The Parent-Child Therapeutic Model

The child and parent(s) BOTH engage in the therapeutic process together.

  • This model serves the family by working through issues together
  • The parent-child dyad enhances genuine communication and attunement to one another
  • Cutting edge parenting techniques are taught, optimizing the parental role in helping the child feel secure and connected.  "Steel Box, Velvet Lining"
  • With the help of a therapist, parents discover a new discipline with direct, practical, and innovative methods for restoring mutual understanding, respect, and care
  • This model is implemented until age thirteen or so, when individuation becomes the goal or unless the child prefers individual sessions prior