group, an Educational and Psychological Assessment team in the Seattle area as well as Sound Supports, an educational consulting company focused on building systems through a 3-tired model—Multi-Tiered Systems of Support (MTSS). Bella has extensive knowledge working with school teams and districts in helping to create systemic change using the Multi-Tiered Systems approach capitalizing on evidenced-based interventions such as Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports, Restorative Justice Practices, Trauma-Informed and Culturally Responsive Practices, Social-Emotional Learning, Mental Health integration into the school systems, and Function-Based Assessments and interventions.

Dr. Bikowsky also spends several days each week in her private practice in Seattle serving children, adolescent, young adults, and parents. Her areas of clinical focus are individual counseling to address:

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Eating Disorders
  • Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Emotional and Behavioral Disorders
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders

Through evidenced based treatments such as:

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT)
  • Motivational Interviewing (MI)
  • Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TFCBT)
  • Acceptance Commitment Therapy (ACT)

Bella is able to provide a wide variety of treatment options to challenges her patients face.

About Maggie

Margaret Schulze, Ph.D., BCBA-D has worked in the field of special education for many years in a variety of settings, including residential treatment, inpatient psychiatry and public schools, and has served in a variety of roles, as a paraprofessional, special education teacher and consultant. Maggie provides training and coaching to support the development of MTSS/PBIS systems and structures to schools throughout Washington state. She also supports school teams in creating sustainable and function-based support plans for students with challenging behaviors. She earned her doctorate in special education at the University of Washington, where she continues to mentor and teach special education pre-service teachers. Her services include:

  • Building Multitiered Systems of Support (MTSS) /Positive Behavior Interventions and Support (PBIS)
  • Assessment of PBIS implementation fidelity
  • Training on the School Wide Information System (SWIS) and CICO-SWIS
  • Professional development on systems and practices at Tiers 1, 2, and 3
  • Classroom management coaching

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