Dolly Bhargava is a Disability Specialist Speech Pathologist who has also completed a Masters in Special Education from the University of Newcastle, UK. Dolly works with children, adolescents and adults with complex social, emotional and behavioural difficulties. She has experience working in a variety of different setting such as schools, accommodation, post school options, supported employment and prisons. Many of the individuals Dolly supports have experienced degrees of abuse, neglect, family disharmony, repeated bullying, as well as drug and alcohol addiction. Through her experience providing comprehensive training both nationally and internationally, she has learnt the importance of looking beyond the tip of the iceberg and focusing on what is below the surface of an individual who is lacking the skills needed to effectively manage a challenging situation. She has also developed the Rainbow of Emotions app (available from the iTunes store) and the Getting Started Series.
"As a practitioner working within different educational settings, I
find that the content and workbook materials can be used both to
inform professional learning and to develop individual behavior
intervention plans linked to social skills development and
emotional self-regulation." -- Colleen Hackett, registered
psychologist, lecturer, Notre Dame University "Colleen Hackett"
"Taking CHARGE of My Rainbow of Emotions is an excellent tool to teach children and adolescents how to understand their positive and negative emotions. the book begins with an easy-to-use assessment that helps the learner and adult coach understand the learner's knowledge of emotions, emotional regulation, and strategies." -- Brenda Smith Myles, PhD, consultant with the Ohio Center for Autism and Low Incidence (OCALI) and th "Brenda Smith Myles, PhD"
"I immediately loved the simplicity of this book and the fact that it is so easy to adapt to suit a wide range of personalities and challenges. I look forward to being able to put more of this content into my practice." -- Johanna Lee, graduate diploma in education "Johanna Lee"