Signe at SERESC Angry Smile DSC_0014Signe Whitson is a licensed social worker, school counselor, author, and internationally-recognized speaker with more than 15 years of experience working with children, teens, and families.


She presents customized workshops for professionals, parents, and students on topics related to understanding and ending bullying, managing anger in children, changing passive aggressive behavior, and intervening effectively in crisis situations in schools and treatment organizations.


In her articles, books, and trainings, Signe provides down-to-earth, practical advice for navigating the daily challenges of living and working with children, tweens and teens.  As a mother of two young daughters, Signe relates to parents on a personal level.


Signe is the School Counselor at Circle of Seasons, a public, Waldorf-Methods Charter School that infuses learning with enthusiasm, creativity, and significance.   At Circle of Seasons, the teachers and staff are committed to meeting each child’s developmental and emotional needs and to building a positive school culture that fosters a lifelong love of learning.


Signe is also the Chief Operating Officer of the Life Space Crisis Intervention Institute, a nationally recognized, professional training and certification program for turning crisis situations into learning opportunities for children and youth with chronic patterns of self-defeating behaviors.


She is the author of four books, including:

Understanding and Ending Bullying

8 Keys to End Bullying: Strategies for Parents & Schools

Friendship & Other Weapons: Group Activities to Help Young Girls Ages 5-11 to Cope with Bullying

Anger in Children

How to Be Angry: An Assertive Anger Expression Group Guide for Kids and Teens

Passive Aggressive Behavior

The Angry Smile: The Psychology of Passive Aggressive Behavior in Families, Schools, and Workplaces, 2nd ed.


If you would like more information at any time, please e-mail Signe at Signe@SigneWhitson.com, follow her on Twitter @SigneWhitson, read her articles on The Huffington Post or Psychology Today, or “Like” her on Facebook.

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