Katie Saint, Licensed Professional Counselor, Behavior Analyst, Presenter, Social Skills Curriculum Author

Teaching Adolescents and Adults to Have Meaningful Relationships

Katie Saint presents locally and internationally on topics related to Autism, mental health, and behavior analysis. Katie has a mental health private practice and is also the director of training at an Autism treatment program. Katie has designed college courses as well as being published in eight books, articles, or radio broadcasts related to mental health.

The most important thing the author wants readers to gain from her book:

The most important piece we want readers to get out of Awkward, co-authored with Carlos Torres, B.S., is that they can improve their relationships by simple behavior changes. By using the self-assessment, reviewing the dos and don'ts, using the scripts for role playing and practice, conversing about the discussion questions, an participating in the non-verbal exercises our readers will be more equipped to apply these skills in real life and deepen their friendships.

Why the author is an authority on the subject of her book:

Katie has presented over 300 times on topics related to emotional, social or skill development. Katie has over 15 years in the field working with people with disabilities or mental health concerns. Katie has led hundreds of groups and provided trainings teaching clients and therapists how to develop skills needed for a fulfilling life.

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Speaking Engagements and School Presentations:

The presentation will include information on how to help teens and young adults learn how to be socially appropriate and increase their social awareness. Each presentation can be tailored to teach people with disabilities. It will go over activities and exercises to develop needed social skills.

Presentation Audience:

Middle School

High School




301+ appearances



Willing to travel

Book Type:


Adult Non-Fiction







Youth Issues

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This book is a resource for teens, adults and educators to optimize social interactions. The book is for pre-order on amazon today and will be released August 18th, 2018. Link to purchasing the book: https://www.amazon.com/AWKWARD-Social-Donts-Being-Young/dp/1941765793/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1526656821&sr=8-1&keywords=awkward+the+social+dos+and+donts