At the simplest level, parenting counseling also referred to as parenting therapy, is just "help with your child." This form of therapy is not only short-term, it can also include all loved ones, you and your spouse, you and your child, or just you. Each treatment plan is specific to the situation. It doesn't matter if the conflict lies between you and your child, or if it has to do with family trauma or child-related developmental, physical, or mental health problems; counseling sessions can provide you with the support and resources you need to be the best parent possible.
During parenting counseling, you learn the tools needed to function optimally within your family unit. More specifically, parenting counselors provide you with the guidance and support you need to provide a stable and healthy childhood experience for your child. The truth is, people, tend to assume that parenting just comes naturally when for most it doesn't.
The truth is having children and understanding how to parent are two totally different things. And, even if you have a good understanding of what it takes to be a good parent, it doesn't necessarily mean you can avoid the challenges that often accompany it. To be honest, there is no such thing as a "perfect parent." It's a myth like a unicorn or a dragon.
We all make mistakes, which is why parenting counseling may be the best decision you'll ever make. This type of counseling addresses a multitude of issues, ranging from postpartum depression to domestic violence. Therefore, engaging in parenting counseling can be extremely beneficial – not only for yourself but for your children and your partner.
The truth is there is no shame in seeking parenting counseling. And, if you decide to do so, it doesn't mean you are a "bad parent." The decision to work with a parenting counselor just means that you are brave enough to ask for help. In fact, turning to a parenting counselor is the first step in providing your children with stability, while acquiring the support you need to be the best parent you can be. Honestly, one of the best ways to be a "good parent" is to simply love your children unconditionally.
Our trained professionals genuinely care about their clients. They are honored to have the opportunity to get to know you. We believe that Parenting therapy is one of the most beneficial decisions you can make.
At Overcomers Parenting Colorado Springs, you'll find that our providers are genuine, flexible, responsive, on time and available. We don't have a waitlist and we can typically see you the same week you call, possibly within 24 hours.
You'll enjoy our complimentary coffee while you relax in our waiting room. However, you won't be there for long, since our appointments begin on time. Our offices are modern and comfortable – providing a setting for a relaxed and enjoyable session.