Mindful Parenting and Effective Limit Setting
In this workshop, parents will learn how to effectively and empathically set limits with young children. The concept of mindfulness will be introduced as a tool to help both parents and children work through stressful moments. Parents will leave feeling more confident and with new tools for managing challenging behavior.
Dr. Jeanette Sawyer Cohen, PhD is a licensed clinical psychologist in private practice in Hartsdale, where she specializes in supporting parents of young children. As a child development consultant, “Dr. Jeanette” works to transform child-serving systems to better support social-emotional development. With the New York Center for Child Development, Dr. Jeanette consults to a range of home-based and center-based early care and education settings, where she developed and implemented large-scale screening programs to identify children at risk for behavioral or developmental concerns. As part of her role as Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychology in Pediatrics at NY Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical College, Dr. Jeanette has also worked to build capacity within pediatric primary care to better support young children and their parents. Dr. Jeanette teaches at Columbia University and has conducted research and published on child development and parenting. She provides professional development and parent workshops across Westchester and NYC and is known for her ability to translate research and theory into everyday language.