Parent Training Blog

parenting, family, togetherness, father, daughter

March 12th, 2019

Whose Children Are They?

By: Dr. Thomas Gordon

Many parents justify strong attempts to mold their children into a preconceived pattern by saying, “After all, they are my […]

Read More

parenting, kids, children,

February 12th, 2019

Parents, Are Your Values and Beliefs the Only True Ones?

By: Dr. Thomas Gordon

While parents are obviously older and more experienced than their children,it is frequently less obvious that their particular experience or […]

Read More

parenting, blog, family

January 14th, 2019

Parenting Resources For You

By: Michelle Adams

Happy New Year to you!  The new year is always a good time to take inventory of your life, your […]

Read More

parenting, screen time, problem solve

November 13th, 2018

How Can PET Help Parents and Children Cooperate to Solve the “Screen Time” Dilemma?

By: Marie Bryson

If you feel your smartphone, tablet, or watch is in danger of becoming an extension of your body, you aren’t […]

Read More

parenting, family, kids

October 22nd, 2018

How Do Parents Show Acceptance?

By: Dr. Thomas Gordon

It is one thing for a parent to feel acceptance toward a child; it is another thing to make that […]

Read More

September 10th, 2018

What Are the Roadblocks to Helping Your Child?

By: Dr. Thomas Gordon

By:  Dr. Thomas Gordon  (excerpted from the P.E.T. Participant Workbook, 2017 edition) Throughout our lives, we have learned a variety […]

Read More

parenting, values, child

August 8th, 2018

What are Values and What Do We Do When They Clash?

By: Michelle Adams

Okay so first of all, what are values?  Let’s define them first. Values Values are things are you see as […]

Read More

gordon parent effectiveness

July 9th, 2018

Parent Effectiveness Training – the Grand Surprise

By: Michelle Adams

By:   Dr. Thomas Gordon (excerpted from the preface from his P.E.T. book) The model that I developed and describe […]

Read More

Parenting Austistic

June 11th, 2018

How Parents of High Functioning Autistic Children Experience Gordon’s P.E.T.

By: Eleni Maria Katsoura

“For many people, childbirth can be a trigger to a transitional phase.  Parenthood, as a newly-acquired configuration, however rewarding it […]

Read More

behavior window problem ownership parenting

May 24th, 2018

What Do We Mean by “Problem Ownership” in P.E.T.?

By: Linda Adams

President of GTI (excerpted from the P.E.T. Participant Workbook) In your relationship with your child, you will have one of […]

Read More