When facing challenging episodes, starting with a soft start up, like the use of humor, can help avoid power struggles.

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Focusing on problem-solving teaches skills. Punishments make kids feel bad to stop behaviors with no skill acquisition.

Let's take a closer look together at the way we discipline children.

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We have learned not to scream at or scream for kids in my house.

Working from all angles to create calm tone in the home.

For help with yelling and screaming in your house, I invite you to call for a free, 20-minute consultation.

Let's turn your home into a place you want to be.


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Some of the best lessons come with humility and repair.

Letting go of the ego state which values being right over being connected, is a daily practice worth doing.

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What lessons have your children arrived to teach you about yourself?

For help with challenging children, I am accepting new clients for family and parent therapy.

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Most of us step into parenting with our own parents as our only teachers. When their lessons were uninformed, we can choose do know and do better. Actually, it is not so much as a choice, as a responsibility.

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a year ago
S. Abigail McCarrel is a skilled, empathetic, and astute therapist. Her range and experience in helping children and families is vast. Abby works to heal the underline trauma so that people can move forward in their lives in a positive way. I would highly recommend this therapist.
- Ann G

Serving the Needs of All Families

I offer an option for In-Home family therapy for families of all kinds, with a speciality in post adoption and gifted children. I also offer online therapy for parents of gifted or adopted children who need more intense support in their lives.

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