Temperament and Parenting

Temperament: Professional Providers

In Canada
Kate Andersen, M.Ed.

Parent educator in British Columbia, Canada. Kate is offering individual and group counseling and education to parents and caregivers of children aged 2 to 12 years of age. She has special expertise in temperament challenges and in managing temperament-related behavior. Kate also has a great deal of knowledge about disabilities and chronic illnesses in children and adults. She also welcomes inquiries from parents and caregivers dealing with typical, everyday behavioral and emotional issues. Telephone: (604) 241-9855.

US Providers Sean C. McDevitt, PhD

A child psychologist in the Phoenix/Paradise Valley areas using temperament assessment and parent guidance in addition to traditional practice techniques. Email:smcd@b-di.com. Information about services at 602-997-6635.

Ruth Jaeger, LCSW

An experienced temperament counselor, also offers individual, marital and family psychotherapy and consultation. 1330 Lincoln Avenue #307, San Rafael, CA 94901. Phone: 415-924-0122. Email: ruthjaegerlcsw@yahoo.com

The Temperament Program:

A temperament based community prevention program located in La Grande, Oregon. Offers individual and small group temperament counseling utilizing the psychoeducational curriculum developed by the program, Temperament Talk, experiential presentations and workshops for parents, professionals, schools and workplace. Contact Barb Zukin (541) 962-8835, Email: bzukin@chdinc.org or visit the following website: www.chdinc.org/temperament

The Preventive Ounce:

A parent education and anticipatory guidance program based on temperament principles in Oakland, California. Helen Neville, BS, RN is the Executive Director. 510-654-2018.

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