Listening Mothers

September 29, 2020, 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Event Details

Encompass is excited to offer a new class called Listening Mothers! This eight-week series for mothers and babies between 0 and 6 months will teach new moms the four pillars of the curriculum; mindful self-compassion, self-regulation and attachment, child emotional development and relationships, and gratitude. The science-based curriculum will help you turn the present moment into a positive moment!

This class will be presented by Kim Kanzler, MA, CCC-SLP, Encompass Community Programs Supervisor & Speech-Language Pathologist and Rocio Collado, MSP, Encompass Bilingual Certified Counselor.

Weekly Schedule:

• Week 1: Introduction to the four pillars of Listening Mothers
• Week 2: Exploring baby’s emotional development
• Week 3: Recognizing the importance of being attuned and discuss methods that support that fostering attunement build regulatory circuits in the brain
• Week 4: Exploring ‘falling out of love with baby’ and how elements of Motherhood can lead us to take the ‘low road’ of situational processing
• Week 5: Focusing on the importance of Relationships and Gratitude
• Week 6: Focusing on relationships and gratitude as we transition to parenthood for both parents
• Week 7: Discussing elements of positive partnerships such as creating love maps, nurturing fondness and admiration and turning toward each other
• Week 8: Summarizing all that has been experienced in the 7 sessions

Cost: $195 To discuss scholarship options, please contact Kim Kanzler at

Listening Mothers is brought to Encompass through a collaboration with the Community of Mindful Parenting.

Thank You to Our Community Partners for Their Support

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  • King County Best Starts for Kids logo
  • City of Seattle logo
  • City of North Bend logo
  • City of Snoqualmie logo
  • City of Carnation logo
  • City of Sammamish logo
  • City of Issaquah logo
  • United Way logo
  • NAEYC logo
  • WA State Dept of Children Youth & Families
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