Parent Knowhow Package (6hrs)

A set of 6, one hour, confidential coaching sessions, where you can get the Parenting Knowhow you need to build strong and healthy relationships with your children/child.    Start with where you are with your parenting right now – and move onto developing the skills and strategies that will make you more resourceful.

SESSION 1 – BE YOU: Explore different styles of parenting and find your ‘style’; bust some Parenting Myths; recognise the difference between Needs and Values (yours and your family);  increase your Emotional Self Awareness and Self Confidence; and find 5 values you want to bring into your parenting.

SESSION 2 – HAVE A RESOURCEFUL, HEALTHY MINDSET: Understand how your brain works and why an integrated brain is important for you and your child; move from being reactive to proactive (how to keep your cool); learn how to regulate so you can think clearly and help your child to regulate (eg, managing trantrums/meltdowns); and cultivate resilient parenting and a growth mind-set.

SESSION 3 – LISTEN WELL: Understand Person Centred  Relationship Theory so that you can apply it in your family; recognise and learn how to offer the ‘as if’ quality of empathy; understand what might block your empathy and acceptance of your child, so you can avoid the pitfalls of dysfunctional relating; and understand how to use Active Listening Skills and Mediation Skills so that your children can move from emotional distress to problem solving.

SESSION 4 – BE HEARD – USE ‘CLEAN’ LANGUAGE: Less arguments and more communication; understand an appropriate use of power and learn how to influence your child so that they become considerate of themselves AND others; develop a discipline philosophy so that you can address unacceptable behaviour; learn how to give healthy praise; and avoid power struggles so that your family has boundaries everyone respects

SESSION 5 – RESOLVE CONFLICTS:  When your ‘clean’ messages aren’t heard it may be because there is a conflict of needs between people in your family.  Resolve these conflicts using a creative, collaborative and cooperative conflict resolution method where everyone participates (takes responsibility for their part of the resolution) and where everyone wins.

SESSION 6 – INFLUENCE GOOD CHOICES: Move from being concerned to influencing your child’s values; live the values you want to see in your child; allow your child to be different to you (so you can change with your child); and understand what do do when you and your child have values clashes.


6x1hr confidential sessions

1:1 Sessions 6@£55ph – £330

1:2 Sessions 6@65ph – £390


In line with my social  purpose of supporting parents, carers, young people and families, and to remove any financial barrier, The Parent Knowhow Package is also available online for a self-select fee (Guide Price £20 per workshop).  It is 6 x 2hr open access, online group sessions, facilitated by Andrea Rippon and run through Online Events.

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