Minding The Child: New and Expecting Mother’s Group

Minding The Child: A Therapeutic support group promoting a healthy, happy, and secure attachment relationship between mommy and baby. Mothers will gain:

  • A better understanding of her baby’s mind, including emotional and developmental needs.
  • Skills helpful in understanding and coping with her own emotions and needs in light of her new relationship with baby.
  • Support from other mothers who share a desire to foster positive baby (and mommy) development

Research indicates that healthy parent/child attunement and understanding leads to a child’s ability to develop adaptive social-cognitive skills, increased self-esteem, ability to tolerate and moderate emotions, stronger academic performance, and success in passing these skills on to future generations.

For information on how you can participate in either group or individual psychotherapy for infants and their mothers, please contact Jenna Knauss, M.S., LMFT (MFC#53397) at 805-496-6180 extension 8#.

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