Social skills and friendship programs starting September 11th!

Personalized care delivers hope and transforms lives

We understand the cognitive and social-emotional aspects of brain, medical, and learning disorders. Dr. Christine Salinas leads a compassionate and expert team. We provide accurate diagnoses and evidence-based treatment to boost your quality of life.

We are passionate about your wellness

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Neuropsychological Assessment

Understanding your unique pattern of learning, feeling and behavior creates a roadmap for intervention.

Multidisciplinary Treatment and Rehabilitation

Psychotherapy, Speech Therapy, & Occupational Therapy All in One Place.


Expert medical-legal, independent medical, and independent educational evaluations.

Social Skills Class

Evidence Based Intervention using UCLA model to help children and adults make and keep friends. Parent training offered.

Are you looking for exceptional help from a caring doctor?

Let's work together to achieve better results

We accurately diagnose and manage cognitive, emotional, and behavioral issues

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Specialized care for your brain and behavioral health

We are here to provide expert help to you, your child, and/or loved one. We know people can overcome obstacles that may seem impossible. Our specific plans help guide a path to success so that you can thrive at home, school, work, and in the community.
We care for the whole person and we think about how the brain and behavior changes as people grow. We examine the different contexts (cultural, family, social) that shape one’s development. Treatment is family centered and individualized to each patient’s needs. We take pride in taking the extra steps to work with you and the important people in your life such as teachers and doctors to provide complete care and support positive outcomes.
Dr. Salinas is a respected specialist in neuropsychology and a national expert who has evaluated and treated thousands of children, teens, and adults who have brain, medical, developmental and learning disorders. Dr. Christine Salinas is one of the few bilingual Spanish/English neuropsychologists in Florida. She trained and worked in leading teaching hospitals including the nation’s #1 pediatric hospital, Boston Children’s Hospital/Harvard Medical School, and Emory University Medical School/Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta. Dr. Salinas co-developed the epilepsy neuropsychology program at Florida Hospital Orlando. Dr. Salinas received two years of postdoctoral training in testing and intervention with children and adults who have medical/neurological and neurodevelopmental conditions. She is Adjunct Assistant Professor at Florida Institute of Technology and University of Central Florida Medical School. She is an active brain researcher and author of 25 publications. Dr. Salinas is a national/international speaker with over 35 invited presentations around the U.S., Latin America and Spain. Professionally, she is active and holds leadership positions within the Hispanic Neuropsychological Society and American Academy of Clinical Neuropsychology.

one of the few bilingual Spanish/English neuropsychologists in Florida

Dr. Salinas is also a mom, daughter, wife, and elite athlete who played Division I basketball. She understands that each person has his/her unique challenges, and that it is stressful when you and/or your family member experiences struggle. She is a caring doctor who will actively listen, develop a strategic plan, and support you to address your needs. Her goal is to provide you with excellent care, hope, and an awesome patient experience.

Join our social skills and friendship program

Starting September 11th!

Led by Dr. Christine M. Salinas, Psy.D., Neuropsychologist

Evidence-based, family centered intervention modeled from the University of California, Los Angeles

...for children who have difficulty making or keeping friends.

Autism Spectrum Disorder, ADHD, Anxiety,
Depression or other social & behavioral disorders

Your child will learn

How to handle bullying and teasing How to handle disagreements
How to join a group of children at play How to be a good host on a social “date”
How to be a good sport & show respect How to be flexible and cooperative
Conversational skills Appropriate use of social media

During each class, children learn a new skill, practice with group members, receive coaching on their play skills and are given a homework assignment along with their parent so they can try out their new skills.

Regular attendance is imperative to achieve best results. Parent participation is required.

Tuesdays beginning September 11th

3:30pm • 2nd-3rd grades
4:30pm • 4th-5th grades
5:30pm • Pizza Party! for all enrollees
6:00pm • 6th-8th grades
12 week program
1 hour per week – $45/session

Thursdays beginning September 13th

5:30pm • Pizza Party! for all enrollees
6:00pm • High School
16 week program
1 hour per week – $45/session

FREE social-behavioral assessment with sign up

$335 VALUE

Program participation requirements

Child or teen

– Has friendship problems
– Is interested in attending the program
– Will participate in the program voluntarily
– Will consistently attend the program


– Must attend with child
– Must be willing to participate

This group may be appropriate for children and teens with Autism Spectrum Disorder, ADHD, Anxiety, Depression or other social and behavioral disorders.  

Additional Details 

Upon signing up you will receive standardized questionnaires to complete for FREE (a $335 value).
We will then contact you to schedule your FREE 15-minute phone screen assessment and discussion with Dr. Salinas. This information will be used to determine if our program is appropriate for you and your child.
Your child will receive a post-assessment to monitor his or her progress in social skills and emotional functioning.

The program is priced at $45 per session, a 10% savings is available when purchasing all classes.

We are happy to provide you with a superbill that you may submit for insurance reimbursement for “group therapy”. Every plan is unique, we can’t guarantee your insurance company will approve reimbursement. 

Groups begin every 16 weeks. Enrollment is ongoing. Group placement is determined by Dr Salinas at phone screening appointment based on assessment results and group dynamics. Please sign up to begin the enrollment process.

Enrollment is limited to 10 per class

Space Coast Neuropsychology Center

Conveniently located in Suites 101 & 108 of the historic 1900 Building in downtown Melbourne.
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