As a mother and a psychotherapist, I strongly believe in the prevention aspect of mental illness. Aware Parenting provides tangible tools that promote children’s emotional well-being. This approach is based on current research and is founded by Aletha Solter, Ph.D., a Swiss American developmental psychologist. According to Dr. Aletha Solter, parents who adopt this approach raise children who are more cooperative, connected, drug-free, non-violent and competent. I am certified Aware Parenting Instructor by Aware Parenting Institute, Goleta, California, USA.
As a certified Aware Parenting instructor Sogol supports the therapeutic use of play, cry, time-in and laughter to promote more secure basis in children. Sogol does not encourage, punishment, rewards, time-outs and sleep training babies and infants.
Sogol offers workshops and support groups for parents on various topics such as