I have been counseling parents of young children for over 30 years, helping resolve common problem of early childhood. Every family has its own story and challenges, but the most common issues I have helped hundreds of parents resolve have been: sleep; limit setting and temper tantrums; toilet training; biting and hitting; adjusting to preschool or daycare; separation difficulties; social interactions and intense shyness; lying; fear of monsters and other things that go “boo” in the night.
I offer easy access to parenting consultations on whatever challenges you are facing now. I generally work with parents of children up to age 5-6, but am happy to help you sort out first steps on how to approach a problem with an older child.
My approach centers on looking at your parenting challenge in light of 3 main points and then providing a step-by-step strategy to address it:
From here, we are ready to move forward towards resolution. Click here to learn how consultations work and how to schedule one: How Consultations Work
If you are in a mothers’/parents’ group and would like me to come to a meeting to do a Parenting Workshop either focused on a specific topic (say, “Sleep Problems”) or just answering everyone’s questions, let me know. I do a number of these workshops free of charge – first come first serve (within 10 mile drive from Berkeley).
Rachel Biale - Parenting Counseling