Parent Coaching

Help when you need it most.

Navigating the challenges of parenting a child with a behavioral or mental health issue can be a daunting and isolating process.

 

Our coaches assist you with:

  • Early intervention

  • Exploring the IEP process

  • Navigating residential treatment

  • Charting your own work

  • Sustaining treatment gains

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How do Coaching Sessions work?

Willows offers flexible, sliding scale parent coaching.

  • Sessions are 1-hour in length

  • Easy to schedule at your convenience

  • Meet "face-to-face" using Zoom

  • Identify next steps

  • Includes text / email support

You don't have to do it alone.

Our coaches work collaboratively with you to:

  • Troubleshoot specific challenges

  • Regain confidence in your parenting

  • Set age-appropriate limits and boundaries

  • Prepare for home visits & the transition home

  • Highlight your family's strengths

We'll help you shift your family dynamics to a healthier place.

We’ve been through this journey ourselves. We are ready to support you in your unique process with your child.

Meet Our Coaches

Meet Sarah MacKay Lynch

A certified parent coach, Sarah has experienced firsthand the heartbreak of watching her teenage daughter travel the peaks and valleys of a residential treatment program. Her passion for helping families heal stems directly from her belief in the transformational power of this journey. The work is worth it.

Meet Jan Rao

Jan is the founder of Willows in the Wind and a regular support group leader in Los Altos. Jan has two successfully launched young adult daughters and is a certified parent coach.

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