Raising an Emotionally Intelligent Child

Parenting tools that ensure a child’s emotional health.

Parenting tools that ensure a child’s emotional health.


Emotion Coaching:

South Tampa Therapy offers a five-step method that builds emotional intelligence and creates positive, long-lasting effects for children of all ages. Our approach is an outstanding solution-focused approach and resource for parents and caregivers! Learn how to coach children to regulate their emotional world to increase self-confidence, improve school performance, and contribute to greater physical health and conducive social relationships. We offer support for parents and children of all ages. Raising an emotionally intelligent child will enrich the bonds between parent and child and contribute immeasurably to the development of a generation of emotionally healthy adults.

We adhere to renowned research when it comes to choosing theories and approaches. Dr. Gottman draws on his studies of extensive research to zero in on the parenting techniques that ensure a child’s emotional health. “Raising an Emotionally Intelligent Child” translates into an easy, five-step Emotion Coaching process to help parents:

  1. Be aware of a child’s emotions

  2. Recognize emotional expression as an opportunity for intimacy and teaching

  3. Listen empathetically and validate a child’s feelings

  4. Label emotions in words a child can understand

  5. Help a child discover appropriate ways to solve a problem or deal with an upsetting situation

Make an appointment and we will collaborate and map out a plan based on your family’s unique needs to support your kids through life’s ups and downs in a way that builds confidence and helps them grow socially, emotionally, and intellectually.