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Babies, and children younger than two years of age, often express preference for the mom over the dad. However, this changes between the ages of two and four when children start to look upon the dad as a partner in play. Young boys, especially, look upon their dads as heroes and try to imitate the way they talk, dress, and act. Check below for related information, products and services.

Mr. Scott Cubberly
Scott W. Cubberly, LCSW
(360) 791-6486
1822 Black Lake Blvd SW Suite 102
Olympia, WA
Credentials
Credentials: LCSW
Licensed in Washington
21 Years of Experience
Problems Served
Anxiety/Panic Disorders, Behavioral Problems, Couple or Marital Issues, Depression, Family Dysfunction, Interpersonal Relationships, Parenting Issues, Trauma/PTSD
Populations Served
Children of Divorce, Military/Veterans, Caregivers, Step Families, Grandparents
Membership Organizations
HelpPro.com
Age Groups Served
Adolescents (13-17), Young Adults (18-25), Adults (26-59), Seniors (60 +)

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Kate Knapp
(360) 329-2940
Counseling by KateThe Security Building
Olympia, WA
Specialties
Child or Adolescent, Relationship Issues, Divorce, Personality Disorders
Qualification
School: University of North Texas
Year of Graduation: 2006
Years In Practice: 2 Years
Patient Info
Ethnicity: Any
Gender: Female
Age: Adolescents,Adults,Children
Average Cost
$70 - $70
Payment Methods
Sliding Scale: Yes
Accepts Credit Cards: Yes

Randy Marston
(360) 352-9443
Olympia, WA
Practice Areas
Career Development, Childhood & Adolescence, Couples & Family
Certifications
National Certified Counselor

James Faust
(360) 754-4712
Lacey, WA
Practice Areas
Clinical Mental Health, Couples & Family, Sexual Abuse Recovery, Depression/Grief/Chronically or Terminally Ill
Certifications
National Certified Counselor

Gloria J Roettger
(360) 236-1346
Olympia, WA
Practice Areas
Career Development, Childhood & Adolescence, Couples & Family, Depression/Grief/Chronically or Terminally Ill, Mental Health/Agency Counseling
Certifications
National Certified Counselor

Thomas Wilbert Schumacher
(360) 725-2226
Olympia, WA
Practice Areas
Clinical Mental Health, Couples & Family, Depression/Grief/Chronically or Terminally Ill, Mental Health/Agency Counseling, Supervision
Certifications
National Certified Counselor
Language Proficiencies
German

Judith Freed Provasoli
(360) 413-1709
Olympia, WA
Practice Areas
Clinical Mental Health, Couples & Family
Certifications
National Certified Counselor

Kate Knapp Lengyel
(360) 329-2940
Counseling by Kate1607 Cooper Point Rd. NW Suite B
Olympia, WA
Specialties
Child or Adolescent, Relationship Issues, Divorce, Personality Disorders
Qualification
School: University of North Texas
Year of Graduation: 2006
Years In Practice: 2 Years
Patient Info
Ethnicity: Any
Gender: All
Age: Children (6 to 10),Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19),Adults
Average Cost
$70 - $90
Payment Methods
Sliding Scale: Yes
Accepts Credit Cards: Yes
Accepted Insurance Plans: Out of Network

Heather J. Johnson, M.A., L.M.F.T
(360) 820-2934
677 Woodland Square Loop SE
Lacey, WA
Specialties
Addictions or Substance Abuse,Anxiety or Fears,Child or Adolescent Issues,Depression,Divorce,Eating Disorders,Gay Lesbian Issues,Parenting,Relationship Issues,Trauma and PTSD
Gender
Female
Insurance
Yes
Membership Organizations
The Marson Center

Carol L Middleton
(360) 402-1746
Olympia, WA
Practice Areas
Childhood & Adolescence, Clinical Mental Health, Couples & Family
Certifications
National Certified Counselor

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Father and Son Relationship

Father and Son Bonding

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Babies, and children younger than two years of age, often express preference for the mom over the dad. However, this changes between the ages of two and four when children start to look upon the dad as a partner in play. Young boys, especially, look upon their dads as heroes and try to imitate the way they talk, dress, and act.

Here are some of the reasons for the father-son bond:

  • Shared empathy: If little boys enjoy special closeness with their fathers , part of the reason is the common biological identity that they share. This mutual identification results in the development of a strong empathy between them.

  • Role modeling: Dads play an important part in the development of their sons. The role of the father is, in fact, an important counterpart to the one played by the mother. Little boys look to their fathers for a representation of what 'manliness' means; this influence remains with them even as they grow up to become fathers themselves.

  • Nurturing and authority: Being called upon to assume the father's role is a challenge. It compels men to review and redefine who they are themselves. In this sense, sons influence their fathers, by inducing them to develop their own sense of caring, responsibility, and paternal authority.

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Parenting Advice, Compilation of Great Parenting Advice

Best Parenting Advice - Part I


Here is a compilation of all the great parenting advice that we received from readers over the years.

Parenting Advice #1: Lock your bedroom door.
Some people put a cowbell on their kids' door. Just don't count on hearing a knock before you hear the worst words, "daddy, what are you doing to mommy." A lock is very cheap insurance.

Parenting Advice #2: Take thousands and thousands of photos.
With digital that's easy to do. The trick is to edit them so that your computer isn't storing thousands and thousands of pictures. Garry Winogrand, the great 20th century black and white photographer died with 2500 rolls of undeveloped film. He shot and shot and his skill was in finding the diamonds in the rough. With kids, this is doubly important since they rarely sit still for perfect images. The more you shoot, the better chance you'll capture the real them.

Leave a loaded camera on the kitchen counter and be ready for every photo opportunity. The worst camera to have is the one you don't have with you when the perfect shot happens. Rather than buying a super-duper camera, the best dad photographers have a fairly cheap point and shoot camera that's small enough to keep in a pocket and always at the ready.

Parenting Advice #3: Learn how to juggle.
Juggling amazes small and even big children. It's something you can teach them later and it's a basic dad skill.
Parenting Advice #4: Kiss y...

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