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February 29, 2016

Creating Harmony in Family Life 3

  • Happy Family Hugging Each Other

No Tantrums – No Yelling – No Video Addiction

As parents, we want what’s best for our children.  Creating an atmosphere of respect and kindness in the family is not so easy.  The hectic  school and work week plus balancing the needs of children and adults require an understanding and support that cannot be gleaned from reading books alone.  Even the most loving, skilled, and informed parent can feel overwhelmed and lost in how to support their child and balance the needs of everyone in the family.   Health Psychology Sacramento’s Parent Support Group

  •  is expertly guided by Kelly Pemberton*, school psychologist.  She provides the support, information, and resources you have been looking for.

Next Meeting: March 2nd, 2016; from 3:30 – 5 pm

Theme: Affecting Your Child’s Brain & Behavior

Key Concepts & Strategies for this Wednesday’s Meeting:

  • Ž      Understanding the Upstairs/Downstairs Brain
  •       How do Mirror Neurons work.  Parenting by directly utilizing the power of the growing brainŽ
  • Ž      “Flipping your Lid” – Dan Siegel Hand Model of Brain
  •       Upstairs/Downstairs Brain “On Tantrum”

Ž      Parenting goal is to build and reinforce the “stairway” between the upstairs/downstairs brain

Please contact Health Psychology Sacramento

916.962.0222, ext 5#. Let Katherine if you wish to attend this meeting.

*Kelly Pemberton, Lic Ed Psychologist # 2765, Marriage & Family Therapist Intern #8165, supervised by Dr. Stehle

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