Is your child or teenager depressed, anxious, irritable, withdrawn, apathetic, uncooperative?
They say you're as happy as your least happy child .. and when your child is really struggling, feeling isolated and alone, and angry with themselves for all this trouble, so are you!
This mom's group provides a positive and supportive space. Isolation, feeling you're the only one with these troubles, makes it harder to cope and respond. The group experience will energize you with insight and support so you can restore your child's own natural self-righting capacities.
I have been a child and family therapist for 35 years, working with parents to help develop the energy, courage and direction to get their children unstuck and back to the business of growing up. For the past year I have been conducting groups and trainings on Zoom, and I'm pleased and impressed with how effective this platform is for people seeking support, expertise and clear goals.
This group is designed to teach you ways that bypass mood and behavior problems to connect with your child's underlying needs. You will learn and practice ways to talk and act that encourage your child to go forward. Working together, you and other parents will help each other take the message home and make the changes that restore your children's resiliency.
The group meets Mondays from 5:30 to 6:45 pm. on Zoom. For more information, contact me at 617-645-5048.