Family / Step family / Single Coaching
- Do you spend too much time arguing with your children?
- Is every night a constant battle to get your kids to do homework?
- Are you tired of repeatedly asking your children to do something that they
still won?t do?
- Can you remember ever being on the "same page" as your spouse in
terms of parenting?
- Are you frustrated with constant calls from the teacher about your child's
behavior or academic performance?
- Do you go to bed at night and wonder why it seems so difficult to be a parent?
all people who are professionally involved with family problems advise
pre-marital counseling for couples about to remarry into a step situation.
- Shock at the difficulty in blending two families with no idea of what to expect or
how to deal with those challenges.
of opinion with your spouse about discipline, with the kids resisting and
resenting any involvement of the stepparent.
feeling of like, much less love, is hard for you to find for the stepchildren.
are embarrassed and don?t know just who to talk to about this stepfamily
is dreaded because you know it brings anxiety, tension, and fights with your
spouse and/or your ex.
you do to make this work fails, and you are only left with frustration.
brand new second marriage is getting buried by all of the problematic issues
with children, dealing with the ex?s, visitation, and the financial strain of
supporting double the houses.
love that makes you feel so happy with your new spouse is undermined by fear of
this unknown territory and lack of solution.
With every problem there are always
three ways out:
- Tolerate the situation and hope it gets better.
- Leave the situation completely.
- Change the situation so it suits you.
What is "Coaching?"
Through individual work with parents and children, we explore patterns of
interaction among family members. Understanding each member?s style of
engagement with other people allows us to begin to identify those behaviors
that promote ? or block ? success. Family
coaching can help you reestablish the caring relationships that you long for in
family life. Through this process, you will be guided toward a greater understanding
of how each member of the family shows up in the world and what capacities and
strengths are there waiting to be nourished.
Whether your children are toddlers, preschoolers,
school-aged, preteens, or adolescents. The
knowledge they gained resulted in significant changes in their parenting
behaviors ? changes that ultimately produced more cohesive and rewarding
interactions with their children. You too can learn to be more effective as a
Some topics are:
How to turn "judgments" into meaningful assessments that produce desired
- How to stay "centered" when children push our buttons
- How to create a family "identity" based on core values
- How to manage the challenges of parenting of children of all ages
What is a Step Family Coach?A Step Family Coach is an advisor who will listen to your challenges and help you focus on what changes you want and help you to develop a plan to achieve step family success. A Step family Coach. Helps you to stay on track when things feel too challenging and more quickly get the results that you want.
Make Better Decisions for Yourself and Your Family: Step family counseling will enable your merged family to learn to live in harmony. Counseling will help develop a positive vision of your future, and address issues such as the conflict of loyalties, diverse discipline styles, prior spouses, visitation, conflict resolution and mediation.
Develop Couple Strength: Learn to develop strength as a couple, enabling you to achieve a positive outcome when the stresses of merged family issues arise.
Who Benefits from Family / Step family Coaching?
People who benefit from this personalized service are parents who realize that
their current family life is not what they want it to be or that their children
are not thriving in their lives?and they are ready to do the work to bring
about a more satisfying, harmonious life.
Family / Step amily coach will
enable your merged family to learn to live in harmony. Counseling will help
develop a positive vision of your future, and address issues such as the
conflict of loyalties, diverse discipline styles, prior spouses, visitation,
conflict resolution and ,Learn to develop strength as a couple.