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With more than 200 trainings under our belt,
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Psychologist built, we use the latest neuroscience
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From self-regulation to self-awareness,
master today’s must-have skills for success.

Emotional intelligence is no longer a soft skill.  It is now a necessary skill.  

We help leaders develop it.

Great leadership is more than a set of skills. It’s about being human. The Applied EQ Group helps educators, business leaders and athletes apply the power of emotional intelligence (EQ), so they can build positive and productive relationships with their teams.

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Think of the Applied EQ Group as your emotional intelligence “toolkit” to achieve peak
performance in every area of your life—academics, athletics, relationships, and
leadership.

Meet Dr. Adam Sáenz

Developed by veteran psychologist and author Dr. Adam Saenz, the Applied EQ Group offers a range of professional development workshops, speaking engagements, and personalized coaching — all rooted in the science of emotional intelligence

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K-12 CURRICULA

A journey through the five aspects of social-emotional learning

Our Heart Smart Curricula links directly to CASEL’s core competencies. We start with foundational components of Social and Emotional Learning, and then systematically teach through self-awareness, self-regulation, interpersonal skills, empathy, and effective decision making.

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The EQ Intervention

Shaping a Self-aware Generation Through Social and Emotional Learning.

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Check out Adam’s books and other work

The EQ Intervention

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Emotional intelligence in the classroom matters more now than ever. The EQ Intervention is the product of years of research and experience by licensed psychologist, substitute teacher, coach, and school…

Relationships That Work

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Written in partnership with adolescent therapist Jeremy Dew, this book reveals how teachers can increase job satisfaction and personal fulfillment by connecting with others. Each chapter is packed with strategies,…

The Power of a Teacher

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Written in partnership with adolescent therapist Jeremy Dew, this book reveals how teachers can increase job satisfaction and personal fulfillment by connecting with others. Each chapter is packed with strategies,…

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