Parenting Techniques: Limited Choices

By Jennifer “Jen” Drager, LPC Click here to request an appointment   As a professional in the world of family counseling and parenting, I am often asked what my go-to parenting strategies are. My favorite and most suggested parenting technique is limited choices. Offering choices instead of demands can be a very effective parenting tool, […]

Impact of Social Media on Mental Health

In today’s digital era, social media has become an integral part of our daily lives, shaping how we connect to and interact with others. While these platforms offer various benefits, such as the ability to remain connected with friends and family over long distances or keep up to date on current events, they also lend […]

The 3 C’s of Parenting: Clear, Concise, and Consistent

My philosophy with parenting has always been the three C’s: Clear, Concise, and Consistent. This is a set of complementary communication strategies that can improve your relationship with your children, reduce the frustration you may experience, and lead to more effective parenting.

Forgiveness as a Coping Skill 

It can be challenging to focus on the reasons to be grateful and to actually practice forgiveness. The losses we have experienced, the pain, the sadness, the disappointment, the jealousy, and any other feeling you are having that can keep you in a place of feeling stuck and ungrateful can be overwhelming.