Parent Effectiveness Training – during the current times I am unable to run courses in person.  In accordance with Thomas Gordon International’s wishes I am currently running a “book club” going through the P.E.T textbook.  

– to sign up or for more information contact: marymaclachlan04@gmail.com or 07790 368117

  • Tuesday evening 6pm – 1 hour session on-line
  • Wednesday morning 10.30-12.30 on-line (2hr session)
  • Thursday morning 9.30 – 12.30 in person.  West Didsbury, Manchester location TBA  (3 hour sessions)
  • Thursday evenings 6-8pm on-line.  (2 hour session)
The course will look at (amongst other things):
  • why we find certain behaviour acceptable or unacceptable depending on the time/place/person,
  • training in active listening to develop authentic and empathic understanding,
  • declarations that help avoid conflict,
  • problem solving with no judgment but meeting needs and being creative,
  • how to become a trusted consultant to children
  • providing opportunities for children to develop independence.

Parent Support: Non violent communication and Parent Effectiveness Training.  I run the full 24 hour Parent Effectiveness Training over weekends, single days or a 12/24 week course of sessions.

I run drop in parental support groups working in a problem solving way as we discuss the challenges that are live for us in the moment.

1:1 Support for parents.  I can offer on-line or in person support to parents.  The first session is free and thereafter we can create a plan together agreeing a course of sessions to meet the needs and review at the end of each course.  The support can be to tackle a specific challenge or to explore a change of strategy as the current one is not satisfying for anyone involved.