INFANT MENTAL HEALTH AND PLAY THERAPY

Life stressors can lead to emotional and behavioral changes in young children. The younger a child is, the more affected that they are by their environment. I provide services to support the wellbeing of the family and the connection between parents and their children.

INFANT MENTAL HEALTH

For children ages 0-5, any changes to their environment may affect dynamics at home. Most of the work with children these ages involves a participating giver. In our online sessions, we work on strengthening the relationship, learning developmentally appropriate expectations, processing any trauma the family might have experienced, and incorporating attachment-based limit setting when redirection or discipline is needed.

PLAY THERAPY

Play is the language of children and toys are their words. Online play therapy sessions offer children the opportunity to explore emotional concerns that may be affecting their wellbeing, the family, and school progress. Most of the sessions involve some parental involvement to explore concerns and ensure that the family is well supported.

In play therapy, we use toys, art supplies, and different forms of creativity to resolve emotional and behavioral concerns.

RELATIONSHIP-BASED PEDIATRIC SLEEP CONSULTING

Sleep is crucial for our cognitive functioning as well as for children’s healthy development. Sleep training can help you to decrease your risk of experiencing mental health complications. Sleep consulting involves creating a detailed sleep plan using very gentle and nurturing methods to help your little fall and remain asleep independently. Sleep training is appropriate for children ages four months old and above. For younger babies, we create plans focused on understanding developmental needs, decreasing your baby’s reliance on sleep props, safe sleep practices, and establishing a routine. I do not use “Ferber” or “cry-it-out” methods.

PACKAGES

All packages include a complete assessment of your baby’s sleep, a personalized step by step sleep plan, and a survival guide for bumps in the road.

2 WEEK BUNDLE 

$550  

2 weeks of unlimited email and text message support

2 phone calls per week

2 follow up emails for ongoing support

UNLIMITED 3 WEEK PACKAGE 

$450
3 weeks of unlimited email support.

UNLIMITED 2 WEEK PACKAGE 

$350
2 weeks of unlimited email support.

UNLIMITED 7 DAY PACKAGE

$275
1 week of unlimited email support.

3 EMAIL PACKAGE 

$200
2 emails for follow up support.

Once you complete the assessment and payment, I will review your information within 24 hours. If needed, we will schedule a time to talk over the phone to discuss any information that is not clear from the assessment. You will then receive your customized sleep plan in your inbox within 48 hours. Depending on the package you choose, we will schedule a time to support you and your little ones.

 

"Sleep deprivation may play an important role in the severity of symptoms that may begin during pregnancy due to hormonal and other changes in the mother’s body and worsen after birth due to the demands of caring for an infant"

Mental Health America. (n.d). Position statement 49: Perinatal Mental Health. retrieved from https://www.mhanational.org/issues/position-statement-49-perinatal-mental-health

 

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