Parenting Support and Family
in New Jersey

Treatment

Support and practical solutions for connecting with your child

It is not uncommon for parents to feel locked out and isolated from all that is occurring in their child’s life. During such a sensitive time period, parents will find it beneficial to have their own support network; gaining insight into the intricacies of their child’s mind while learning more successful ways to create connection and understanding within the household.

As a parent, this is not just a time to simply ‘get through.’ This is a time to thrive – to equip yourself with the knowledge, understanding, and awareness it takes to be your child’s main source of stability.

What Parents May Be Experiencing

  • Anger & frustration over the ever-changing dynamics within the household
  • Mental & physical exhaustion from being the emotional punching bag
  • Confusion as to how to help and where to turn
  • Sadness as your child gradually begins to push you away and reject your assistance
  • Worry about your child’s safety and well-being
  • Fear for what the future holds

What Your Child May Be Experiencing

  • Academic challenges
  • Angry & emotionally charged outbursts
  • Diminished sense of self-confidence
  • Excessive worry and anxiety
  • Hormonal changes & mood instability
  • Impaired relationship with parents & siblings
  • Insecurities regarding body image
  • Romantic relationship pressures and uncertainty
  • Self-harm Social isolation
  • Substance use

The Focus Of Our Work Together

Establish a more consistent and productive response to your child’s outbursts
Foster the ability to show empathy, support, and love
Strengthen the dynamic between parents so that you can work as a unified team, reinforcing appropriate behaviors and expectations
Gain insight and understanding into the changing and evolving mind of a child
Re-establish and solidify the emotional connection to your child
Improve patterns of communication with your child to ensure compromise and understanding
Gain greater self-awareness and understanding of one’s own reactions
Master the art of self-regulation to ensure rational decision making at all times