From BIG FEELINGS to CALM: How Do Children Develop Emotional Regulation?
Date(s) - Jan 30, 2017
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Children are born with the capacity to feel all range of emotions, yet they are not born with the capacity to manage all of these big feelings. This workshop will explore how emotional regulation develops in children and our role as caregivers in this development. What do we need to understand and who do we need to be to a child, to grow settled and resilient brains that can manage much of what life brings.
Rebecca has a Master’s Degree in Developmental Psychology and is a Registered Clinical Counsellor. She approaches her work eclectically by incorporating aspects of her post-graduate training in the areas of Attachment, Developmental Trauma, Infant Mental Health, and Play Therapy. She has over twenty years of experience in supporting kids and families in a variety of settings including community based agencies, child and youth mental health, and private practice. Rebecca cherishes the opportunity to work together with both parents and children in addressing challenges related to anxiety, behavior, early trauma and mood difficulties, maintaining a focus on enhancing and strengthening parent-child relationships. Rebecca brings a strong sense of compassion to her work helping big people understand and respond to children in ways that promote a strong relationship, self-regulation and a positive sense of self.
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