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Playful Cooperation – From Raising With Compassion Parenting Workshops

By Sogol Kafi, M.A., RP.

Registered Psychotherapist & Certified Aware Parenting Instructor

About the Workshop

Would you like to bring more peace and joy to your home, without frequently feeling stuck in a power struggle with your child? Would you like to learn alternatives to time-out, to help your child cooperate in a more joyful way? Would you like to learn more effective ways of responding to your child’s misbehavior? Most importantly, would like to form a deeper connection to your child that is long lasting? If you answered yes to any of the above questions, I invite you to join me on this one day intensive parenting workshop.

In this workshop, you will be provided with many practical tools based on a relational approach to parenting (Attachment Theory), current research in neuroscience and psychotherapy. This way, you will be supported to find a way to your child’s heart, form a deeper connection and resolve conflicts peacefully.

Participants will learn

  • Underlying reasons for behavior problems
  • Why specific kinds of play can reduce behavior problems
  • Practice various forms of play
  • Explore childhood feelings about play

Learning outcome: Use play to solve children’s behavior problems and strengthen the parent/child connection.

About the presenter

This workshop is offered by Sogol Kafi, who is a mother and a registered Psychotherapist in Ontario and offers psychotherapy and counselling services to adults and parents of young children. Sogol Kafi, has had clinical experience with a diverse population across public and private practice in Ottawa, Ontario for over a decade and runs local parenting support groups based on aware parenting and democratic discipline. In addition to clinical experience, Sogol is a part-time lecturer at Algonquin College at the faculty of Human Psychology and Crisis Management. As well, Sogol is passionate about raising children with compassion and teaches preventative approaches to mental illness, as a psychotherapist and a certified aware parenting instructor to parents, teachers and therapists.

Date: Sunday, Oct 27th, 2019 from 12:30 pm. to 3:30 pm.

Cost: Early Bird before Oct 15th, $60.00 and After Oct 15th, $80.00

Location: TBA (will be emailed to you a week before the workshop)

How to register: Please reserve your spot as numbers are limited by sending an email to

Phone: (613)884-7692

Methods of payment: Email transfer, cash or cheque written for Sogol Kafi

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