As a grown homeschooler, I understand the importance of having someone you trust with your parenting and educational philosophies.
I have heard too often the story of a homeschooler being told that their struggles could be solved "just by putting their kids in school." For current homeschoolers seeking out a mental health professional, it would be helpful to be able to use your time on the real issues, not on educating your therapist about the benefits and legalities of homeschooling.
I also offer coaching for people just getting started with homeschooling, or are interested in adjusting their educational lifestyle to be focused more on their individual child and their child's interests. If you are overwhelmed by options, by the thought of "how do I get started?" or "what happens if I fail?" please contact me to begin sessions. We will work through logistics and fears in order to best serve your children and your family.
I offer homeschool coaching online, so that you can get straight to the other stuff - knowing I understand your lifestyle background.
Where are sessions held?
Online appointments are wherever you are! The instructions for logging into to "doxy.me" are available once you have scheduled your appointment.
What can I Expect?
Understanding and non-judgmental coaching to help you with difficult transitions, educational decisions, family dynamics, communication, or if anxiety or depression are impacting your homeschooling family.
Our first few sessions will be you giving me your history, telling me about what brought you to therapy, and getting to know each other.
We will quickly jump into talking about your goals, what you'd like to get out of these sessions, and explore your patterns, relationships, boundaries, sense of self-worth, or anything else that comes up for you. I often use collage or other artistic mediums in my practice - but don't let that scare you. You do not need any art experience (or talent) to benefit from the process of creative therapy. I like to send my clients out the door with some sort of intention or focus for the week, and we'll make sure your next appointment is scheduled, and off you go - feeling a little more aware and congruent than you did before.
How much do they cost?
Each 50 minute session is $200, payable by check or cash. I do not take insurance for coaching clients. If you are in California and would like to discuss a Superbill for therapy services, please let me know. Sessions are usually scheduled for 50 minute sessions, once a week, but that changes depending on your needs, schedule, and progress.
What do I need to do to make an appointment?
Go to "make an appointment" and find an opening in my calendar. When you have scheduled, please make the session payment (currently $200 per session) to hold your spot. Go back to royadedeaux.com to find and fill out the forms, email those to me at email@example.com and you are all ready to go!