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Parent Coaching/Education


Child-Parent Relationship Training
Be the parent your child needs. Since 1999, Denette has been teaching
parents how to use play therapeutically so that the communication gap between parent and child can be diminished and their relationship enhanced. Gain skills for a lifetime of success when dealing with behaviors and emotional situations while focusing on the relationship between you and your child.

Parents Learn

  • Reflective Listening
  • Limit Setting
  • Regaining Control
  • Structured Playtimes

Children Learn

  • Self-Discipline & Control
  • How to Make Decisions
  • Self-Awareness of Strengths/Weaknesses
  • Greater Self-Responsibility


Parenting is the most important job life hands us. And it's also the toughest job we'll ever have. Sometimes a parent just needs an extended hand to offer support through a rough patch. The quality of our family life is important for happiness and supports our children to grow to their full potential in their life. Denette offers parent coaching in private sessions for any situation.


Parents Corner at Association for Play Therapy
Association for Play Therapy Website
Child Life Council Conference (pdf)

All effective parenting occurs from
a deep connection to the child.
Denette’s Child-Parent Relationship Training program is highly successful in addressing behavioral issues and the
health of the parent-child relationship.