Qualifications & Trainings
Here is the list of trainings, seminars and workshops that I have completed so far. I am continually attending new and groundbreaking seminars.
Advanced Diploma of Counselling & Psychology
Victim Stance - Externalizing Blame - Time Perspective - Power & Control - Grandiosity & Neurodevelopment Narcism - Awfulizing - Perfectionism - Procrastination - Lying by Omission - Emotional Reasoning
Piaget's Theory of Cognitive Development
Piaget's (1936) theory of cognitive development explains how a child constructs a mental model of the world. He disagreed with the idea that intelligence was a fixed trait, and regarded cognitive development as a process which occurs due to biological maturation and interaction with the environment.
DBT Routines - PIES & LABS
Set your child up for success
Keys to a Successful Home Visit
Home visits can be one of the most stressful and anxiety building steps for parents! In this session you will learn ideas and skills to create the best possible scenario for your home visits and best practice for medication administration.
The Limbic Brain & Executive Functioning
More in depth information on the limbic brains' implications to Neurological Development.
The Awareness Wheel
Learn to experientially focus on increasing your contextual and interpersonal awareness. Great for families looking to improve their communication and perceptual understanding. .
Mindfulness for children
Controlling our emotions before they control us
The Hero's Journey
We must be willing to let go of the life we planned so as to have the life that is waiting for us
How Vision Therapy can be instrumental in helping increase visual attention spans for children by Dr Scott Lewis, O.D., F.C.O.V.D.
Vision Therapy helps people with visual difficulties relating to a wide range of conditions, skills, and/or symptoms, such as; ADD-ADHD, learning disabilities, non verbal learning disorder (NLD) and many more.
The Mind, Moods, Motivation, and Maturity of The Middle School Male by Dr Andrew Sapp, Ph.D.
Where do the troubles start for middle school aged boys? What type of academic problems do middle school aged boys seem to have? What tips do you have for parents of boys and those working with boys?
The Ruler Approach by the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence
Recognizing emotions in self and others, understanding the causes and consequences of emotions, labeling emotions accurately, expressing emotions appropriately and regulating emotions effectively
Not by Chance by Dr. Tim Thayne
The program for parents and mentors with teens or young adults in treatment
So you have a child with ASD. Now what? by Shane Whiting, Ph.D., LMFT
What is ASD? The deficits and dysfunctions. undiagnosed or misdiagnosed, prevalence, ASD profile, strengths of ASD student, how to make it go right, goes and approaches of treatment
Community Resiliency Model by Cherry Gulch School, Idaho
how to deepen the resilient zone for ourselves, our children and our families in order to create calm
Core Parenting Principles by Daniel's Academy, Heber City, Utah
The seven core parenting principles that can lead to more effective parenting and increased confidence
Dr Si Steinberg M.D. - Diagnosis and treatment of mental disorders in children
Including diagnosis, child trauma, past traumatic stress disorder and medication management
“The Anatomy of Peace by the Arbinger Institute” - The worldwide phenomenon
How to resolve the heart of conflict and how and why we contribute to the divisions and problems we blame on others and the surprising way that these problems can be solved
The Parallel Process
Growing alongside your child in treatment
The Parent's Emotional Journey
How to deal with fear, guilt and worry, frustration, sadness, overwhelm and anxiety
Parenting Traps by James J Jones Ph. D
control, anger, rage, arguing and contention, lying and inconsistency, the traps of being critical and unforgiving, teenage retirement, rescuing, lecturing and insight, nagging, conditional love and acceptance, parental disunity, quick fix and making exceptions, misusing rewards and punishments, excessive or insufficient punishment, favoritism, surrogate spouse, scapegoat, guilt, unrealistic expectations and perfectionism, button-pushing and overreacting
Postive Parenting with a Plan
limit setting, consistency, empathetic listening, family rules and making moments meaningful
The Limbic Brain
What is the limbic brain? How it affects behavior and emotions in our children and how the limbic brain directs how we must manage these behavioral and emotional changes.