Child & Family Services
Children & Adolescents
My work with children and adolescents involves an informative and skills-based approach rooted in compassion. Together, we will identify sources of distress, construct goals and develop strategies to work through problematic difficulties. My specialty is helping individuals with Autism, ADHD, and OCD.
I provide thoughtful guidance to parents on new ways to consider approaching entrenched patterns of parent-child conflict. As part of this process, parents will learn more about their child's developmental and emotional needs. As a result, parents will be better able to respond to conflicts in a way that supports healthier and more flexible problem-solving skills for the child.
Parenting through Divorce
Divorce in a family can mark an incredibly difficult and uncertain time for both parents and their children. However, this transition in a family's structure can also be an opportunity for renewed hope and deepening of the parent-child relationship. I provide parents compassionate and informative guidance on ways to help their children adjust and even thrive in a 2-home family.
Raising children often includes the most rewarding as well as the most humbling experiences of our lifetime. The hopes and dreams we have for our children often intertwine with our own sense of purpose and aspirations. But as with any worthwhile endeavor, there are bound to be periods of difficulty causing feelings of uncertainty and frustration. It is during these more challenging times when reaching out to an expert in child development can produce a positive and lasting difference.
I have worked in the field of Lifespan Development for nearly 20 years. In my experience of helping children work through difficulties I have found it is important to provide a compassionate, judgement-free environment where parents can freely express their concerns. If you find you are struggling in knowing how to best "reach" your child then it might be time to reach out for help. I am happy to answer any questions you might have about my services. You can also learn more about my background by clicking "About Erin" tab.