Making Sense of Kids through Developmental Science  

Deborah provides counselling and educational services to parents and professionals based on the relational-developmental approach of Dr. Gordon Neufeld. She is on Faculty at the Neufeld Institute and presents on all of the Neufeld material. Deborah is a dynamic teacher and experienced counsellor with over 20 years experience in educational and mental health settings. She loves to take developmental science and make it applicable to everyday life in the home and classroom.

The underlying purpose of all services is to put adults in the driver’s seat by making sense of kids from the inside out. From everyday questions to complex problems, strategies for making headway with a child or teen is grounded in a rich developmental framework.  When Deborah isn’t counselling, presenting or teaching she can be found writing.

Counselling Services

Counselling services are for adults who want to make sense of a child or adolescent. Counselling Services»

Presentations and Courses

Presentation and course descriptions for parent groups, educators, child care providers, and health professionals. Presentations and Courses»

Kid's Best Bet Articles

Articles, podcasts, and interviews on child and adolescent topics based on the relational-developmental approach of Gordon Neufeld. Articles »