Co-Parenting

Co-parenting

Co-parenting presents unique challenges and complexities. Accordingly, our mission is to provide guidance, tools, and resources to foster positive co-parenting relationships that prioritize the well-being of your children. Effective communication, conflict resolution, and parenting agreements are all crucial to successful co-parenting. Our co-parenting support services focus on helping you implement tools, such as active listening, respectful dialogue, and negotiation techniques, to reduce misunderstandings, promote cooperation, and make decisions that create a stable environment for your children.

A stable environment for your children often requires establishing consistent routines, rules, and boundaries between homes. We provide guidance on managing transitions, coordinating schedules, and addressing potential conflicts to promote stability and minimize disruption in your children’s lives. 

Our counselors will also help you navigate important considerations such as custody arrangements, visitation schedules, and decision-making processes. All of this is accomplished as we also help you manage your own challenging emotions.

How do we support you in the co-parenting process?

No matter your family dynamics, we believe in the power of collaboration and teamwork in co-parenting. Our counselors work with both co-parents, fostering an atmosphere of respect, empathy, and shared responsibility. We help you develop a co-parenting relationship built on open communication, cooperation, and mutual support. The best interests of your children is our priority in all aspects of co-parenting support, which means we help you make decisions and create a co-parenting dynamic that serves the well-being and happiness of your children. 

We offer co-parenting education to help you understand the dynamics, challenges, and strategies involved in successful co-parenting. The skills and resources we share provide valuable insights into effective co-parenting techniques, child development, and building resilience in children.

In situations where conflicts require additional support, our counselors can provide mediation and facilitation services. These services aim to promote productive communication, assist in reaching agreements, and help you navigate complex co-parenting issues with the guidance of a neutral third party.

Getting Started:

Co-parenting support is ultimately about creating an environment that supports your children’s well-being and development. We help you establish a co-parenting dynamic that promotes the emotional, social, and educational growth of your children. Our goal is to empower you to create a nurturing and loving co-parenting relationship that ensures the best possible. Contact our office to discuss your story, answer your questions, and match you with the right counselor for you.

*Focus on the Family  provides you an opportunity to be more intentional about your parenting. Learn to lean on your strengths, and discover areas to grow in, by taking their 7 Traits of Effective Parenting Assessment!

You’ll get to see how you’re doing on these seven research-backed traits:

  • Adaptability
  • Respect
  • Intentionality
  • Love
  • Boundaries
  • Grace & forgiveness
  • Gratitude

They’ll give you a detailed summary on strengths to lean into, as well as practical ways to improve day by day.