Hold on to your kids?

Yes! And I can help you.

I am your East Kootenay connection to the courses of Dr. Gordon Neufeld, developmental psychologist and parenting authority. Dr. Neufeld founded the Neufeld Institute and co-wrote the bestselling book Hold On to Your Kids.

I facilitate courses in: Cranbrook, Fernie, Invermere, Kimberley and Creston.

Why is a facilitated video course most helpful?

It's 10 pm. Your kids are—finally!—asleep.

It's been a hard day and all you want to do is put your feet up and watch Grey's Anatomy.

But weren't you supposed to watch the next hour of Dr. Neufeld's Power to Parent tonight?

Oh, right. And there it sits. *Sigh.*

While it's perfectly fine to buy DVDs  of Dr. Neufeld's courses, (and I encourage it,) DVD ownership does not necessarily lead to understanding—or even viewing.

A facilitated course offers some very tangible benefits:

  • Rich discussions with other parents
  • A chance to learn the material without your children being present
  • The opportunity to have your questions answered directly by a trained facilitator
  • A deeper understanding—the material is broken down into digestible segments
  • Darn good snacks
  • A reason to stick with your intentions
  • Special rates for private groups

So. If you're considering buying a Neufeld DVD, by all means, do. And when you want to learn the material, understand it, and apply it to your life, contact me.

I can help you!!

The Neufeld Institute

"We equip and support individuals to facilitate our parent education videocourses in order to ensure the participants are responded to with the depth of knowledge and understanding that befits the material. The training begins with the Neufeld Intensives and then continues with individualized authorization programs that include both study and practicums.." Read more...

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Making Sense of Counterwill
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4 weeks • 2.5 hours per session Why does praise and reward sometimes backfire? How can you work with this misunderstood impulse in children? Topics include: The many faces of counterwill The … Read More

Making Sense of Aggression
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