How Does Child & Family Coaching Work?

  • Coaching guides children, youth and their families to find new solutions to old challenges.
  • Coaching happens in the home where kids feel most comfortable and the actual changes need to take place.
  • Coaching includes parents and children. Ms Mollie works with the team not individual players.
  • Coaching is focused on concrete steps for positive change.
  • Coaching is fun. 
  • Coaching is a short-term service for lasting change. Generally 4 to 8 sessions are sufficient.

Results You Can Expect For Your Child:

An increase in your child’s:

  • Self-reliance and independence
  • Emotional regulation
  • Self-confidence
  • Determination
  • Motivation
  • Organization
  • Positive peer relations
  • Contentment
  • Mastery of effective strategies that make a positive difference in daily functioning

Results Parents Can Expect For Themselves:

  • Decreased stress and frustration
  • Increased joy in family activities
  • Increased well-being
  • Mastery of effective parenting strategies that make a lasting difference for your child

Common Coaching Outcomes For Various Stages of Development

Ms Mollie works with children from 2 to 22 years old on a variety of issues including:

Ages 2 to 7:

  • Resolving bedtime issues
  • Decreasing tantrums
  • Improving peer relations
  • Resolving toileting issues
  • Following routines
  • Decreasing power struggles
  • Diminishing fears and anxiety

Ages 7 to 13:

  • Improving task completion
  • Building confidence
  • Encouraging Independence
  • Improving peer relations
  • Developing organizational skills
  • Promoting motivation
  • Stabilizing moods
  • Diminishing fears and anxiety

Ages 13 to 22:

  • Teaching youth to take control of their lives in positive ways
  • Building confidence
  • Promoting initiation and completion of needed tasks
  • Developing goal setting skills
  • Stabilizing moods
  • Improving family and peer relations