Beth Miller, M.Ed., Certified Parent Coach
What about training and qualifications?
Beth has a Bachelor of Science in Special Education from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio and a Masters of Education in School Counseling from Loyola University of Chicago. Beth began her career as a high school teacher and counselor, then spent 15 years as Parent Counselor and Program Director at Tuesday's Child, a non-profit agency in Chicago which provides education and support for parents and children with behavioral or developmental challenges.
Beth received her Parent Coach Certification® through the Parent Coaching Institute. Founded by Gloria DeGaetanto, the PCI is and the only graduate level training program in the United States that offers certification in parent coaching. Beth completed instructor training and certification through Action for Children to teach The Art of Positive Parenting (TAPP) with a focus on teaching parents valuable skills in positive communication, effective discipline, conflict resolution and problem solving.
What if I don't live in the Chicago area?
Beth can meet with you via phone or Skype if you do not live in the Chicago area. Beth will work with you to schedule appointments that are convenient for you and your family.
How does coaching differ from therapy?
Coaching differs from counseling and therapy in its concentration on the current situation. It does not delve into the past, work through a crisis or seek to diagnose. Coaching focuses on creating change through education, guidance, and the implementation of effective tools.
Do you work with separated or divorced couples?
Personalized coaching is an effective way for parents who are separated or divorced to work together to create structure and cohesion for their children. Beth helps parents clarify their desires for co-parenting and implement strategies to help their children navigate two households.
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