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A ‘Better’ Model for parenting Counseling
Our therapies are 100% online and are conducted via video call or messaging. So, feel free to take sessions wherever, whenever you need it
As per your story and case, we assign the best counsellors experienced in parenting issues. They work with you proactively to understand and address the root cause of your parenting issues, hopelessness and persistent sadness.
Affordable & Effective
We believe that therapies should be driven more by “Need” than “ability to pay”. Our online sessions are 90% less expensive than face-to-face therapy. Online counseling starts at just $10.
Parenting Self Care
We provide you continuous parenting help with self-care tools, mental healing videos, chat groups, child exercises / role plays and more. Our therapists are available 24/7 via messages to provide care, whenever and wherever you need it.
Best parenting Counseling, Now in Your Pocket
Our therapists or counselors are available in all parts of the world, accessible via an easy-to-use mobile application. Our matching experts take your preferences into consideration and connect you with therapists specialized in parenting issues. Movever, there are hundreds of free self help tools on our app, available 24×7.
How it works
After filling out our questionnaire, you will be matched with a parenting counselor based on your needs and preferences. You and your counselor will get your own secure and private “therapy room” where you can message your counselor at any time wherever you are. You can also schedule a session so speak live with your counselor over video or phone.
You can write or talk about parenting, the things going on in your life, ask questions, and discuss the challenges you’re facing and your counselor will provide feedback, insights, and guidance. Together you’ll work towards making a positive change in your life, accomplishing your goals, and overcoming your parenting.
Signup for parenting counseling
Just fill up a 5-minute online form to tell us about your parenting issues and treatment expectations.
Meet your Therapist
Based on your preferences and neet, we will connect you with Depression counselors that are available 24/7 to you via call or chat.
Connect to our app
Heal yourself with video or chat counseling sessions available in the app. Access helpful self-care tools on our app to help you heal your depression, and take control of your life
Meet the best parenting Therapists
MantraCare psychologists help you counter parenting through a combination of positive conversations, exercises, and role plays. Our parenting therapy services are better than traditional face-to-face counseling in multiple ways:
- Over 500 counselors & therapists with expertise in parenting and other areas
- All counselors are licensed, trained, accredited and highly experienced
- Match with an available counselor who is the best fit for your parenting needs
- Unlimited private one on one communication with your therapist
- Gain access to constructive, educational group webinars on parenting
A Guide on Parenting
The word parenting is widely used by most of us but only few of us actually understand it. Parenting is one of the biggest responsibilities that life brings to you. You can call parenting a process that prepares your child for life. Most of us find problems at some or the other when it comes to nurturing them.
What is good parenting?
A good parenting is characterised by consistency and routine in its first place. Matching up with their expectations and needs while keeping them disciplined and controlled is all what good parenting can be called. Good parenting, in general, accounts the following points:
- Building resilience
What is parenting counseling?
Parenting counseling is a valuable and important service offering you rational, emotional, unbiased guidance and help where you need to meet up the expectations of your children and family as a whole.
Once your child has crossed a certain age where you have guided them with walking, talking and eating, you further move on to teach them life lessons. Some of them might include:
- Holding up a conversation
- Dealing with challenges
- Solving conflicts
- Making decisions
For all these to turn up with best outcomes, people go for parenting counseling. Because taking care of the child is not the only aspect one focuses on a particular point of time.
Types of Parenting Style
No children come with manuals, making it difficult for parents to handle and raise them. While some are lenient as parents, others are strict. There are a few of the parenting styles one can go for, namely, permissive, authoritative, neglectful, and authoritarian. Each of these styles has different impacts on a child’s behaviour and development in terms of responsiveness and demandingness let’s dive into these four one by one:
This style of parenting is more towards being friends than just parenting seriously with set rules. Such parenting focuses more on avoiding conflicts and often bows to their children’s pleas at the first sign of distress. Parents into this parenting style usually allow their children to do what they want and pose limited or little direction and guidance.
Some of the common traits of permissive counseling includes:
- Low demandingness
- High responsiveness
- Open communications
- Less direction giving
- No rules and expectations enforcing
- Allowing kids decide on their own
Authoritative parents are said to be nurturing, supportive and often in tune with their children’s needs. They practice open and honest discussions to guide their children to teach values and reasoning. Kids having authoritative parents tend to be more self-disciplined and can think for themselves.
Some of the common traits of authoritative parenting are:
- High demandingness
- High responsiveness
- Setting clear rules, regulations and expectations
- Communicating frequently with kids
- Considering children’s thoughts
- Giving space for natural consequences.
