Often times, parents are overwhelmed about their teen’s declining school performance, poor decision making and negative peer influence. Many parents struggle with communicating with their teen or with their teen’s transition from childhood into adulthood.
EFFECTIVE STRATEGY OPTIONS IN SAN JOSE, HOLLISTER, LOS GATOS, SANTA CRUZ, SALINAS, MONTEREY, CARMEL, AND SURROUNDING AREAS
One-to-One Parent Support
Sessions are available with Kimberly Schehrer, MA. Kimberly’s degree is in Counseling Psychology and she has 20 years experience working with parents. “Sometimes we need objective professional feedback to perceive our challenges in a different light and to become aware of different resolutions.” When therapy is not what is needed and instead, you are looking for some sound, quality advice, encouragement, and tools to overcome your present obstacle then these parent sessions are for you! Likewise, if you need some tips on how to more effectively relate with your teen regarding school, interpersonal communication, or other issues, these sessions may be your answer at last! Each 50-minute session is confidential and various tools are offered to assist you to improve almost any situation with your teen.
Free Parent Support Group
Number one myth buster: Your teen does listen to you. Your influence is of great magnitude and while your teen may disagree, we say, your teen needs you! We are devoted to provide valuable information and insights to support you with your teen’s journey into adulthood. It isn’t easy for you or your teen and we understand that. Our free parent groups are an hour in length once a month and we speak at various venues. Topics vary upon request. A few common areas include:
- How do I negotiate with my teen and set appropriate boundaries?
- What is Active Listening exactly?
- How can I help my teen see a different perspective?
- What are realistic goals for my teen?
Join our FREE local Parent support groups to aid you in getting unstuck and overcoming your biggest challenges in your relationship with your teen, and share best practices. The support groups are an hour once a month. Kimberly leads the AFI parent group and she also speaks for outside parent groups.