provide the opportunity to discuss your child’s development. Development entails continual transformation that is fueled by the child’s personality, and influenced by the important adults in the child’s life. Understanding the developmental process and how it is unfolding for your child can help promote your child’s social-emotional maturation, and cognitive capacity. Set up an appointment to come in and chat.
is available when a child is experiencing a behavioral or developmental difficulty, or is facing a stressful situation that may require special attention. Problems with nursing, language, eating, sleep, aggression, limit setting, separation, attachment and events such a hospitalization, illness, accidents, divorce, and bereavement are among the reasons that parents seek consultation. You can set up an appointment for a consultation, and we can explore whether an extended consultation might be helpful.
can give a teenager someone to talk about their own development with. Adolescence is a time when teens are designing their personality. They are making crucial choices, but often feel they cannot discuss their issues with their parents. These discussions promote the teen’s capacity to problem solve and to take responsibility for their mind and body, while also encouraging the reformulation and repair of the parent-teen relationship.
Website for Parents
Lucy Daniels Center in North Carolina has a site with short articles about child development and a great list of books you can read with your child.