Also referred to as uninvolved parenting, this style of parenting is characterized by an overall feeling of indifference. The parents are hardly engaged with children, and rules implementations are rare in such cases. Parents following this style are careless and cold towards their kids, intentionally or unintentionally.
The common traits of neglectful parenting are:
- Low responsiveness
- Low demandingness
- Offering little guidance and attention
- Struggling with one’s own needs and relationships
- Letting kids fend for themselves
- Being indifferent to kid’s needs and expectations
This comes under a very rigid and stiff parenting style. Parents use stern discipline which they name as “ tough love”. Such parents don’t consider their children’s input or feedback while talking.
The traits of authoritarian parenting are as follows:
- High demandingness
- Low responsiveness
- Enforcing strict rules
- Hardly considering kid’s feelings and emotions
- Imposing unnecessary rules without any justifications
- Practicing one-way communication.
Biggest Parenting Mistakes
Parents are in a position of authority and trust. They should be setting good examples for their children, not making parenting mistakes that could harm them later on down the road. Here is my list of parenting guidance for their children:
- Not trying to fix problems
- Not following through if your kids do something wrong
- Spilling secrets
- Not supporting their dreams
- Never taking your kids seriously or listening
- Never giving them consequences
- Not teaching the difference between right and wrong
- Not teaching them to be social
- Teaching kids there is no such thing as “fair”
- Not disciplining kids
- Not setting rules and limits.
Good Parenting Tips
The recipe for good parenting is not just one thing but a combination of lots of things all working together. Good parents will take the time to look at their own lives too as they’ll know that good parenting starts with themselves.
- Boost your child’s esteem
- Praise their good behavior
- Set rules and limits
- Avoid criticism
- Maintain good relationships
- Don’t neglect your child’s feelings
- Become role models
- Be supportive of your child’s choices
- Build good communication
10,000+ Happy Parenting Counseling patients
“Mantra Care is a tremendous resource. It taught me the true meaning of becoming parents and also, how to practice effective and healthy parenthood. Before meeting the experts, I was all in darkness with my family. After taking consultations with parenting experts, i am now able to manage all well.”
Kevin, 1 year on MantraCare
5000+ parenting Counselors from across the world
Our therapists take care of your ‘unique’ needs
Not all mental health problems are the same. Different types of problems require different treatments. At MantraCare, 5000+ therapist’s cover a range of specialities to meet your needs:
Frequently Ask Questions
There is no one-size-fits-all solution when it comes to parenting. With a child’s birth he/she brings different needs and challenges. Meeting them all with efficiency id parenting.
Some of the common traits of good parenting are :
- Boosting your child’s esteem
- Praising their good behavior
- Setting rules and limits
- Avoiding criticism
- Maintaining good relationships
- Not neglecting your child’s feelings
- Becoming role models
- Being supportive of your child’s choices
- Building good communication
One of the most serious complications of major parenting is heart disease and the second is cancer.it can also lead you to face issues with pazin, sexual desire and performance and sleeping disorders.
Parenting can be of following types:
- Permissive Parent
- Authoritative Parent
- Neglectful Parent
- Authoritarian Parent
Good parenting leads to great development of a child’s physical, emotional, behavioral and mental health. There are less chances of disobedience or going off-track for the child.
When parenting and the responsibilities become a major concern, it starts causing troubles in your day-to-day life. You will not be able to concentrate even after trying so hard. You will unnecessarily start feeling tired and will not be able to meet up to the needs of the family.
Online parenting therapy has been proven to have the same effectiveness as in-person therapy. There are multiple reasons why online counselling proves to be better:
No need to travel to a psychologist, sit on the same couch, and talk with the same therapist. Online parenting therapy doesn’t require that you leave the comforts of your home or office. Talk to your therapist in your pajamas, sitting on your bed!
Most of us live hectic, unbalanced lives wherein scheduling a traditional therapy session becomes prohibitive. Online parenting therapy allows you to set the time, location, and initial direction of the therapeutic relationship. It’s freedom that puts you, the client seeking mental health solutions, first.
We offer a vast array of free self-help tools such as stress & anxiety control exercises, relaxation techniques, mindfulness exercises, and helpful blogs. We also offer mental healing videos, chat groups, breathing meditations, and more, available 24/7 at no charge. However, there is a nominal price for parenting counseling. That said, we provide one of the most affordable ways to tackle parenting .
The cost of parenting counseling through MindMantra ranges from $15 to $40 per week. Unlike traditional in-office therapy which can cost over $150 for a single session, your MindMantra membership includes unlimited text, video, as well as audio messaging.