Communication among family members can be so challenging! Finding ways for your home be an enjoyable place for everyone can be especially difficult during this pandemic. People’s tempers are shorter and frustration runs high. Learning to say how you feel and recognizing how other people feel is a valuable way to reduce stress and strengthen relationships.
The tools that you learn through this class can help you communicate calmly and clearly. You’ll discover resources and methods to help resolve situations that may arise between child and parent, parent and parent and child and child.
In this class you will learn to:
You’ll also learn how to de-escalate a conflict between two people by:
The class consists of:
While there are many benefits to sharing classes with another family, your family might prefer working with Jenn Moore on a private basis. Private sessions are also recommended for:
Sharing classes with another family is a great way to open your perspective to diverse styles, and to create a reciprocal support system. Multi-family sessions are also recommended for:
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Family Coaching considers each individual's needs, wants, and goals and identifies areas that might be minimizing or blocking them from being achieved. Strategies and skills are then developed that build on each family member's strengths, allowing for more open, respectful and satisfying relationships.
Sessions are conducted via video conferencing and are generally 60 minutes. Family members do not need to be in the same location.
While the work done in the coaching sessions builds on each other, each session will generally cover an individual or family goal, perceived obstacles, alternative approaches and exchanges of ideas, questions and concerns.
Every family is different, but on average, prepare to commit to 8-10 weeks.
Dr. Jenn Moore works with coaching clients on a sliding scale. Details for session rates can be discussed during your free consult.
Coaching begins with a goal-oriented perspective. It focuses on the strengths of each family and builds upon them to bring about positive change. Coaches do not diagnose clients or dig into past feelings or behaviors, but rather, looks at what is happening in the family today and what outcomes the family wants to achieve. With family coaching, it is likely that:
Therapy tends to begin with a "what's wrong" approach. It seeks to identify and examine problems and unhealthy aspects of the family's engagement. This approach can sometimes complicate the family dynamics or, if not resolved, can even cause further hurt and conflicts. With family therapy, it is not unusual for:
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Parenting children can be quite challenging. With Dr. Jenn as your coach, you’ll realize that you have a lot more parenting knowledge and strategies than you thought you did. Through one-on-one sessions, Dr. Jenn will guide you through a problem-resolving conversation and provide you with strategies and tools that will help you realize your expertise.
I am eager to speak with you and answer any questions you have about the programs, pricing and particulars — so please call or send an email to schedule a free consultation.
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