Unschool Friendly Coaches & Counselors

Need a bit of help and encouragement on the Unschooling Path? Looking for a counselor or therapist that understands the unique dynamics of Unschooling?

Roya Dedeaux

Roya Dedeaux is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist with a focus on parenting and play. She has a Bachelor’s degree in Recreation and a Master’s degree in Counseling from California State University, Long Beach where she now teaches in the Recreation and Leisure Studies department. This experience has led her to both a private practice and career in business training. She believes strongly in the importance and power of play for all ages, and has spent the majority of her personal and professional life inspiring others to become more playful. She has been a featured or keynote speaker at over 60 conferences, speaking about the importance of  supporting kids interests and using play with purpose to improve relationships, learning, mental health, and overall well-being.  Visit her website to learn more.

Sue Patterson Coaching and Mentoring

Sue Patterson lives in the outskirts of Austin in our home state of Texas. Her mission is in helping families figure out how they can dive into homeschooling, create a fabulous learning environment that looks NOTHING like school, and bring all the joy back into their family life. She graduated from Martha Beck’s coaching program and brings 25 years of unschooling experience to us! She is available for 1:1 coaching calls, offers courses, resources, group programs, and email guidance. To learn more, visit her at her website.

Marji Zintz

Marji Zintz, also known as the Peaceful Parent Whisperer, lives in New York and works with clients through one-on-one, group, and/or email coaching, helping them identify and integrate tools and support they need to raise happy and healthy kids in a joyous, thriving, and…yes…peaceful home. Visit her website to learn more.