Parent Counselling

Parenting does not come with a manual, it is okay to ask for help!

Parenting is one of the most important roles we can embrace in life.

However, there is no reliable handbook to refer to when trying to troubleshoot the ups and downs along the way in our parenting journey.

The truth of the matter is, there is no one way to parent. How we address the situations is unique to our values, beliefs, and cultural influences, not to mention our own personal strengths and needs, along with those of our children.

Parent counselling supports parents in creating and expanding their “toolbox” with knowledge, guidance and strategies that align with their parenting values and beliefs. Together we can explore how to transition from feeling overwhelmed, burnt out and confused to comfortable, confident and feel good in your parenting role.

Parent counselling offers parents a safe space to discuss their personal experiences. Whether you would like to receive support individually or in a couple setting, we are here to help you along the way.

What you can expect within our
parent counselling sessions:

  • Explore parenting values, beliefs, and family dynamics.
  • Develop insight into current challenges and concerns.
  • Identify personal and family goals.
  • Establish appropriate expectations and boundaries for family goals.
  • Understand the behavior’s causes and the parent’s role.
  • Gain insight into the strengths and needs of both parents and children.
  • Improve understanding of triggers, emotional regulation, and preventative measures.
  • Receive psychoeducation on the functions of behaviors.
  • Distinguish between reactive and responsive behavior.
  • Learn how to connect, validate, and redirect effectively.

Common therapeutic gains

from parent counselling include:

  • Improved parent-child relationship
  • Improved communication & understanding
  • Build trust & connection
  • Increased understanding of mental illnesses
  • Support for making healthy life changes
  • Increased emotional regulation/coping strategies
  • Family members feel valued and respected
  • Reduced symptoms of anxiety and depression
  • Increase confidence & self-identity

We all have different values, beliefs, cultural influences, strengths, and needs. As a parent myself, I know how important it is to feel confident and comfortable with how you choose to parent. In our parent counselling sessions, you can expect to feel supported as we explore your challenges and concerns and discover new strategies without bias or judgment.

Parenting is a journey, not a destination.
It is an honour to be by your side along the way