Parent and Caregiver Coaching

(Canadian & US Residents Only)

Parenting coaching give parents and caregivers the opportunity to discuss the unique needs of their child one-on-one with a coach versed in both parenting and mental health.

Delivery is through a secure, online platform

A 50 Minute Session: $220

Our coaches at the Institute of Child Psychology will create a customized session that suits the needs of you and/or your child.


Meet our Coaches

Tammy Schamuhn, M.Sc, B.Ed

Tammy is the Co-Founder of the Institute of Child Psychology, is Registered Psychologist with a Masters Degree in Counselling Psychology as well as a Bachelors Degree in Education. She specializes in children with trauma, anxiety, and high conflict-divorce.  Her clinical modalities include play therapy, animal-assisted therapy , EMDR, and Family Systems work. She provides parent coaching*, professional consultation for mental health professionals, play therapy supervision for APT, and is available for corporate trainings & other public speaking events.

Nicolette Bader, M.C., B.A

Nicolette is a parent coach and consultant (in addition to practicing as a mental health therapist in Canada). She is highly trained in mental health concerns of children and teens, and  is eager to share her skills to help parents and professionals navigate moments in their child’s life (or theirs) that elicit big feelings. Nicolette has a background in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Animal-Assisted Therapy and Play Therapy; however, her role as a coach is to provide guidance to caregivers looking for extra support with their parenting or mental health struggles with their child or teen. Nicolette is a mother of two and  who is  knows the importance of self-care, as well as the gratitude required during the struggles of single parenthood; all which include a healthy balance in support and networking between career and relationship pressures.

Tania Johnson M.C. B.A

Tania is a Registered Psychologist and the Co-Founder of ICP.  She completed her undergraduate studies in South-Africa before engaging in a one year, full time internship in Chicago at the Cancer Treatment Centers of America. In 2012, she received my Masters of Counselling from City University of Seattle. During her Master’s degree, I worked both on the front lines and as a counsellor with foster and adoptive families who faced a range of emotional, behavioural and cognitive challenges.

Since completing her degree, she has worked in a private practice setting with children, teens, adults and families. She works primarily from an attachment based perspective. This means that she works with clients to explore how early relationships affect how we come to understand our self, other people and the world.

"I don't think one parent can raise a child. I don't think two parents can raise a child. You really need a whole village."

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