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Parenting

Parenting our children: one of the noblest and most challenging among all of life’s callings. Doing it well . . . that’s another matter, especially in the face of a complex culture, competing interests for your time, and a thousand potential land mines on your child’s road to adulthood.

Some of the issues many parents struggle with today include:

Pre-schoolers and toddlers

Time-outs vs. spanking vs. other forms of discipline; tantrums and whining; separation anxiety; potty training; daycare and babysitter issues.

School Age children

Public vs. private vs. home & online schooling, after-school care, growth and development issues, delayed learners, talented/gifted students.

Adolescents/Teens

Peer groups, identity and self-esteem issues, drugs, sexuality, dating, curfews, driving, college and job choices, school violence, self-destructive/self-harming behaviors

Challenging children of all ages

Those with ADD or ADHD; Tourettes disorder; fearful, sensitive, actively aggressive or angry children; Oppositional-defiant personality disorder; conduct disorders; those with eating disorders (Anorexia or Bulimia) or who struggle with obesity.

Serving parents in the Columbus area for more than 20 years, the counselors at Directions Counseling Group understand how difficult it is to raise emotionally healthy children in a fast-paced society that often has little regard for a child’s timing and development. We can help you, and your children, whatever your unique needs may be. Call us today at 614.888.9200.

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