Advice for Parents
When I am counselling children and young people, I work quite closely with parents. However, some parents may just be seeking some parenting or help to understand and manage their child’s feelings, behaviour, or difficulties, and I offer short term phone sessions or face to face sessions.
The theory I use for this advice is a combination of my training and experience as a “Webster Stratton” parenting roup leader (this is the parenting course that CAMHS advise) and my counselling training. As it was written by a top child psychologist, Carolyn Webster Stratton the “trouble-shooting for parents training” has a strong positive, psychological foundation which combines well with counselling knowledge.
Some difficulties may only require two or three sessions, but if difficulties are more complex further sessions can be arranged, perhaps every few weeks for a short period.
All sessions may be on the phone or face to face, and may be arranged…
For more complex difficulties a summary of more of the programme topics may be helpful, around 8-10 sessions, but how many is up to you.
Sessions may address advice on...