Marcel A Van Eerd
Psychologist, PsyD, MA
Develop a mindful, self-compassionate approach to parenting. 6 one-hour sessions over 6 consecutive weeks. Maximum 8 participants. Co-facilitated with Dr. Judy Zeidel, Ph.D., Human Development Specialist. Workshops include topical lectures followed by relevant skills. Each week, participants will be actively involved in discussions and will be given the opportunity to practice new skills. Topics include: Approaches to Parenting, Consistent Parenting, Managing Difficult Behaviors, Reality Testing, and Creating Parenting Plans. Pre-registration is required. Total cost for 6-week workshop $300. Call for specific dates and times.
Develop a mindful, self-compassionate approach to life. One 3-hour psycho-educational training session. Gain insights and skills for managing stress in your life. Approaches will be introduced to support realistic expectations and reasonable boundaries. Time will be spent practicing relaxation, communication, and coping skills. Maximum 8 participants per group. Pre-registration is required. Please call for specific dates and times.
This group involves maintaining gains from individual therapy and enhancing social skills. Managing stress, sustaining boundaries with others and establishing healthy relationships will be promoted. We will be practicing a relapse prevention/ maintenance program to counteract depressive influences and effective communication skills in a supportive group environment. Groups will include up to 7 members. Dr. Van Eerd and a co-facilitator will insure close attention and meaningful growth for each member. An assessment tool will be utilized to support insight into what is energizing or distress inducing in ourselves and in significant others to enhance relationships.