The Parent is the Expert

I have countless stories about how great parents were faced with difficult problems with their child – medical issues, learning challenges, and behavioral issues seem to be the top three. In a lot of the cases, a parent was told by a professional to go in one direction, but overtime trusted their gut and led … Continue reading The Parent is the Expert

Video Showing PRIDE Parenting Skills in Action Through PCIT

I wrote a similar article on PRIDE skills a while back; this time I would like for you to see the outline along with a video of PRIDE skills (or PCIT) in action! The video that I have embedded below was taken in the PCIT lab at Encompass in North Bend, WA. PRIDE Parenting Skills in a … Continue reading Video Showing PRIDE Parenting Skills in Action Through PCIT

How to Use PRIDE Parenting Skills to Develop a Deeper Relationship with Your Child.

I spoke with a parent the other day; she said something profound: “I play with my 2 ½ year old daughter but I feel like I am missing something, our play does not help our relationship.” Here is a great tool to help you connect with your child on a deeper level: P.R.I.D.E. skills open … Continue reading How to Use PRIDE Parenting Skills to Develop a Deeper Relationship with Your Child.