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Parenting Specialist Gig Harbor WA

Parenting specialists help parents implement parenting plans, develop parenting skills, and manage family conflicts. Read on to find parenting specialists in Gig Harbor that give access to parenting programs, advice on parenting styles, family crisises management, as well as advice and content on parent-child bonding.

Ann Silvers, MA,LMHC
(206) 660-9840
1013 140th St Ct NW
Gig Harbor, WA
Specialties
Anger Management,Anxiety or Fears,Depression,Divorce,Domestic Abuse or Violence,Gay Lesbian Issues,Impulse Control Disorders,Life Coaching,Loss or Grief,Relationship Issues
Gender
Female
Education
Bachelor of Science in Psychology, University of WashingtonMA in Counseling, Anticoch Universityadditional training: Mediation, Divorce Coaching, Hypnotherapy, Communication Skills Workshop facilitation
Insurance
Yes
Membership Organizations
Silverstream Unlimited, PLLC

Pamela Elderkin
(253) 884-3385
Gig Harbor, WA
Practice Areas
Childhood & Adolescence, Aging/Gerontological, Couples & Family, Sexual Abuse Recovery, Depression/Grief/Chronically or Terminally Ill
Certifications
National Certified Counselor

Gregory Scea
(253) 597-8022
Tacoma, WA
Practice Areas
Addictions and Dependency, Couples & Family, Depression/Grief/Chronically or Terminally Ill, Mental Health/Agency Counseling
Certifications
National Certified Counselor

Marilyn Boyle
(253) 572-7926
Tacoma, WA
Practice Areas
Childhood & Adolescence, Clinical Mental Health, Couples & Family, Sexual Abuse Recovery, Depression/Grief/Chronically or Terminally Ill
Certifications
National Certified Counselor

Ronald L Field
(360) 275-8559
Belfair, WA
Practice Areas
Addictions and Dependency, Couples & Family, Rehabilitation, Depression/Grief/Chronically or Terminally Ill
Certifications
Master Addictions Counselor, National Certified Counselor

Kimberly D Green
(253) 470-4773
3019 JUDSON STREET
Gig Harbor, WA
Specialties
Relationship Issues, Child or Adolescent, Divorce, Impulse Control Disorders
Qualification
School: University of Oregon
Year of Graduation: 2002
Years In Practice: 3 Years
Patient Info
Ethnicity: Any
Gender: All
Age: Children (6 to 10),Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19),Adults
Average Cost
$100 - $150
Payment Methods
Sliding Scale: Yes
Accepts Credit Cards: Yes
Accepted Insurance Plans: APS Healthcare

Teresa Eltrich
University Place, WA
Practice Areas
Career Development, Childhood & Adolescence, Clinical Mental Health, Couples & Family, Mental Health/Agency Counseling
Certifications
National Certified Counselor

Linda Sims
(253) 404-0501
Tacoma, WA
Practice Areas
Childhood & Adolescence, Clinical Mental Health, Couples & Family, Depression/Grief/Chronically or Terminally Ill
Certifications
National Certified Counselor

Robert Parham Jr
(253) 691-5472
Tacoma, WA
Practice Areas
Childhood & Adolescence, Clinical Mental Health, Couples & Family, Sexual Abuse Recovery, Supervision
Certifications
National Certified Counselor

Debra Marie Bretey
(253) 565-7038
Tacoma, WA
Practice Areas
Clinical Mental Health, Couples & Family, Sexual Abuse Recovery, Depression/Grief/Chronically or Terminally Ill
Certifications
National Certified Counselor

21 Potty Training Tips

21 Potty Training Tips

By GreatDad Writers

The Potty Trainer

Potty training experts are everywhere. Whether family, friends, or books are providing you advice, realize there are different approaches that can be tried. An approach that works for one child may not work for another. Others can provide advice, but most likely you know what approach will work best for your child. There are several helpful guidelines (tips) that can be tried for each child when trying to potty train. These include:

  • Plan on at least 3 days if you are trying to achieve quicker results.
  • Arrange your activities and prepare a schedule that will allow you to be patient and consistent�avoid all distractions like going to the store, answering the phone, dealing with sibling issues.
  • Potty Monkey
  • Make sure spouse, grandparents and babysitters understand your method and plan.
  • Make your child feel they have some control over the process.
  • Be consistent with your approach and stay with the program unless you are convinced it is not working.
  • Know when to give up and try at a later time.
  • Offer lots of fluids so child will have to go more often.
  • Make going to the potty fun�place targets in the potty, decorate the potty, sing.
  • Praise and reward AND praise and reward progress.
  • �Throw a party� the first few times your child uses the potty.
  • Keep your child company while on the potty.
  • Start both boys and girls sitting down on the potty.
  • Make sure the clothing is easy fo...

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