In the same way that you would get a mechanic to fix your car’s engine, you can get an expert to coach you with your parenting towards a happy family. It is a skill that can be learned and we often call on a trusted expert to help us along the way.
I sometimes come across parents who brush their children’s problems under the carpet, hoping things will get better. Or, is it because mental health is a taboo subject in their culture and they don’t want to be seen as having problems? But did you know that there is a direct link between how you parent and the possibility of your child developing mental health issues later in life?
Between the ages of five and eleven, the way it manifests is, that children may begin to find life stressful, or have anxiety over school-work, friendship issues, bullying, sibling rivalry, or anything else a child of that age experiences. These experiences then tend to get triggered in either their teenage years, or later in life, if not dealt with.
Is your child feeling misunderstood, perhaps leading to tantrums, sadness, or feelings of rejection or loneliness? Maybe your child tends to bottle up their feelings, leaving frustrations and anger unresolved. Parents have enough guilt as it is. When children misbehave, parents often blame them. They are unsure of how to deal with the problems, and that is exactly what a parenting coach can help parents to do to improve their family life.
In parent coaching sessions that I have run with parents in the past, here is an example of a clients case study of how my coaching helped a parent to help her child.
To find out how to get these benefits for yourself and your family, book a free 30 minute call with me to discuss the challenges you are facing. To find out more about my coaching program, have a look here. We can talk through your concerns, and create a parent coaching programme that helps you, or a family member to resolve conflict, have more quality time and support your family going forward.
Every journey is different and there is no “one size fits all” path to transformation. I want everyone to feel acknowledged and validated, so I always invest the time to understand your unique situation, to build trust and create a safe space for us to successfully work together.
Together we will build a trusting relationship and create a safe space for your child to make sense of sad, angry, painful, and confusing feelings and thoughts towards more agreed positive outcomes.
Asking for help is not a weakness! We all encounter difficult times at some point in our lives due to societal norms, our culture, upbringing, and our own expectations. Talking to a trained professional will make a huge difference to your health, happiness, and productivity. I offer psychotherapy treatment for people of all ages, gender, and backgrounds.
When someone in the family has a mental health problem or illness, it affects the entire family’s dynamics and behaviours and sometimes parents and other family members don’t really know how to support them…or themselves. Can you relate? A happy and connected family is possible and I can help you to bridge the gap from frustration to fun.
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