Services - Parenting Support
An Introduction to Aware Parenting
Aware Parenting is based on the work of Aletha Solter, PhD, a Swiss American developmental psychologist, international speaker, consultant and author of 6 books.
Based on current research in child development, Aware Parenting is recognised internationally as an approach for parents that fosters healthy attachment, supports emotional processing of life's changes and challenges through our in-built natural healing mechanisms of play, laughter and crying and naturally creates cooperation through democratic discipline (no rewards or punishments). It builds emotionally supportive, strong and connected relationships between parents and children and also recognises and honours equally, the needs of us as parents.
I also incorporate other compatible approaches based on brain development and how our bodies react to and store what we experience.
As a certified Aware Parenting Coach, I can empower you with tools and strategies to manage challenging behaviours, encourage cooperation and deep connection with your child and provide deep listening for you and your story as a parent.
Parents who follow this approach raise children who are cooperative, empathetic, intrinsically motivated, connected with themselves and their needs, emotionally healthy, compassionate towards others, non violent and without the need to rebel or numb their feelings with drugs or alcohol as they progress into teen and adulthood.
Parenting Workshops & Coaching - one on one, family, or organisations
One on one coaching sessions:
1 hour. Investment NZD$120.
3 x 1 hour sessions. Investment NZD$310.
3 x 1.5 hour sessions. Investment NZD$450.
Please get in touch for pricing suited to your requirements.
Give me a call for a free 20 minute chat to see if this is the right approach for you and your family or if you are interested in hosting a workshop in the Nelson-Tasman region at your playcentre, school or organisation.
Online Workshops + a listening session
Watch this space!
Online workshops coming soon which include a 1 hour listening session with me.
Tears and tantrums
Why do I get angry/triggered/activated? (Part 1)
Why do I get angry/triggered/activated? (Part 2)
How do I get my kids to cooperate?
Balancing work and fatherhood
How do I reconnect with my partner after having kids?