Welcome to Dynamic Therapy, your go-to destination for a plethora of parenting offerings that cater to diverse needs.
At Dynamic Therapy, we understand the importance of flexibility and accessibility. That’s why we offer our parenting offerings in both in-person and virtual formats, allowing you to choose the option that suits your preferences and circumstances. Whether you join us face-to-face or connect with us from the comfort of your own home, our dedicated team is here to provide the support and resources you need to navigate the joys and challenges of parenthood.
Explore our comprehensive parenting programs and find the perfect fit for your family’s needs. Contact us today to learn more about our in-person and virtual options and embark on a transformative journey toward building stronger connections with your child. Dynamic Therapy is here to support you every step of the way.
Parent Services Descriptions
Mindfulness Parenting Course:
Join us for a transformative 3-day course designed to help parents and caretakers cultivate meaningful connections with their children. In today’s fast-paced world, it can be difficult to stay fully present and engaged with our kids, leading to frustration and disconnection. Our course offers practical tools and techniques to enhance your parenting skills and deepen your relationship with your child. Through mindfulness-based practices, we’ll explore how to regulate our emotions and respond skillfully to the unexpected challenges that arise in our daily lives. You’ll gain insight into the developing adolescent brain and learn how to support your child’s emotional resilience, kindness, and compassion. Our experienced instructors will guide you through exercises that promote active listening and communication, as well as strategies for managing stress and cultivating a healthy lifestyle. Parenting is one of the most rewarding yet challenging experiences of our lives. With our course, you’ll gain the knowledge and skills to navigate the ups and downs of parenting with greater ease and confidence. Join us and discover how to create a more harmonious and fulfilling relationship with your child.
Benefits of Mindfulness for Parents/Caretakers:
- Improved emotional regulation: Mindfulness helps parents/caretakers to become more aware of their emotions, thoughts, and feelings, allowing them to respond to difficult situations with greater clarity and calmness.
- Reduced stress: Mindfulness practice helps parents/caretakers to reduce stress and anxiety, allowing them to better manage the demands of parenting and caretaking.
- Enhanced focus and attention: Mindfulness helps parents/caretakers to improve their focus and attention, allowing them to be more present and engaged with their children.
- Improved relationships: Mindfulness practice can improve communication and relationships with children, leading to greater understanding and connection.
- Increased resilience: Mindfulness helps parents/caretakers to develop greater resilience to stress and adversity, allowing them to bounce back more easily from difficult situations.
Overall, practicing mindfulness can help parents/caretakers to become more effective and compassionate caregivers, and to cultivate deeper, more meaningful relationships with their children.
More Than Words® — The Hanen Program® for Parents of Children With Autism Spectrum Disorder or Social Communication Difficulties:
As a parent, you know how challenging it can be for your child with Autism Spectrum Disorder or other social communication difficulties to interact meaningfully with others and connect with the world around them.
The More Than Words Program was designed specifically for parents of children ages 5 and under on the autism spectrum and with other social communication difficulties. Addressing the unique needs of these children, the program provides parents with the tools, strategies, and support they need to help their children reach their full communication potential.
More Than Words does this by empowering you to help your child reach the following three goals:
- Improved social communication and back-and-forth interactions
- Improved play skills
- Improved imitation skills
Here are some of the valuable things you’ll learn when you attend the More Than Words Program:
- What motivates your child to communicate
- How to use your knowledge about your child to set appropriate and realistic goals
- How to make interactions with your child last longer
- Tips for using pictures and print to help your child’s understanding
- Strategies for how to talk so that your child understands you
- Strategies for developing your child’s play skills
- Ways to help your child make friends
The More Than Words parent program includes:
- 8 training sessions in small, personalized groups
- A Hanen Certified speech-language pathologist leading the program
- A pre-program consultation for you and your child with your speech-language pathologist
- Three individual visits for you and your child with your speech-language pathologist in which you are videotaped while practicing with your child. Then you and your speech-language pathologist watch the videotaped interaction to “see” what’s helping and what you can modify to help even more