Peer Relationships Counselling in Langley
Dr. Michael Dadson (Mike Dadson), explains “before a relationship between individuals can be understood, it is important to recognize and acknowledge that each person has different life experiences, coping skills, reactions or a response to various situations or stressors in their life”.
Further, there are times in life,different opinions, ideas, opportunities, tragedies or adversities can negatively affect your social relationships . When this happens it is not uncommon to develop maladaptive patterns. These are negative communication patterns resulting from the need to adapt or adjust after a sickness, a trauma event, a major change in life, or habits from childhood.
During counselling with Dr. Mike Dadson, you can learn adaptive behaviors to change these old negative patters, responses or reactions, productive ways of coping and responding. With adequate coping skills, you have the opportunity for happier and more fulfilling relationships. Dr. Dadson can provide options through counselling to support this change.
Dr. Michael Dadson is dedicated to helping his clients deal with and overcome their difficult experiences and challenges in life.
5 Links that Explain the Importance of Peer Relationships:
- Family Adversity, Positive Peer Relationships, and Children’s Externalizing Behavior: A Longitudinal Perspective on Risk and Resilience M. Criss( 2002) et al.,|Child Development |doi.org/10.1111/1467-8624.00468
- Pathways of peer relationships from childhood to young adulthood, |J.Lansford(2014)et al.,|Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology
- Positive Peer Relationships|Greater Good in Education
- Early Childhood Mental Health, Center on the Developing Child at Harvard University|InBrief:
- Daniel Siegel: Why Teens Turn from Parents to Peers|Greater Good Science Center