Dr. Darlene Treese
Raising Your Kid's (and Grandkids) Self-Image
"It's not our job to toughen our children up to face a cruel and heartless world. It's our job to
A great self-image is the single most important tool for successfully facing problems that arise in everyday life. Self image is essential to how your kid learns achieves, works, socializes and loves. It is the key to the way your child treats himself and is treated by others.
Self-image determines how your kid does in school and what he chooses to do with his life. To a child with a low self-image many options seem closed. Self image determines who your kid chooses for friends. A kid with high self image will deal better with peer pressure. There's been a lot of talk about saying no to drugs; almost no one has talked about what makes some children capable of saying no. The answer is a strong self-image. Can self-image really be taught? Anything that is learned can be unlearned, changed improved, and re-learned.
Here are some key concepts to communicate your wishes and raise your kids' self image:
Parenting and grand parenting is a hard job. The rewards of a being a parent or grandparent at times are elusive. But what makes your job worth all of the effort is the satisfaction you get from seeing your kid become competent, successful, and happy.
Dr. Darlene Treese, LPC, LMHC has been in private practice in hypnosis, coaching, counseling and consulting for over 30 years. She has been internationally acknowledged for her positive action and solution-based therapies with individuals, groups and corporations. "A person for the people," Dr. Dar is always available to help you get a grip on life, health and happiness to take that next step forward in creating the life you truly desire. She offers sessions at her Orlando office, as well as telephone and email consultations.
The services she offers include premarital and relationship counseling, marriage enrichment, personality tests and couple compatibility inventories, communication and mediation skills, dealing with the hard problems of abuse, addictions and affairs, CSI (couple sensitive individual therapy), Discernment Counseling for couples on the brink of divorce, and surviving divorce and single parenting.
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