Coaching Approach to Parenting

Contact Details

Organisation: Koemba
Contact name(s): Val Mullally
Address: 'Epworth'. Woolhara Park, Douglas Road, Cork
Mobile: 087 7609355
Email: [email protected]

Programme Details

Target audience: Parents in general, Parents of children 0-5, Parents of children 6-12, First time parents, People who parent alone, Post separation parents, Fathers, Foster parents, Blended families
Theme/subject matter: General Parenting, First Time Parenting, Behaviour Management, Special Needs, Post-separation parenting, Tailor made courses/workshops on request.
Method of delivery: Group work, Individual/couples support also available on request.
Programme aims: To help parents create families who: Think more clearly; Connect more compassionately; Behave more response-ably; And live more joyfully.
Resources used: Aldort, Naomi (2006) Raising Our Children, Raising Ourselves; Axline, Virginia (1964) Dibs in Search of Self; Faber, Adele & Mazlich, Elaine (1999) How to talk so kids will listen and kids will talk; Gerhardt, Sue (2004) Why Love Matters; Hendrix, Harveill & Hunt (1997) Giving the Love that Heals - How to improve your relationship with your child; Juul, Jesper (1995) Your Competent Child; Kohn, Alfie (2005) Unconditional Parenting; Siegal, Daniel Parenting from the Inside Out; Siegal, Daniel The Whole Brain Child.

About the Facilitator

Name: Val Mullally
Qualifications: MA In Holistic Development, Accredited Relationship Coach, NLP Practitioner, Relationship Theory Educator, FETAC Qualified Trainer.
Experience: Teacher, School Principal, Trainer in Early Education, Siolta, Parent Coaching, Relationship Coach, Parent Coach, Author of 'Parenting Skills' (Barnardos publication:, 'Working with Under Sixes', 'BEHAVE!- what to do when your child won't' (on Kindle in Spring 2014)and regular blog articles on

Location & Duration of the Programme

County Cork
Local venue:  
Other details about the location of the programme: Can be held anywhere in the country as full day courses/workshops
Number of sessions: 6
Frequency of sessions: Weekly
No. of hours per session: 2 hours
When is the programme held? Mornings, Evenings, At weekends, Depends on the needs of the participants
Is childcare available? No

Booking the Programme

How do I book a place on the programme? Self Referral, Online booking is available
Total cost incl. materials: €145