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It is my belief that a parents have the power to heal the world. In the words of Donald Winnicott, a Pediatrician & Psychiatrist, “The happiness of the human race depends not so much on external political issues, but the way parents raise their children”. In that light, Conscious Parenting focuses on the power within you, the parent, and not your children like most other parent coaching methods. I am here to help raise your evolution as a mother or father, which in turn helps the evolution of your family. This is about you learning new ways of showing up so that you become the leader, the change maker, the one who grows first in order to create the right conditions in your home to promote positive change in your children too. When the right conditions are present, any symptomatic behavior with your children will typically stop too.  

As a Conscious Parent Coach, I use highly developed communication, relationship, and intuition skills to help you discover a whole new level of awareness that will allow you to feel more liberated and empowered to love yourself and your children in a deeper way. Various tools, tailored to your specific situation, assist in creating results. These tools may include compelling questions, exercises, journaling prompts, learning resources, and fieldwork. With the support and structure I provide, you will be capable of actualizing your dreams of more positive and powerful relationships with your children – and yourself!  

*As a disclaimer, coaching is not a substitute for therapy.

 

Coaching is an enormously powerful, collaborative relationship designed to enhance the capability and capacity of parents by heightening awareness, deepening learning and promoting action in order to create the best possible now (not future) for yourself and your family. Coaching creates an environment where you focus your daily actions on the most important issues in your life, breaking down inner barriers to growth and increasing connection within yourself and others.

 

Coaching is not psychotherapy – the focus is not on evaluating mental illnesses or analyzing the past. Instead, we will work together to learn from the wisdom of what’s showing up in the present moment to release any old patterns or habits that may be keeping you stuck or interfering with your connection in relationships. As your coach, I am here to help you stay focused on your big picture, provide you an unbiased perspective, celebrate your victories and help you learn from your setbacks.

Sessions are 50 minutes and we start every session with a quick check in so that we can create the right space for you to transition into focusing on you and your growth. I will usually see how things are going from our last session and then we will work on any specific challenges that you are having in the moment. From here our session can branch out into deeper patterns and beliefs to continue creating awareness as you move into your whole, true self and into conscious living and parenting. At the end of each session, I may invite you to do additional deep dives or activities at home.

 

Our sessions take place on Zoom. I will send you a link that we will use for all of our sessions. It is easy, comfortable and 100% confidential. All sessions are also recorded so that you can go back and listen if needed. The best thing is that we can meet from anywhere!

Coaching is most effective when both you (client) and I (coach) are working together towards a common goal of Conscious Parenting. Together we will create a strong foundation at the beginning by talking about what Conscious Parenting is and is not.

 

Change is not always easy, but it is my goal as your coach to support you during the change process by creating a safe and totally confidential environment for you to take risks and explore these new ideas – a place where you can breathe, vent your frustrations, learn from your failures and celebrate your successes. I will have the courage to deal with you truthfully, in a direct and non-judgmental way, and in return will expect candid and honest communication from you.

Preparing for your call will ensure that you get the most from it. The focus of each call is largely determined by you, although I have some initial guidance in the beginning sessions. You will complete a call strategy form prior to each session. There is often “fieldwork”, where you are given a tool, new perspective or a challenge to work on between calls. This creates momentum and change.

Yes!! Coaching is a unique and meaningful gift for any parent or expecting parent on your list. Instead of more clothes, toys, or a fancy gizmos that will soon be put in the donation bin, consider an e-gift card for 3 sessions of Conscious Parent Coaching. You will be gifting a transformational experience and invaluable support when it’s needed most.

A Conscious Parent Coaching Gift Package is $400 ($550 value) and includes:

  • 1:1 introductory class on Conscious Parenting principles
  • Three 50 minute 1:1 coaching sessions
  • 10% discount on additional sessions if they choose to continue coaching
  • A trusted partner to support your loved one on their parenting journey

Meditation is a tool for rediscovering the body’s own inner intelligence. Practiced for thousands of years, it’s not about forcing the mind to be quiet; it’s about finding the silence that’s already there and making it a part of your life.

Primordial Sound Meditation is a meditation technique originating in the ancient yoga wisdom of India. Primordial sounds – the basic, most essential sounds of nature – are used to disconnect us from the chaos and activity of life. These individually selected sounds, known as mantras, are based on the vibration the universe was making at the time of your birth. Once your Primordial Sound mantra has been calculated, you will be personally taught how to use it on a daily basis to achieve balance, calm and compassion within. As a Chopra Center-certified instructor, I will help you to integrate this practice into your daily routine.

Yes! Please send me an email and I would be happy to create a gift card for you to share this course with a loved one.

All coaching and meditation courses are held virtually over Zoom, so we can meet from anywhere! My kids yoga classes and birthday parties are currently only for those located near Bellevue/Seattle, WA. I may offer virtual kids yoga sessions in the future, but always happy to teach some of the core techniques to my coaching and meditation clients to share with their kids if interested.