Listen to Stephanie describe parenting challenges within the framework of brain development:
This course is designed to help you integrate NVC skills and
consciousness in your parenting while learning about the latest
neuroscience research in order to support you in enhancing your
self-connection, empathy and compassionate self-expression; clarifying
how and why understanding brain development supports your relationship
with yourself and others; increasing your own mental health; and
enhancing your children's brain development and integration.
- Session 1: Core Needs and Brain States: Understanding Human Behavior
- Session 2: Self-Connection and Empathy: “Interoception” and Attunement
- Session 3: Transforming Habitual Reactions Into Choiceful Responses: Response Flexibility Instead of Rigidity and Chaos
- Session 4: Observations, Requests and Joyful Giving
- Session 5: The Power of the NVC Process and The NVC Tree of Life
- Session 6: The Dreaded Word When Children Say “No”: NVC Boundaries and Protective Use of Force with the “We” in mind
- Session 7: Family Meetings, Celebration and Mourning in NVC: Making a Point to Enjoy Each Other
Take this course and you will:
- Learn to understand your child's behavior by identifying core needs and mental states underlying it.
your child's foundation for social, emotional and mental health by
learning about basic brain development, practical neuroscience and the
impact of parenting on the developing brain.
- Develop skills for
self-connection, affect regulation, identification of the spiraling of
difficult emotions and confidently guide your children when they are
experiencing "difficult” emotions.
- Offer your attuned, empathic presence and use parenting "survival moments" as opportunities to help your child thrive.
yourself by learning strategies to help your child integrate the
various parts of the brain and improve patterns of thinking.
- Parent from an authentic place of choice and a "whole-brain approach" rather than habitual reactivity due to stress and fear.
- Express yourself from a place of compassion and authenticity while fostering your child's brain growth.
the concept of "limits," and whether and how to use force in a paradigm
of partnership parenting while understanding the social brain.