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Parent Coaching

What Is Positive Parenting?

Parenting is a rewarding yet demanding journey. Positive parenting is an approach that prioritizes nurturing and supportive interactions between parents and children. It involves understanding children's needs, empathizing with their emotions, and guiding them with love and respect.

Core elements of positive parenting include: 

Effective Communication

Engaging in open, honest, and age-appropriate conversations, actively listening to children's thoughts and feelings, and validating their experiences.

Positive Reinforcement

Encouraging good behavior through praise and rewards, focusing on what children do right.

Empathy & Understanding

Understanding children's perspectives and feelings, showing empathy, and helping them express and manage their emotions. Providing unconditional love, affection, and support to help children feel secure and valued.



Setting clear, consistent rules and expectations, using non-punitive discipline methods such as time-outs or logical consequences to guide behavior.


Allowing children to make choices and decisions appropriate for their age, fostering a sense of autonomy and confidence. Teaching children how to solve problems, resolve conflicts, and make decisions.

Consistency/ Routines

Maintaining a stable and predictable environment with regular routines to help children feel secure and understand expectations.

Modeling Behaviou

Demonstrating the behaviors and values you want your children to adopt by being a positive role model.

Quality Time

Spending dedicated, meaningful time with children, engaging in activities that strengthen the parent-child bond.

What Is Parent Coaching?

At Daurio Counselling, we recognize the vital role parents play in their child's life, serving as a cornerstone of support through life's challenges. We strive to empower parents to become their child's primary source of guidance and support. Understanding that every parent is doing their utmost with the resources available, our parent coaching services are designed to help caregivers cultivate healthier parenting patterns and strengthen parent-child relationships.

Parent coaching is a strengths based approach that is focused on parent education and empowerment. Coaches are able to empower you with various tools that you are able to choose from. We will never tell you how to parent, but rather work with you to identify the tools that will work best for your family and child. 

 The coaching process begins with an assessment to identify strengths and areas for improvement, leading to the establishment of clear, measurable goals. Throughout the coaching relationship, ongoing support and accountability assist clients in implementing new strategies and habits into their daily lives.

Who Is Parent
Coaching For?

 Parent coaching is for any parent, step parent or caregiving who is looking for support in developing tools and strategies to help navigate and create a nurturing, positive support space to raise your child. 

Parent coaching can help you gain the skills to support you child develop enhanced self esteem, strong relationships, resilience, emotional intelligence.

How Do I Start Parent Coaching with Daurio Counselling?

We aim to make starting stress free, so your focus can stay on you. 

Step One

Find Your Coach

Our patient care coordinator is here to help match you with a coach with the expertise to best support you.

**Parent Coaching is offered either by a registered social worker or psychologist**

Step Two

Connect with Your Coach

We are happy to offer free 15 minute consultation to meet with your coach and make sure it is the right fit. 

Step Three

Start Feeling Better

You and your coach will set up a plan together to help work through your goals one step at a time.

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