Clay helps you
help your child.

We are transforming when and how families receive behavioral and mental health support.

Support at the earliest onset of an issue.
Behavioral and mental health issues in children go unidentified until it’s too late. On average it takes 11 years from the onset of an issue before a child begins receiving treatment.

A place for your concerns
to be heard.

Answers when you need them.
Identify what’s going on with your child, gain clarity and insight and get a roadmap on how to move forward.

Support that simplifies.
Gain access to a multidisciplinary care team of pediatric behavioral specialists through your dedicated group of families facing similar challenges.

A proven approach.
Our care model is founded in Family Systems Theory and implements Parent Management Training (PMT), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), and Interpersonal Neurobiology.

Getting started is easy.


Share your behavioral concerns and what you’ve been experiencing.
Complete a research-backed intake form that asks all the right questions.


Receive personalized
clinical insight.
Get a detailed family assessment and care plan to track goals and help you implement clinically proven strategies.


Get connected
to your group.
Start engaging with families on a similar care journey as you.

Access to early intervention and behavioral health support.

Next Events

Peaceful Parenting for Busy Parents

SEP 27
12:00 – 12:45 EST
Virtual Event
Peaceful parenting is an approach for both parents and loving caregivers that focuses on strengthening relationships rather than attempting to control young children’s behaviors. Learn the three components of peaceful parenting and receive simple, effective, and evidence-based strategies to implement at home — especially around the most challenging times of the day. Helpful resources will be available in addition to time for personal questions. Ideal for parents of children ages 1-5.

What we will cover:
– The three components of peaceful parenting
– The power of preventive measures & connected moments
– How to coach young children in the heat of the moment

Register →

Led by behavioral experts with decades of experience in pediatrics, behavioral health and child development

Robin Maddox, LMFT
Director of Behavioral Health
Robin is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (previous special education teacher) with over a decade of experience in pediatric mental health at Northwestern University’s The Family Institute and in her own private practice. Robin specializes in treating the whole family systemically using a variety of therapeutic strategies to alleviate mental health distress for every member of the family. Robin focuses on families and young children with disruptive behavior, anxiety, depression, ADHD, learning disabilities, developmental delays, medical issues and a variety of special needs providing parents with the tools and evidence-based strategies they need to successfully and creatively parent.
Laura Tagliareni, Phd
Chief Neuropsychologist
In her practice as a pediatric neuropsychologist, Laura evaluates and advocates for children with developmental delays, learning disorders, anxiety and mood disorders, ADHD, autism, and complex medical conditions. In addition to her practice, Laura has facilitated parent and sibling support groups, presented at national conferences, and published articles for a prestigious parenting website. She is a key stakeholder in communities for children who need help with social-emotional and academic growth. Throughout her professional career and personal experiences as a mother and step-mother, she has consistently valued the need for self-care and well-being for all caregivers and parents.
Jennifer Gillette, MA
Director of Child Development

Jennifer is a parenting & child development/behavior expert with more than 25 years of experience supporting parents and their young children in the Boston area. Her professional background includes teaching toddler and preschool classes in Early Intervention programs, providing parenting support in pediatric primary care settings, and training professionals in both child development and behavior. Ten years ago, Jennifer founded The Loved Child (TLC) – a team of professionals committed to providing evidence-based preventive and strength-based individual and group education for families with babies and young children. At TLC Jennifer wrote curricula and facilitated weekly Developmental Play & Parenting classes attended by parents and their babies, toddlers, and/or preschoolers. Her clinical expertise includes developmental delays, responding to typical challenging child behaviors, and common parenting experiences such as toilet training, picky eating, and sibling relationships. In her own parenting journey, Jennifer walks the talk raising three active teenagers.

A healthier future starts now.