Safe and Sound Protocol (SSP)

What is SSP? The Safe & Sound Protocol (SSP), backed by clinical trials and real-world evidence, informed by Dr. Stephen Porges’ Polyvagal Theory reduces sound sensitivities and improves auditory processing, behavioral state regulation, and social engagement...

Environment and the Seven Senses

We all know by now that the environment plays an important role in mental health. What you may not know is what is going on inside that creates that feeling of calmness or tension. Our living bodies are taking in information all the time. Neuroception allows our...
Hi Ho! It’s Off To School We Go!

Hi Ho! It’s Off To School We Go!

Parents all over are preparing children for school.  For some, children will be going to back to the classroom and some will be learning online. Whatever method, now is the time to strengthen the Four Pillars of Security- just remember P.P.R.R. (People, Places,...

S.A.V.E.R.S.

Wake up to S.A.V.E.R.S. by Hal Elrond as part of you daily routine! 30 minutes to start your day! Spend 5 minutes with each of these disciplines per day. Silence Affirmations Visualization Exercise Read Scribing Need more support? Dr Pam can help with telehealth...

Keep The Main Things The Main Things

Summer is coming to an end and the new fall routines are starting. Now is the time to reflect on Main Things. These can be different depending on your family culture and values. Remember, don’t let the small stuff elevate to Main Things status. In families, as...
Parenting Decisions and Court

Parenting Decisions and Court

She holds her head in her hands as she thinks about the parenting decisions she must make as court looms. “They just can’t go over there anymore! It isn’t safe!” Chewing her nails, she considers the options her lawyer laid out for her: 1. engage a therapist for long...
Good Enough Parent: A Book Review

Good Enough Parent: A Book Review

Are you a good enough parent? What parent doesn’t ask him or herself this question hundreds times. I know I did as a parent and I sometimes still do as a parent of adult children and  grandparent of six young ones. Was I good enough at laying the foundation for my...
Successful Parent/Teacher Conferences!

Successful Parent/Teacher Conferences!

Let’s face it! A Parent/Teacher Conference due to problem behaviors at school can leave parents feeling #frustrated, #gut-wrenching, #parentfailure. Let me help you shift that dread to a feeling of opportunity and optimism. No matter how you, the parent, did in school...