Mindful Parenting course

This practical 6 sessions Mindful parenting course, teaches effective Mindful parenting solutions that reduce parenting stress, improve relationships and create deep and lasting connections with your children.

This course will equip you with knowledge and tools to make Mindful parenting work for you and your family.

You will learn practical tools to:

  • Manage stress and resolve conflicts
  • Increase connection in difficult times
  • Simply enjoy your family more

In collaboration with

The Parenting Place - Renew Your Mind Psychology Practice

Waiheke

Chantal Hofstee
Clinical Psychologist

Dates: Sat 27 + Sun 28 July
Time: 9.30 am – 3.30 pm both days
Duration: full weekend
Location: Waiheke primary school
Cost: $150
Special couples rate: $250 per couple

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Mt Albert

Deanna Wharton
BSc in Psychology

Start date: Wed 7 Aug 2019
Time: 7.30 – 9.00 pm
Duration: six Wednesday evenings
Location: YMCA Mt. Albert
Cost: $150
Special couples rate: $250 per couple

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Greenlane

Shirley Pastiroff
Counsellor

Start date: Wed 14 Aug 2019
Time: 7.30 – 9.00 pm
Duration: six Wednesday evenings
Location: Parenting Place
Cost: $150
Special couples rate: $250 per couple

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Titirangi

Tamsin Norman
BA in Psychology

Start date: Wed 14 Aug 2019
Time: 7.30 – 9.00 pm
Duration: six Wednesday evenings
Location: Green bay primary school
Cost: $150
Special couples rate: $250 per couple

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Glendowie

Shirley Pastiroff
Counsellor

Start date: Thu 15 Aug 2019
Time: 7.30 – 9.00 pm
Duration: six Thursday evenings
Location: Glendowie Primary School, 217 Riddell Rd
Cost: $150
Special couples rate: $250 per couple

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OUR FACILITATORS

Chantal

SHIRLEY PASTIROFF

Counsellor, Mindful parenting course facilitator and mother of 5.

Shirley is one of New Zealand’s leading Mindful parenting teachers. She is on a mission to help parents take control of their stress and transform their families to become stronger and more connected using researched based mindfulness techniques that have transformed her own family life.

DEANNA WHARTON

BSc in Psychology, Mindful parenting course facilitator and mother of 2.

Deanna’s unique journey to mindful parenting and knowledge of psychology makes her the perfect course facilitator. She is on a mission to help parents take control of their stress and mental health and become the parents they want to be.

CHANTAL HOFSTEE

Clinical Psychologist, Mindful parenting course facilitator and mother of 2.

Being a parent is perhaps our most important and most difficult job ever and Chantal believes there is a great need for honest and non-judgemental parenting conversations and she has a passion for teaching others the stress reducing, parenting techniques she uses on a daily basis.

TAMSIN NORMAN

BA in Psychology, Life coach, Mindful parenting course facilitator and mother of 1.

Tamsin is passionate about mindful parenting and sharing the RYM mindful parenting strategies that have greatly benefitted her family dynamics with other parents and caregivers to equip them to reduce parenting stress and build strong connections with their children.

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A Mindful Mum

Mindfulness took me on a surprising journey to becoming a more mindful person and radically changed not just my own life, but especially my parenting.

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Shirley’s Top 3 Tips

Mindfulness is to be present in a kind and non judgemental way. When it comes to parenting these are my top 3 tips to add a bit of mindfulness to your parenting.

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Raising Confident Kids

Imagine that you are feeling upset about something and are explaining this to your partner or a close friend. They respond by saying “you are not upset, you are fine.”

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