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"I am excited to partner with you! As a parent and educator, I know and understand this is the most important work you will ever do. My coaching philosophy is rooted in relationships and trust, I believe coaching is a thing of the heart. I can’t wait to hear your story and  help unlock all the possibilities!"
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Frequently Asked Questions

What is Parent Coaching? 
Parent Coaching focuses on the parent. Coaching conversations focus on support, a shared partnership, and accountability. The role of a Parent Coach is to provide a non-judgmental environment where parents are heard, receive thoughtful insight, and are given strategic support in order to help make decisions based on their own defined values. Coaching techniques include a process of self-discovery and self-direction, powerful questioning, and strategic goal setting. As a coach I will  help clients evaluate their own personal narrative, identify and navigate obstacles, and help to monitor progress.
Consultations can be on a wide area of targeted concerns. Coaching sessions will help parents identify specific needs, develop goals, and implement strategies to address specific concerns. Initial assessments are often in person and take about 60-90 minutes, depending on the amount of information needed to provide effective coaching. A 20-30 minute phone consultation happens prior to the first visit. Parent Coaching can be conducted in person or via televideo.

How is 1:1 Coaching different from Therapy? 
Coaching is about moving forward, invoking real change, and holding clients accountable. During face-to-face bi-weekly sessions I work with clients to identify specific targeted areas, assign action steps, and evaluate progress at each session. Clients have daily access to help and support via texting and emails between sessions.

What support is typically given for these common issues? 
  • Executive Functioning Skills 
  • Raising children with disabilities such as Autism, ADHD, Dyslexia, Anxiety and Depression, Nonverbal Learning Disability, Oppositional Defiant Disorder
  • Emotional Regulation Support 
  • Educational Support and Guidance
  • Setting Healthy Boundaries
  • Decision Making 
  • Blended Family Issues 
  • Typical Child Development

How do I know if my child struggles with Executive Functioning Skills?
Executive Functioning Skills are a group of important mental skills that children are not born with. These skills are taught and strengthened throughout their childhood by their environment. These skills include:
  1. Impulse Control
  2. Emotional Control
  3. Flexible Thinking
  4. Working Memory
  5. Self-Monitoring
  6. Planning and Prioritizing
  7. Task Initiation
  8. Organization

Do you offer group sessions or is coaching only done 1:1?
I partner with Doors of Hope Counseling, to provide weekly Group Coaching Sessions.
Group discussion topics may include but are not limited to:
  • Understanding appropriate behaviors/growth patterns for different stages of a child’s development
  • Stress, fears, and anxiety related to parenting
  • School attendance issues
  • Social, emotional, and academic school issues
  • Unmotivation, poor academic performance, and avoidance issues 
  • Sibling rivalry, adoption, blended families, and/or family conflict 
  • Impulsiveness, hyperactivity, ADHD
  • Developing Executive Functioning Skills
  • Learning to set and keep healthy boundaries 
  • New parent challenges
  • Developing better Communication Skills
  • Parenting styles/approaches for different stages of a child’s development
  • Raising a child with ADHD, Autism, Developmental Disabilities, Anxiety and Depression
  • Technology Safety
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