Executive Functioning, OCD and Anxiety

Date & Time

Friday, March 08

11:30am - 1:30pm CST



This event is FULL – Please email kholbrook@fusionacademy.com for any questions or to be to be added to the waitlist

Join us for networking, lunch and a presentation by Robin Grais-Speizman with Refocus EF Coaching, and Dina Scolan with The OCD and Anxiety Center, as we discuss how to provide students with the proper supports around executive functioning deficits, OCD and Anxiety.

More about the speakers:

Robin Grais-Speizman, MSEd

Robin Grais-Speizman received a MSEd in Educational Psychology from National Louis University in June of 1994. She received Bachelors Degrees from the University of Wisconsin, Madison, in 1989, in both Rehabilitation Psychology and in Special Education with a Type 10 Certification. Robin Grais-Speizman taught Special Education classes at Saint Josephs Carondelet Child Center in Chicago. She then worked at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago (currently Shirley Ryan Ability Lab) as a Pediatric Behavioral Specialist and Senior Neuropsychometrician for 11 years. She performed neuropsychological testing evaluations to both inpatients and outpatients suffering from brain injuries and spinal cord injuries. She also provided cognitive retraining and school reentry services to children and adolescents upon inpatient discharge and often continued for long term follow-up.

From 1999 -present, Robin has worked as a neuropsychometrician, executive function coach, and clinical intake coordinator in the practice Roger Stefani and Associates, Chicago NeuroBehavior Specialists and now Stefani Neuropsychology Services. She continues to provide neuropsychological testing, school observations, and executive function coaching to patients with ADHD, Autism, Anxiety, learning and educational struggles and other neurodivergent diagnoses to pediatric patients ages 6-22. In January of 2019, Robin established this executive coaching and consultation practice named Refocus.


Dina Scolan MA, LPCP:

Dina earned her Bachelors degree from the University of Iowa and went on to earn her Masters Degree from Benedictine University. She has worked in inpatient, outpatient, residential, and private practice settings. She has extensive experience applying Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), and Cognitive interventions to the full spectrum of anxiety and mood disorders. As a graduate of the Behavioral Therapy Training Institute through the International OCD Foundation, Dina offers trainings to other therapists on the use and implementation of Exposure therapy. She is comfortable treating children, adolescents and adults struggling with OCD, PTSD, social phobia, school refusal, specific phobias, generalized anxiety disorder, panic disorder and depression. Additionally, she has received specialized training for teaching social skills to individuals on the Autism spectrum through the PEERS program at UCLA and for treating body focused repetitive behaviors through the Trichotillomania Learning Center. Dina is a member of the International OCD Foundation as well as The Anxiety Disorders Association of America. Utilizing her clinical expertise and a deep commitment to helping her patients, her therapeutic style blends a warm, compassionate approach with serious goal setting. Bringing over 20 years of clinical experience, Dina is a seasoned clinician specializing in anxiety disorders who has worked in virtually every level of care in the behavioral health care system.

Event Location

Fusion Academy Oak Brook

3041 Butterfield Road, Suite 200 Butterfield Road, Oak Brook, IL 60523