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“For a second…”

February 7th, 2013

by: 17-year-old House Calls Counseling client* For a second… The feeling is indescribable. My heart is racing faster with each breath. For a second… I’ve never felt so alive. I’ve never felt so vulnerable. My face… It smiles no matter how much I try to hold back.  You’ve made my soul awaken with pure beauty……

Sometimes “Our Stuff” Isn’t Ours!

December 5th, 2012

By: Candice Wu with Billy Kaplan I’m sitting diagonally from an adolescent…and of course, she doesn’t want to talk to me. I was ready with empathy and acceptance. I reminded myself to be curious. I had playfulness in my back pocket. And… shrug, eye roll, shrug. Guarded glare. Shrug, shrug, shrug. (Sigh.) My attempts to…..

Blast in the New Year With Parenting in Space 2013

November 28th, 2012

   Check out all the great things you will learn at the conference!  It’s coming quickly…. Early Registration for Parenting in Space is still available until December 31st!  Image Credits: Italian Science Fiction Pulp Art,

Healing Through Holding

October 31st, 2012

Wendy Kovacs, LMFT, House Calls Counseling Therapist So today I was faced with a classic decision while with a client… to pick a battle or not.  A moment that therapeutic parents face at least a thousand times each day. I weighed my options.  I thought about my energy level and her parent’s energy levels.  I…..

The Power of Movement in Healing

October 31st, 2012

Some parents have found positive changes in their children with Rhythmic Movement Training or Neurological Reorganization when feel that they have tried everything. A child goes through a series of important stages in their first years of life to develop movement, reflexes, sensory connections, balance, and coordination which create the foundation for a child’s neurological functioning. If there is…..

October Newsletter

October 10th, 2012

Meltdowns and Hearts Melting, De-Stressing, Parenting for Attachment, Rhythmic Movement Training, and more, in our October Newsletter!  Oh, oh, oh, and the Parenting in SPACE Conference registration details too!

Don’t Just Get Wet…

April 4th, 2012


Want to Hear Some Music That is Out-this-World?

April 1st, 2012


When You Gotta Go…

March 14th, 2012


Introduction to Parenting in SPACE Workshop 2/11/12

February 3rd, 2012

“An Introduction to Parenting in SPACE” is a workshop which guides parents to move from traditional parenting techniques to the SPACE of Therapeutic Parenting – Safety, Support, Structure, Supervision, Playfulness, Acceptance, Curiosity and Empathy.  The next workshop is 2/12/12 from 1:00 to 4:00 pm in Wilmette.  For more information go to