Parenting is an adventure of its own—a journey filled with rewards and challenges. At Killebrew Psychological Services, we understand the complexities that come with nurturing the parent-child bond. That’s why we’re excited to feature Lauren Powell, our licensed professional counselor, who brings a wealth of experience and dedication to strengthening family dynamics.
Lauren Powell: A Pillar of Parental Guidance
Lauren Powell is not just a therapist she’s an advocate for families. With a rich background in Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) Skills Training and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Lauren offers a robust toolkit for addressing the nuanced needs of parents and children alike. Her approach is both empathetic and practical, ensuring that each family member is heard, valued, and supported.
Parenting Tips from Lauren Powell
1. Embrace Effective Communication: Lauren emphasizes the importance of open dialogue. It’s not just about talking; it’s about connecting. Listen actively to your child, and express yourself clearly and with compassion.
2. Set Boundaries and Expectations: Children thrive with structure. Setting clear boundaries and expectations fosters a sense of security and respect. Lauren can help you establish these guidelines in a way that is supportive rather than restrictive.
3. Practice Patience and Consistency: Patience is the cornerstone of parenting. Consistent responses and actions create an environment of trust and understanding.
4. Engage in Family Activities: Lauren advocates for quality family time. Whether it’s a game night or a shared hobby, these moments can strengthen bonds and create lasting memories.
5. Prioritize Self-Care: Parenting can be overwhelming. Lauren reminds us that taking care of yourself is paramount. A well-rested, mentally healthy parent is better equipped to meet their child’s needs.
Comprehensive Family Support
At Killebrew Psychological Services, we offer individual counseling, family therapy, and a suite of services tailored to family counseling needs. Lauren Powell, along with our team, is dedicated to empowering parents and children to build strong, healthy relationships. From marriage counseling to trauma-informed care and addiction recovery, we’re here for every step of your family’s journey.
Whether you’re navigating the daily tasks of parenting or facing specific challenges, Lauren Powell’s expertise and personalized approach can make a significant difference. If you’re looking for guidance in strengthening your parent-child relationship or need support in other areas of family dynamics, reach out to us at Killebrew Psychological Services. Let’s work together to foster a nurturing, supportive, and loving family environment.