Imagine a world where you could learn from real-life experiences before stepping foot into professional practice, where mistakes are not just welcome, but are an integral part of your learning journey.
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Genius Academy puts learners in virtual immersive simulations to develop therapy skills and prepare students for real-world practice. By replacing traditional, unreliable “role play” exercises and dense text-based case studies with our professionally-produced experiential curriculum, we take mental health learning to the next level.
Asynchronous Simulations
Replace traditional paper ‘case studies’ with our digital library of academically-backed multimedia case studies, providing learners with engaging and up-to-date training.
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Immersive Practicum Lab
Combine the power of machine learning and immersive asynchronous simulations to create an unparalleled assessment environment, designed to bridge the gap between theoretical knowledge and real-world application.
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Virtual Client Experience
Replace traditional, unreliable “role play” exercises with authentic, immersive synchronous simulations to develop therapy skills and prepare students for real-world practice.
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Our simulations immerse learners in a realistic virtual environment where they can practice their mental health assessment and treatment skills. Seamlessly integrating into your current Learning Management System (LMS), our simulations offer a fluid learning experience for your learners, complementing your course as powerful enhancement tools rather than replacing textbooks or courses.


For over 15 years, Genius Academy has revolutionized learning at premier universities with its story-based content, enhancing retention and performance, supported by our innovative, accredited tools that offer diverse caseload exposure through an immersive mental health education approach. We proudly partner with universities and institutions offering courses in social sciences and healthcare. Together, we're empowering the next generation of mental health professionals!


Our state-of-the-art system offers a diverse range of simulated patients, portrayed by real simulation specialists.
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Empower your students to achieve their full potential with high-fidelity, easy to integrate experiential tools.
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Our platform provides an opportunity to enhance your diagnostic and patient care skills, bridging the gap between theory and practice.
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"I have learned a great deal from my teachers, but I have learned even more from my experiences. Life has been my greatest teacher.”
-Albert Einstein
At Genius Academy, we unlock potential and cultivate success by immersing students in realistic simulations that mirror the challenges and triumphs they will encounter throughout their careers. We've chosen mental health education as our first focus, providing lifelike simulations to integrate into any social work, counseling, psychology or nursing classroom experience: where students are immersed in 'true to life' experiences: fostering empathy, understanding, and skilled response to real-world situations. Together, we have the power to create a ripple effect of change, enhancing mental health education one practitioner at a time and positively impacting the countless clients they will serve throughout their careers.

“Genius creates the magic of engagement for our students at Cox.”

David Jacobson
Director, Working Professional Programs SMU Cox School of Business

"The system represents a monumental step forward in our educational methodologies, providing realistic, dynamic scenarios that prepare practitioners for the unpredictable nature of therapeutic and social work."

Lastenia Francis, PhD, LMFT​
Asst. Professor, Syracuse University

"The innovative 'IPL II' system...has the potential to bring about transformative changes to the landscape of experiential learning in social work and beyond."

Ciara G. Warden, LISW
Instructor, University of Nebraska at Omaha

“By simulating real-life scenarios, this platform allows students to hone their skills, test their responses, and receive immediate feedback in a way traditional educational settings seldom permit."

William B. Lane Jr., Ph.D., LPCC-S, NCC, BC-TMH​
Program Lead and Asst. Professor, Western New Mexico University

"The integration of immersive simulations and AI-driven experiences in IPL II provides a unique opportunity for our students to engage in realistic, complex scenarios that mirror the challenges they will face in their professional careers."

Dr. April L. Jones, LMSW, PhD, M.ED, MS, MSW, BA
Department Chair and Assoc. Professor, Tuskegee University