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New!  Pre/Post Partum Depression and Anxiety Mindful Parenting Group

Mindful Parenting - Infant/Toddler Parenting Groups

Becoming Social: A Preschool-Readiness Group

Loving Discipline: A Mindfulness-based Parenting Class Series

New! Mindful Parenting Family Group - Saturdays

New! Loving Discipline: One Day Workshop - Now Enrolling!


New! Pre/Post Partum Depression and Anxiety

Mindful Parenting Groups

NOW ENROLLING!

Facilitated by postpartum family therapists

Thursdays, 12 - 1:30 pm

This group provides a supportive environment for moms to connect with their baby and other moms in a safe, reflective space. You wil receive support for breastfeeding or bottle feeding, and self care strategies to manage the "baby blues", postpartum depression, feelings of anxiety and other concerns typical of new parents struggling with PPD. In these groups you will find the support you want from other new parents and the topics you are interested in, including:

  • Your transition to parenthood - stressors, challenges, and opportunities
  • The "baby blues", postpartum depression, and feelings of anxiety
  • Breastfeeding support
  • Sleep support
  • Self care
  • Partner support

Sliding scale fee available; Most insurance plans accepted.


 


Mindful Parenting Infant/Toddler Parenting Groups

Innovative parent-infant and parent-toddler groups

For children newborn to three years of age (grouped by age)

Tuesdays, 2 - 3:30 pm

Wednesdays, 11:30 am - 1:00 pm (Now Enrolling)

Fridays, 10 - 11:30 am

Fridays, 2 - 3:30 pm

Saturdays, 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Family Mindful Parenting Group 

Bring along dad and baby and learn a COMMON PARENTING LANGUAGE!

Sliding scale fee available; most insurance plans accepted

These groups provide a unique, developmentally-based approach to promoting sensitivity, flexibility, and mindfulness in communication between parent and child, focused on enhancing the attachment relationship. Topics may include:

  • Setting limits with love and empathy
  • Managing "big feelings"
  • Promoting cognitive, emotional, and sensory motor development
  • Enhancing the attachment relationship through observational exercises
  • Songs, finger play, snack time to promote child-led initiative

On-going enrollment when space permits

Sliding scale fee available; Most insurance plans accepted

Register online


Becoming Social: A Preschool-Readiness Group

Fridays, 3:30 - 5 pm 

In this preschool-readiness parent-child group, your child will develop age-appropriate social skills and learn to accept simple instructions from our child development specialists, all during a fun playground group experience. While children are in the play yard, parents will observe the children's social interactions and process their experiences in a discussion group.

On-going 8-week series

Sliding scale fee available

Register online


Loving Discipline: A Mindfulness-based Parenting Class Series

Facilitated by licensed and pre-licensed family therapists

Reserve now for the upcoming 10-week series!

Approved for Court-ordered classes

Loving Discipline, a mindfulness-based parenting class series, teaches parents to set limits effectively by using empathy, love, and understanding in order to encourage cooperation and to strengthen the parent-child bond. Each class focuses on helping parents develop the capacity to become more sensitive and reflective, and to raise happy and resilient children.

Topics will include:

  • Loving discipline and behavior techniques
  • Positive behavior strategies
  • Reflective abilities to sensitively respond to anger and tantrums

                                                       Register online


Loving Discipline: A Mindfulness-based One Day

Parenting Workshop

4 1/2 hour workshop

Sundays, 9 am - 1:30 pm (call for next offering)

 

 

Space is limited!

Call to pre-register for our next weekend workshop! 

Saturday, October 28th 

9:00 am - 1:30 pm

Sliding scale fee available

Register online

 


 

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