Consulting

Every child has her own unique pace of social and emotional development, which is nurtured by her parents and caregivers. However, there are milestones in children’s social and emotional development, which are usually accomplished during specific age ranges.

I am an early childhood mental health consultant currently contracted with South Shore Community Action (Head Start) I am a professional licensed mental health counselor who also has knowledge, and experience related to working with young children (birth to five) and their families.

I have led several workshops ranging in subjects:

  • Bully Free Parent Strategies
  • Developmental Milestones in Children and Adolescents
  • Wellness Seminar (How to promote Self Care)
  • How to Cope with Challenging Behaviors
As an early childhood mental health consultant I promote healthy growth in young children’s social and emotional development by guiding and supporting the caregivers and parent’s in the child’s life to recognize, understand and support social and emotional development. I am able to achieve this by having a firm grasp of social and emotional milestones and I support strategies and am confident and competent in modeling and coaching others to use similar practices. I can help identify and work in partnership with families and caregivers to remediate problems that surface. By understanding the characteristics of development and what is typical for children at different ages, I can help families, caregivers, and teachers nurture each child’s growth. I also assure worried parents that certain behaviors are a normal part of growing up.

Alternatively, I am able to recognize and respond sensitively to any potential concerns regarding a child’s social and emotional development. When problems arise, I am a valuable resource for children and families.

Contact

Email Me

Phone:
781-733-6044

Office:
720 Washington Street,
Hanover, MA 02339

What Clients Are Saying

17-year-old female

"Counseling has taught me how to more effectively manage my stress and how to identify negative thoughts and change them into more positive thoughts."

17-year-old female
Cynthia Garrett Coaching
2017-10-26T14:11:42+00:00
"Counseling has taught me how to more effectively manage my stress and how to identify negative thoughts and change them into more positive thoughts." 17-year-old female

Male, 48

"I found talking to someone who was on the 'outside' of my problems and my circle of family & friends a great help. I wished I had done it a lot sooner than I did. I would highly recommend anyone to take this route because even now two years on I still take time out to refer back to my sessions with Cynthia when a problem occurs in my life."

Male, 48
Cynthia Garrett Coaching
2017-10-26T14:13:40+00:00
"I found talking to someone who was on the 'outside' of my problems and my circle of family & friends a great help. I wished I had done it a lot sooner than I did. I would highly recommend anyone to take this route because even now two years on I still take time out to refer back to my sessions with Cynthia when a problem occurs in my life." Male, 48

Together 10 years

"Cynthia has provided us with a collaborative and supportive environment in which to explore the conflicts in our marriage. Her approach to couples therapy has helped us improve our communication, our understanding of ourselves, and our ability to articulate shared goals for our partnership and how to reach them. Cynthia challenges us without pitting us against one another and without being confrontational. She is gracious, patient, kind, thoughtful and compassionate and her guidance has been invaluable to us."

Together 10 years
Cynthia Garrett Coaching
2017-10-26T14:14:42+00:00
"Cynthia has provided us with a collaborative and supportive environment in which to explore the conflicts in our marriage. Her approach to couples therapy has helped us improve our communication, our understanding of ourselves, and our ability to articulate shared goals for our partnership and how to reach them. Cynthia challenges us without pitting us against one another and without being confrontational. She is gracious, patient, kind, thoughtful and compassionate and her guidance has been invaluable to us." Together 10 years

Mother of an 18-year-old female

"My daughter learned how to relax in stressful situations, how to manage her time better, and how to put more effort into creating healthy relationships. You helped her mature and make responsible decisions on her own. Since she has started college, she hasn't had any anxiety and is very successful in her new surroundings. Thank you for helping keep her on track. She loved each and every session with you, and we couldn't be happier with the young adult she's grown to be!"

Mother of an 18-year-old female
Cynthia Garrett Coaching
2017-10-26T14:28:10+00:00
"My daughter learned how to relax in stressful situations, how to manage her time better, and how to put more effort into creating healthy relationships. You helped her mature and make responsible decisions on her own. Since she has started college, she hasn't had any anxiety and is very successful in her new surroundings. Thank you for helping keep her on track. She loved each and every session with you, and we couldn't be happier with the young adult she's grown to be!" Mother of an 18-year-old female

Together 15 years

"We can now communicate with each other in ways that allow us to get to the root of a problem while maintaining a relationship based on trust and respect. We are grateful for her help and insights, and look forward to continuing to work with her to continue to strengthen our bond."

Together 15 years
Cynthia Garrett Coaching
2017-10-26T14:29:43+00:00
"We can now communicate with each other in ways that allow us to get to the root of a problem while maintaining a relationship based on trust and respect. We are grateful for her help and insights, and look forward to continuing to work with her to continue to strengthen our bond." Together 15 years
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