Educational & Therapeutic Placement Consultants

A personalized therapeutic and educational placement consulting service for children, adolescents and young adults, since 2012.

Guiding families through the maze of options in educational and therapeutic solutions.


We specialize in identifying optimal educational and therapeutic solutions that meet the individual needs to assist students, struggling teens, and young adults in overcoming challenges to reach their full potential. Additionally, we advise, guide, and support families in crisis times through the process from beginning to end.

Whether your family is considering a traditional / day boarding school for students who learn differently, a wilderness, short-term assessment/stabilization program, a therapeutic boarding school, a residential treatment center, or a program for young adults, the choices can be daunting.

We save you time and resources with our broad knowledge of schools and programs, therapists, psychiatrists and psychologists.

“Gail was always available to talk with whenever we had a question. She also had a connection with our daughter that made communication with a teenager much easier. When we needed guidance as to what the next step should be, she knew what the options were and helped us evaluate them. “
“When I reached out to Gail, our lives were completely upside down, full of stress and with an overwhelming feeling of loss of control. She listened to our requests and, most importantly, to the needs of our son. It made all the difference. “
“I highly recommend Gail! I was referred to Gail because my teenage son was out of control and I was completely overwhelmed as a mother. My son was completely resistant to outpatient therapy and I knew he needed some type of inpatient situation. “
Gail M Curran-Optimal Edu Options

“We are compassionate, committed and determined to help students, teens and young adults realize their full potential and lead productive and fulfilling lives.”


Therapeutic Programs for Students

Therapeutic Programs

We offer a comprehensive and individualized approach to addressing clinical and educational needs in a continuum of care.

Traditional Boarding Schools

Traditional Boarding Schools

We thrive on the challenge of selecting the right boarding school for your student and help coordinate the admission process.

Arizona Services

Arizona Services

When you need individualized attention and first-hand knowledge of a variety of local schools (private, public, and charter) IOP, PHP programs, or life coaching young adults to independence, we will help narrow the possibilities and provide recommendations as well as assist in advocating on behalf of your student.

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