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Parenting Support Groups Ashland City TN

Parenting support groups are helpful for parents to vent their frustrations about parenting and can help with child abuse prevention. There are also single parent support groups. Parenting support groups help parents who have children with behavior problems, oppositional defiance disorder, conduct disorder, ADHD, or other issues. Read on to learn more and to find parenting support groups in Ashland City, TN.

Mr. Daviid Wright
(615) 383-5558
2323 21st Avenue South Suite 304
Nashville, TN
Credentials
Credentials: LCSW
Licensed in Tennessee
28 Years of Experience
Problems Served
Addictions/Other (gambling, sex, etc.), Attention Deficit (Hyperactivity) Disorder, Behavioral Problems, Couple or Marital Issues, Family Dysfunction, Grief/Loss, Interpersonal Relationships, Parenting Issues, Life Transitions, Anger Management
Membership Organizations
HelpPro.com
Age Groups Served
Children (6-12), Young Adults (18-25), Adults (26-59)

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Bonnie Epperly-Trudel
(615) 306-1387
Nashville, TN
Practice Areas
Clinical Mental Health, Eating Disorders, Couples & Family, Sexual Abuse Recovery, Depression/Grief/Chronically or Terminally Ill
Certifications
National Certified Counselor

Gail Eichelberger
(615) 352-0325
Nashville, TN
Practice Areas
Addictions and Dependency, Childhood & Adolescence, Clinical Mental Health, Couples & Family, Depression/Grief/Chronically or Terminally Ill
Certifications
National Certified Counselor

Tracie Todd, MSN, PMHNP-BC
(615) 480-4548
121 21st Avenue N,Suite 208
Nashville, TN
Specialties
Addictions or Substance Abuse,ADHD,Anger Management,Anxiety or Fears,Chronic Pain or Illness,Depression,Impulse Control Disorders,Life Coaching,OCD,Psychosis
Gender
Female
Education
MSN Vanderbilt UniversityANCC certification as Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner with prescriptive privileges
Insurance
Yes
Membership Organizations
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner - Board Certified

Wellness Solutions of Tennessee, Katherine P. Obersteadt, PMHNP-BC
(615) 673-6737
2323 21st Avenue South,Suite 306
Nashville, TN
Specialties
Addictions or Substance Abuse,ADHD,Anger Management,Anxiety or Fears,Child or Adolescent Issues,Depression,Dissociative Disorders,Divorce,Domestic Abuse or Violence,Elderly Persons Disorders
Insurance
No

Resilience Counseling & Psychiatric Services
(615) 229-6384
Resilience Counseling & Psychiatric Services406 N. Main Street
Kingston Springs, TN
Specialties
Self Esteem, Sexual Abuse, Divorce, Bipolar Disorder
Qualification
School: University of South Alabama
Year of Graduation: 2010
Years In Practice: 2 Years
Patient Info
Ethnicity: Any
Gender: All
Age: Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13),Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19),Adults,Elders (65+)
Average Cost
$70 - $130
Payment Methods
Sliding Scale: Yes
Accepts Credit Cards: Yes
Accepted Insurance Plans: Aetna

Emily Anderson
(615) 760-4433
Nashville, TN
Practice Areas
Childhood & Adolescence, Couples & Family, Mental Health/Agency Counseling
Certifications
National Certified Counselor

Kathryn MacLeod-Michael
(615) 332-5218
Nashville, TN
Practice Areas
Addictions and Dependency, Eating Disorders, Couples & Family, Sexual Abuse Recovery
Certifications
National Certified Counselor

Dr. Hampton Howell
(615) 576-0997
Hampton P Howell, PhD110 30th Ave. South
Nashville, TN
Specialties
Depression, Relationship Issues, Divorce, Mood Disorders
Qualification
School: Peabody of Vanderbilt
Year of Graduation: 1989
Years In Practice: 20+ Years
Patient Info
Ethnicity: Any
Gender: All
Age: Adults
Payment Methods
Sliding Scale: No

Ms. Merrill Farnsworth
(615) 285-9913
2021 21st Avenue South
Nashville, TN
Specialties
Anxiety or Fears, Divorce, Depression, Personality Disorders
Qualification
School: Vanderbilt University
Year of Graduation: 2000
Years In Practice: 10 Years
Patient Info
Ethnicity: Any
Gender: All
Age: Adults
Average Cost
$90 - $110
Payment Methods
Sliding Scale: Yes
Accepts Credit Cards: No
Accepted Insurance Plans: Out of Network

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New Dads tips, Positive Tips on Parenting Skills for New Dads

Five Parenting Skills Necessary for New Dads


While being a dad may look daunting, unpleasant, demanding or frightening to the uninitiated, nothing can prepare you for how you'll feel when it's your baby. Before our first, my wife wanted to borrow someone else's baby for a weekend to "try it out."

Luckily, I nixed that idea or I'm afraid the experience would have kept us childless forever. Someone else's child is bratty, stinky, demanding, squawking, a noisy nuisance all of these things and sometimes at once. But your own is the little thing you're sworn to protect. So, given that your attitude changes when it's your baby, what parenting skills are most necessary?

Parenting skill 1: Patience
Probably the greatest parenting skill is the one that keeps you from screaming or throwing a baby across the room when he has been crying for a few hours straight. The good news is that being a dad puts a lot into perspective and places where you lost your cool before are easier to manage. Never downplay your own anxieties if you feel you can't control your emotions. Everyone has moments where they think they might lose it. If you think you are about to do something dangerous, call for help immediately.

Parenting skill 2: Sense of humor
Keep laughing through all of it and repeating that it's short and will end soon, and you'll be surprised at how quickly diaper changing becomes a mere memory. Parents who are able to laugh when their hands are knuckle deep in a diaper genie are better able to weather the stress of sleepless nights and the drudgery of feeding-wiping-washing-swaddling.

Parenting skill 3: Consistency
Despite how babies seem to rule the house from the moment you bring them home, they actually thrive on consistency in routines. If you feed them and give them naps at the same time every day, they will be more secure and cry less. As they grow older, more routine (brushing teeth, family meals, daily piano practice and so on) gives them structure. Too much choice is hard for littler kids. This puts a big responsibility on parents who need to be present to "nag" about all the things kids need to focus on. There is a big payoff. Older kids appreciate this effort.

Parenting skill 4: Real skills out of a book
Changing a diaper, making formula, installing a car seat - all of these things take real learning to accomplish and do over and over again. The early baby years are all about learning a ton of new information and studying small print to build things for your baby or even feed him the right amount of medicine.
Parenting skill 5: Love and affection
Whether you call it a parenting skill or not, love and affection is the most important thing for your new baby. Many studies indicate that physical contact between parent and child is important for development. Dads, because they will engage in down on the floor "rough and tumble play," play an especially important role in developing kids growing...

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