Relationships change the world.

Eq-uip your team with the social-emotional skills to reach your most vulnerable students.

Free 5-week EQ course

Adult SEL and professional development training for the ‘whole teacher’ in times of crisis
(and beyond)

Rooted in empathy

Psychologist built, we use the latest professional learning to help teachers and staff build ‘emotional intelligence.’

Anchored in evidence

From self-regulation to self-awareness, master today’s must-have skills for success.

Virtual & on-site

With more than 200 district SEL trainings under our belt, we’ll create the workshop that’s right for your team.

It takes a whole teacher to develop the whole child

Great leadership is more than a set of skills. It’s about being human, especially now. At Applied EQ, we help educators apply the power of emotional intelligence (EQ) to build professional confidence, work stronger as a team, wherever learning happens, and positively impact the lives of every student. Ready to apply your EQ?

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Relationships that work.

Teachers are under more stress this year than ever. Think of Applied EQ as your emotional intelligence “toolkit.” Eq-uip your team with the skills, and the support, they need to succeed.

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Meet Dr. Adam Sáenz

Developed by veteran psychologist and author Dr. Adam Sáenz, 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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AWARD-WINNING

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,…

Master the art (and science) of emotional intelligence

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    Master the art (and science) of emotional intelligence

    Sign up for your FREE 1:1 session and Adam will walk you through his EQ approach.