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Parenting Coach Murfreesboro TN

Local resource for parenting coaches in Murfreesboro. Includes detailed information on local businesses that provide access to advice on parenting skills, personalized parenting support, parenting plan implementation, early childhood parenting guidance, and family problems solutions, as well as advice and content on parental education.

Mrs. Rhonda Johnson
Rhonda D. Johnson, L.C.S.W.
(615) 848-0065
511 Highland Terrace
Murfreesboro, TN
Credentials
Credentials: LCSW
Licensed in Tennessee
20 Years of Experience
Problems Served
Anxiety/Panic Disorders, Couple or Marital Issues, Depression, Family Dysfunction, Interpersonal Relationships, Stress, Life Transitions, Women's Issues
Membership Organizations
HelpPro.com
Age Groups Served
Young Adults (18-25), Adults (26-59)

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Nathan Jernigan
(615) 896-1305
Murfreesboro, TN
Practice Areas
Career Development, Clinical Mental Health, Couples & Family, Sexual Abuse Recovery, Depression/Grief/Chronically or Terminally Ill
Certifications
National Certified Counselor

Mary A. Witt
(615) 257-0513
2670 Memorial Blvd., Suite E1
Murfreesboro, TN
Specialties
Parenting, Divorce, Emotional Disturbance
Qualification
School: Trevecca Nazarene University
Year of Graduation: 2011
Years In Practice: < 1 Year
Patient Info
Ethnicity: Any
Gender: All
Age: Children (6 to 10),Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13),Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19),Adults,Elders (65+)
Average Cost
$60 - $60
Payment Methods
Sliding Scale: No
Accepts Credit Cards: No

Gayle S Emery
(615) 217-7124
Murfreesboro, TN
Practice Areas
Addictions and Dependency, Couples & Family, Sexual Abuse Recovery, Depression/Grief/Chronically or Terminally Ill, Mental Health/Agency Counseling
Certifications
National Certified Counselor

Shera Thiele
(615) 361-0052
Antioch, TN
Practice Areas
Clinical Mental Health, Corrections/Offenders, Eating Disorders, Couples & Family, Depression/Grief/Chronically or Terminally Ill
Certifications
National Certified Counselor

Philip Barkley
(615) 895-3977
Murfreesboro, TN
Practice Areas
Childhood & Adolescence, Clinical Mental Health, Couples & Family, Sexual Abuse Recovery, Depression/Grief/Chronically or Terminally Ill
Certifications
Certified Clinical Mental Health Counselor, National Certified Counselor

Heather Hendrickson
(615) 538-0078
Beasley Counseling Services1639 Medical Center Parkway
Murfreesboro, TN
Specialties
Addiction, Relationship Issues, Divorce
Qualification
School: Argosy University
Year of Graduation: 2007
Years In Practice: < 1 Year
Patient Info
Ethnicity: Any
Gender: Female
Age: Adolescents,Adults,Children
Average Cost
$90 - $130
Payment Methods
Sliding Scale: Yes
Accepts Credit Cards: Yes

Mr. Nathan Jernigan
(615) 208-5218
2159 North Thompson Lane
Murfreesboro, TN
Specialties
Marriage Counseling, Depression, Anxiety or Fears, Dissociative Disorders
Qualification
School: Middle Tennessee State University
Year of Graduation: 1990
Years In Practice: 15+ Years
Patient Info
Ethnicity: Any
Gender: All
Age: Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19),Adults,Elders (65+)
Average Cost
up to $120
Payment Methods
Sliding Scale: No
Accepts Credit Cards: No

Ellen Slicker
(615) 895-6942
Murfreesboro, TN
Practice Areas
Childhood & Adolescence, Clinical Mental Health, Counselor Education, Couples & Family, Mental Health/Agency Counseling
Certifications
National Certified Counselor

Andrea Sheffield, MMFT
(615) 730-4479
98 Mayfield Drive
Smyrna, TN
Specialties
Pre-Marital, individual and Marriage counseling

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5 tips to stop the whining

5 tips to stop the whining


Experts say kids whine to get their parents attentionAs fathers, we're all united in one simple fact: whining can grate on your nerves unlike anything else. Even the best, most attentive parents have whiny kids, at least some of the time.

Experts say kids use the high-pitched, nasally tone parents call whining to get attention and get what they want.

"Whining gets the parent's attention," pediatrician Dr. Laurel Schultz told WebMD. "A high-pitched whine is effective because a parent can't not attend to it."

While some dads may give in to their kids' whining simply to make it stop, there are a few parenting advice tips to put an end to it for good:

1. Whine back. By responding to whining by whining yourself, your kids will realize how it silly it sounds.

2. Tell them you don't understand what they're saying. Ask them (calmly!) to use a normal voice to get what they want and only respond when they do.

3. Ignore them. This may cause the whining to continue for a few minutes longer, but it will also send the message that you will not acknowledge whining.

4. Avoid a negative reaction. Showing them how much the whining annoys you won't make it stop any quicker. Instead, try something like talking in a calm voice or covering your ears with a smile on your face to bring their attention to the problem.

5. Don't give in. While it's tempting to give your child what he or she wants, doing so will only enforce the belief that whini...

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