Development tools for a better you
Amy Smith will be facilitating an 8-week parenting group based on Daniel Siegel & Tina Payne Bryon’s book No-Drama Discipline.
First meeting: Wednesday, January 11th, 2017
Based on the book “No-Drama Discipline” by Daniel Siegel and Tina Payne Bryson
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Based on the book “The Explosive Child” by Ross W. Greene
“An explosive outburst—like other forms of maladaptive behavior—occurs when the cognitive demands being placed upon a person outstrip that person’s capacity to respond adaptively.” – Ross W. Greene
Do you experience challenging behavior by your kid(s) such as screaming, swearing, crying, hitting, kicking, spitting, and/or biting? These can be just a few of the challenging behaviors seen in children who are having difficulty meeting their parents’ expectations. As a result, parents are often left feeling frustrated, angry, overwhelmed, and desperate for ways to change this.
It is not uncommon for children to experience these explosive behaviors, and it can truly be a scary, stressful event for both you and your child. Often times children will feel sorry once they have worn themselves out and calmed down from their behavior(s). As a parent, it can be extremely challenging to understand where these behaviors come from and how to handle them effectively when they do come.
Sometimes, parents see these behaviors as their child trying to manipulate them into doing something. However, children that have these explosive outbursts do not have the skill to manage their feelings and express them in a more mature way. Your child may also lack language, or impulse control, or problem-solving abilities. In the end, how you react when your child lashes out has an effect on whether they will continue to respond to distress in the same way, or learn better ways to handle feelings so they don’t become overwhelming.
My goal for this 8 week group is for you to begin to understand why and when your child does these challenging behaviors, and how to best respond in effective, nonpunitive ways.
Some of the topics that will be cover are:
When: Begins Thursday, October 15 (weekly for 8 weeks; excluding 11/26 for Thanksgiving)
Where: Life Skills Resource Group, 6068 S. Apopka Vineland Rd., Orlando, FL, 32819
Rates: $55 Registration Fee (Includes cost of book and the first session fee)
Contact: Amy Smith at firstname.lastname@example.org or call the office at 407.355.7378 to sign up.$45 per session (whether you attend or not)
*Registration Ends October 12, 2015 ($55 fee is fully refundable until 10/12; after 10/12: registration fee not refundable; group fee is refundable if we find a person to fill your spot)
Group therapy has a long and well proven record as a highly effective and useful form of psychotherapy. It is as helpful, and in some cases more helpful than individual therapy, particularly in those situations where social support and learning about interpersonal relationships are important objectives of treatment. The vast majority of individuals who participate in group therapy benefit from it substantially.
What Am I Getting Myself Into?
I ask that you make an initial commitment to attend and participate in your therapy group for at least 12 consecutive sessions. By then you will have a clearer sense of the potential helpfulness of the group.
When: Mondays 8am–9:15am or 5:30pm–6:45pm, beginning August 17, 2015.
Where: Life Skills Resource Group, 6068 S. Apopka Vineland Rd, Suite 11, Orlando, FL 32819
Cost (3 options):
*Note: This is a closed group. After week 2, no new members will be able to join. The group will decide at the end of 12 weeks if new members can be added.*
Contact: Email Virginia Johnson @ Lifeskillsresourcegroup@gmail.com or call 407-355-7378 to register or to schedule a free phone consultation with Cindy regarding the group.
A few of the past workshops we have offered here at LSRG include:
Call us Monday through Thursday from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm and Friday from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm at 407-355-7378. Our counselor-in-training Virginia Johnson will help provide any information you need on this workshop and answer any questions you have.
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