What Is Parent Coaching?

How parent coaching from your child psychologist in Franklin Square, NY, can help you and your child

Raising a child can be difficult, and if you are a parent, you need all the help you can get. This is especially true when you are dealing with your child’s behavior. It can be difficult to know how to handle certain situations. That’s where parent coaching comes in.

Dr. Renee Clauselle at Renee Clauselle Wellness in Franklin Square, NY, provides comprehensive child psychotherapy and counseling services, including parent coaching.

So, what is parent coaching? It’s an opportunity for parents or caregivers to meet with a professional coach and discuss strategies to help you and your child interact together. The goal of parent coaching is to establish goals related to your child’s growth and development, and what you need to do as a parent to help your child succeed.

Parent coaching is valuable time that can be done in-person, online, or by phone. It can occur with both parents or just one parent.

These are just a few of the issues which can benefit from parent coaching:

  • Death of a parent, sibling, or close relative
  • Marriage, divorce, or other family structure changes
  • General behavioral difficulties
  • Learning disabilities, including ADHD and dyslexia
  • Autism spectrum disorders
  • Eating disorders
  • Domestic abuse and violence
  • Difficulties adapting to a new culture or environment
  • Thoughts of self-harm or suicide
  • Adolescent substance abuse
  • Parent in recovery
  • LGBTQ support
  • Skills for new parents
  • Screen time issues
  • Adaptive communication

During a parent coaching session, the professional coach will:

  • Discuss your child’s mental or developmental needs
  • Discuss strategies you can use to help your child
  • Support your parenting efforts and provide reinforcement
  • Improve your family's communication and coping skills

Changes in family dynamics can be stressful for both children and parents. Parental coaching can help smooth out areas of conflict. To learn more about parent coaching and how it can help you and your child, call Dr. Renee Clauselle at Renee Clauselle Wellness in Franklin Square, NY. You can reach her in the office by calling (516) 900-7589, so call now!

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