As we start to head deeper into the school year my phone is ringing off the hook. This is typically the time of year in my Minnesota practice where the shininess of school has worn off, difficulties and struggles are being highlighted, and school counselors are supporting parents with referrals.
Setting Parent Expectations With Email: Troubleshooting For the 3 Most Common Emails
I recently came back from a 10 day vacation and popped open my inbox prepared for an avalanche of emails.
Full disclaimer I have three main emails I use, but it feels like a million inboxes to check. Two are for my consulting and training side of my business and one for my private practice.
Parents come into my office with a wide range of difficulties and concerns. For some families “tantrums” can mean glaring, pouting and arm crossing and stomping to a child’s room for 15 minutes and in other families it can mean aggression, destroying property, or episodes that can last hours.
When you are teaching parents and clients a new skill or regulation technique, how often do they come back to the next session and say it didn’t work?
Oh good, it’s not just me then!
I'm Ann Meehan, an LPCC,