Barb O’Neill, Ed.D. helps teachers, program directors and families with young children who are struggling with children’s behavior. She does this by helping them shift their beliefs and learn to use simple, yet transformative play-based strategies. Barb is the creator of the Transform Challenging Behavior Method, which she teaches through her trainings, coaching and consulting practice. She typically works with programs serving children from birth to five-years-old, including Head Start programs, child care centers, preschools and nursery schools. Barb is the co-editor of the book, Play, Performance, Learning and Development: Exploring the Relationship. She has also published several articles for early childhood professionals that focus on how to create inclusive classrooms using play, storytelling and the theater-arts.