1. Parental counselling is a type of service that aims to provide the necessary knowledge, tools, guidance, and most especially support to parents without bias or judgment. This way, they become more fully equipped to take care of their children.
  2. Parental counselling offers modalities or therapies that help parents gain a better understanding of their parental style, face and eventually conquer their personal issues, and restore their family, bringing back harmony and peace in the household, with the ultimate motive being the improvement in socio-emotional functioning of the child.
  3. There are two ways on how someone can undergo Parental First, the parent may be referred by their doctor, psychologist, a prominent member of the community or the child’s school. Second, the parent personally may seek professional help.
  4. Either way, a parent counselor meets the parent at the appointed time. He/she conducts a thorough interview to identify the main issue, gain a better understanding of the problem, and assess the current behavior and state of the parent in order to provide maximum benefit.
  5. It is a multi-fold approach and multi-step process. Results cannot be expected immediately, although some parents respond to the programs within a few days or weeks.