Positive Discipline for Parenting in Recovery: A Guide to Help Recovering Parentsby Jane Nelsen, Lynn Lott, Riki Intner
How can parents who have taken their first step toward recovery begin to heal the frayed relationship with their children? Parenting and recovery experts Jane Nelsen, Riki Intner, and Lynn Lott help parents take charge of their lives and make positive changes to bring health and healing to the whole family. Parents in recovery learn, one step at a time, how to create order and consistency in their relationship with their children.
Positive Discipline for Parenting in Recovery shows families how to build toward a positive future, focusing on topics such as:
Start Where You Are and Keep It Simple
Build Closeness and Trust Through Emotional Honesty
Connect with Outside Support Groups
Break Old Patterns of Co-Dependence
Learn Healthy Communication Skills
?Guides parent with lots of encouragement, practical, manageable steps, and ways to handle the guilt and shame from the past. . . . (The) authors give specific, well-illustrated ways to build closeness and trust, break old patterns of co-dependence, establish routines, and learn healthy communication skills. . . . Even parents not in recovery can benefit.?Healthy Kids Quarterly
About the Authors
Jane Nelsen, Ed. D. is coauthor of the bestseller, Raising Self-Reliant Children in a Self-Indulgent World.
Riki Intner,M.A., M.F.C.C., and Lynn Lott, M.A., M.F.C.C., practice at Summerfield Counseling and Education Services in Santa Rosa, California.
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