New Parenting Class and Children’s Social Skills Group Now Available in Simsbury, CT

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Too bad children don't come with a manual - although who really reads a manual from cover to cover? Licensed psychologists Victoria Gould, Psy.D and Cara Lattizori Nguyen, Psy.D are offering local parents and children in the Simbsury, CT area two innovative new courses this winter.

The Parenting Class Can Help Individuals Become Better Parents Through Love And Logic.

This class offers parents specific ways to become more effective parents; making parenting more enjoyable while raising responsible happy children.

In this course, parents learn:

  • How to stop nagging and battling over the same old issues with their children.
  • How to teach children to grow up to be independent and confident.
  • New ideas on how to relate better and teach responsibility to their children without yelling or getting angry.

This parenting class will help parents raise responsible children with strong self-esteem, eliminate power struggles, increase effective parenting techniques, teach ways to help children make healthy decisions and gain independence and learn to set limits using empathy and logical consequences. Parent workbook included.

Course Dates: Call for Information (seven-week course)
Course Location: The Cannon Building, 720 Hopmeadow St., Simsbury, CT

The Social Skills Group Can Help Children Improve Relationships With Their Peers

In this course, children learn how to:

  • Make and maintain friendships.
  • Recognize social cues from other children.
  • Relax in social situations.
  • Play with other children without an adult to guide him/her.

This social skills group helps children increase positive peer interactions and improve their ability to be successful in a variety of social situations.

Hands on activities will include lessons in: meeting and greeting peers, reciprocity, flexibility in social situations, communication, cooperation, compromise, social problem solving, team collaboration and impulse control.

Course Dates: Call for Information
Course Location: The Cannon Building, 720 Hopmeadow St., Simsbury, CT

About Victoria Gould, Psy.D and Cara Lattizori Nguyen, Psy.D

Victoria Gould, Psy.D holds a B.A. in psychology from Denison University, an M.A. in deaf education from Columbia University, an M.A.in clinical psychology from the University of Hartford and a doctorate in clinical psychology from the University of Denver. She is a licensed clinical psychologist, with a license from Connecticut, #003190.

Cara Lattizori Nguyen, Psy.D holds a B.A. in psychology from the University of Hartford, an M.A. in clinical psychology from the University of Hartford and a doctorate in clinical psychology from the University of Denver. She is a licensed clinical psychologist, with a license from Connecticut #002940

For more information on either course, please contact Victoria Gould, Psy.D at 860-480-8524 or dr(dot)vgould(at)gmail(dot)com. Or contact Cara Nguyen, Psy.D. at 860-307-0379 or nguyen_cara(at)yahoo(dot)com

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