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Reflective parents ‘pay it forward’ to their kids

Reflective Parenting emphasizes Reflective Thinking– a powerful communication tool that underlies all healthy parent-child relationships. Reflective thinking is the multi-purpose human capacity for Understanding others Understanding our self Being able to self-regulate: emotions, behaviors, impulses. Being a Reflective Parent is the only way to teach your child how to be a Reflective Thinker! Benefits of being a Reflective…... READ MORE

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Keeping the Mind in Mind

Skill #4 Reflect on the meaning of the behavior, your child’s and yours. Reflecting means: understanding that people’s outward behavior is motivated by something in the mind- such as emotions, intentions, beliefs, desires, plans and goals. Because every person’s mind is separate, private and has its own unique perspective… Being reflective requires: Trying to understand your child’s…... READ MORE



As a psychiatrist and psychoanalyst, I have been in private practice for over 35 years, with a special interest in parents and couples.


November 16, 2017
  • Reflect to Connect: The What, Why and How of Relationship Building With Your Child November 16, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm PS1 Pluralistic School 1225 Broadway , CA 90404, Santa Monica, CA, 90004

    Reflect to Connect: The What, Why and How of Relationship Building With Your Child: Regina Pally will talk about her book, ‘The Reflective Parent: How to do less and relate more with your kids’ at PS1, Pluralistic School. 

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