Mindful Parents at Spanish House

Led by Kristin Bemis 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
April 4th, 2018

Being a parent is a 24/7 job that taxes our mental and emotional capacities, even on a good day. We are quick to make time for the needs of our children, but can fall short on making time for our own self-care. Parents are the cogs that keep the household running and your self-care is essential. Come to this workshop to learn some adaptive brain-based strategies for managing your child’s emotions as well as carving out some time for reflection and mindfulness for yourself.


Kristin Bemis is a Licensed Professional Counselor and Registered Play Therapist who specializes in providing play therapy for children and pre-teens with emotional and behavioral difficulties. She received her Master’s Degree in Counseling from the University of North Texas, and her Bachelor’s in Psychology from Texas A&M University. Kristin provides parent consultation in her work with families and believes strongly in empowering the parents and caregivers in a child’s system. Having provided therapeutic services at Children’s Medical Center Dallas for over 10 years, Kristin has extensive experience treating children and adolescents with medical needs. This is where she developed her passion and skills to integrate mindfulness practices into her work. Additionally, she served on the Texas Association for Play Therapy executive board of directors and is active in presenting at the local, state, national, and international levels. Kristin has published several scholarly works in related fields, and believes strongly in the power of meditation and mindfulness to improve client outcomes.

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