Upcoming Events

Raising an emotionally intelligent child (Workshop)

This workshop, presented by Frances Bilbao (Clinical Psychologist and founder of Mums Matter Psychology), is appropriate for parents of children between 2 years - teenage years. 

Emotion Coaching is based on Dr. John Gottman’s research on emotional intelligence.

Dr. John Gottman’s research has shown that Emotion Coached children:

  • Perform better academically

  • Have fewer behavioral problems

  • Have fewer infectious illnesses

  • Are more emotionally stable

  • Are more resilient

  • Can focus attention and motivate themselves

During this workshop you'll learn:

  • The importance of Emotional Intelligence

  • How to recognise, respond to, and validate what your child is feeling

  • How to be an effective Emotion Coach using the Five Steps of Emotion Coaching with kids of any age

  • Ways to express understanding and empathy

  • How to set limits and problem solve with children

Dates:  Wednesday 16th October

Time:  6:30pm - 8:30pm

Location: Hobson's Bay Civic Centre, 115 Civic Parade, Altona (Meeting Rooms 3 & 4)

Investment: $25 per person

Your partners are also welcome to attend the event. Please book for 2 people if your partner is also attending. To ensure you are able to make the most of the workshop, children are advised to stay at home.