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That was the familiar sound of the door slamming. Again.

"What am I supposed to DO?!?!"

 You’ve tried. Tried walking on eggshells around your explosive child. Tried the firm chinuch approach (consistency is key. Right?) Tried talking to the teacher… But it seems like nothing will ever stop the meltdowns.

Join me for  a Free Masterclass on Meltdowns and get real information and practical tools on how to handle them.

Masterclass will be live on April 24th (1:30 PM EDT, 8:30 PM IST)

Does your child come home from school….and totally lose it?

 Mine did. But his wasn’t “just a tantrum.”

His meltdowns were longer, harder and more draining than any of my other children. Daily. And I had no idea how to deal with it.

I tried the classic chinuch approach, being consistent, threatening consequences and blaming myself when it backfired (badly), only to finally learn that my sweet child was… complex. And the approaches I held onto like a lifeline were only aggravating the situation.

Eventually I realized that although my son looked like all the other kids on the playground, he was a thousand piece puzzle I was just beginning to put together! 

I’m a mom just like you, I was at the end of my rope and totally burnt out. 

Until I stumbled across a community of moms with kids just like mine. Moms who had tested and effective methods. Moms who made me feel like no, this wasn’t my fault, this was normal. 


I’ve since spent over a decade researching, experimenting and exploring the root of these over-the-top meltdowns that are so common in complex children. 

I call them children with Hidden Differences and I’m so excited to share all the information I wish I’d known back then with you! 

Who Are We

Here’s what you’ll learn in this info-packed Meltdown Masterclass.

Discover the 5 stages of every meltdown
And the specific language and behavior to use at each phase

Learn how to stay calm while your child is loosing it
Even if you feel like loosing it too

Understand how to support siblings of complex kids
So everyone in the family feels safe and seen


Who is this masterclass for?

This is for Frum Jewish women who are parents, grandparents or professionals of a child who:

  • has long intense and/or frequent melt-downs

  • has difficulty with impulse control

  • struggles with self-regulation

  • is in frequent conflict with siblings

Ready to learn what's really going on for your child?

Masterclass will be live on April 24th (1:30 PM EDT, 8:30 PM IST)

"You will find a wealth of wisdom, guidance and support in her approachable and compassionate teaching style"

-Rebbetzin Dina Scoonamaker, Speaker, Parent Educator,  and Mother of 7

About Ilyssa Bass, PhD

Hi, I'm Ilyssa Bass PhD, psychologist, parent educater and mommy of 5 awesome kids

What qualifies me to run a masterclass on kids' meltdowns?

I'll give you one hint: It was'nt my years in achedimia.

I have lived through loooong, intense and frequent meltdowns that drained me to the core.

I was trained to diagnose and treat. I wanted a diagnosis, to find out what was wrong with my child and FIX IT. This mindset kept me stuck and helpless.

The gamechanger for me was finding other mommies like me, online communities of women who were raising kids with what I call Hidden Differences.

The support I found taught me how to uncover the roots of my child's stress, Support his strengths and create plans that transformed the difficult behavour so I could ENJOY my family.

Today my passion is sharing those techniques, creating that community for Jewish mommies of complex kids so none of us have to walk this journey alone.

Can't wait to meet you 

What Participants Say:

"This course helped me feel validated, understood and supported in this journey."

"As well as being very supportive, the content was great! It was clear, informative, inspiring and helped me see the bigger picture and how it could relate to my specific situation. It has helped me understand myself and my child more. I know I have more to learn but it was a fabulous start. I continue to use many techniques I learnt in the course with my child and it is very helpful!"

–Naomi, US, mother of 3


Is this for children with diagnoses (ADHD, ASD-HF, SPD, ODD, Anxiety, etc)?

Yes! The content is geared to helping you deepen your understanding of your child.

Is this also suitable for children without diagnoses?

100%. Many children fall through the cracks because they are not classified with a diagnosis and yet they are still failing to flourish. This masterclass helps you further explore what is going  on with your child.

Will my participation be confidential?

Yes! We realize privacy is very important for our students. This masterclass will be a zoom format where participants can see the speaker only.

What age child is this for?

This is geared towards moms of children between age 2-17

Dear Mom, these meltdowns are NOT your fault.


I know you just want to connect with your child, and the first step is understanding what is really going on here.


Your child may have hidden stressors tipping them over the edge, they may be differently wired, and they may also feel very out of control to the big feelings inside their small bodies.


My goal in this masterclass is to present you with clear, science-backed, mom-tested information that will finally give you an insight into what’s going on for your child—and how to effectively and lovingly deal with it.


I can’t wait to see you there.

Masterclass will be live on April 24th (1:30 PM EDT, 8:30 PM IST)

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