Marin County

600 Fifth Avenue, San Rafael, CA 94901 • 415-491-7959

Parents Place of Marin County offers services for all parents–from workshops on all aspects of parenting to individualized services that support each child’s optimal development. We believe that thriving parents build thriving families.

Upcoming Workshops + Events
Are you getting worn down by morning mayhem, bedtime battles, sibling scuffles, dawdling, and defiance? Do you try to avoid using threats, bribes, and punishments, but find yourself using them anyway just to survive the day? Would you like to have practical and effective methods to make life with children easier and more satisfying? Come learn a proven approach from parent educator and author Julie King in this highly interactive and engaging workshop. You will leave with concrete tools you can use immediately to improve cooperation and good will at home. With Julie King, parent educator and “How to Talk” trainer. 4 week series. Please note: You will need a copy of the book, as it will be referred to during the workshop. You can purchase a copy on Amazon by using this link.  You can also purchase one on the first day of the workshop for $17. Please bring cash or check. [For Parents of Infants & Toddlers: Birth through Preschool][For Parents of Elementary School Aged Kids]
Acquire information and effective skills on how to manage the challenging process of separation/divorce while keeping your child's best interest in mind.  We'll cover important topics such as post-separation parental adjustment, the major factors that affect children's adjustment, how to identify "red flags" for children, when/how to get professional support, parent-child communication, and the co-parenting relationship. With Robbin Rockett, Psy.D. Open to individual parents only, please. NO co-parents in attendance. If you are interested in having both parents attend a class simultaneously please contact Parents Place for recommendations.. [For Parents of Infants & Toddlers: Birth through Preschool][For Parents of Elementary School Aged Kids][For Parents of Pre-Teens & Teenagers]
Mindfulness is all the rage these days but what exactly is it and how can you be a “mindful parent?” In this 2 hour workshop we will answer those questions and teach you how to use this powerful skill in your day-to-day parenting. We will practice mindfulness in class and you will receive many examples of how to be mindful with your children, have a compassionate connection with them, and preserve your equanimity and sanity! You will also learn ways to introduce mindfulness to your children and receive recommendations and resources for learning more about incorporating mindfulness in to your parenting. With Therese Connolly, LCSW. [For Parents of Infants & Toddlers: Birth through Preschool][For Parents of Elementary School Aged Kids][For Parents of Pre-Teens & Teenagers]
Featured Services

Get expert parenting support to help your family flourish at Parents Place.

Our team supports the academic, social, and emotional aspects of learning.

Parents Place offers support for all families, including services for children with special needs.

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Our expert staff is well-equipped to provide your family with the unique services and support you and your family need.