Toddler Temper Cleveland OH

So, what are the terrible twos? Basically, it is about the toddler expressing his new-found independence and wanting control in Cleveland. He wants to stand on his own two feet but is lacking the skills!

Ms. Edith Prendergast
Humanistic Counseling Center
(440) 734-7893
15256 Triskett Rd.
West Park, OH
Credentials
Credentials: LISW
Licensed in Ohio
25 Years of Experience
Problems Served
Addictions/Other (gambling, sex, etc.), Addictions/Substance, Aging, Couple or Marital Issues, Depression, Family Dysfunction, Grief/Loss, Interpersonal Relationships, Trauma/PTSD, Life Transitions
Populations Served
ACOA (Adult Children of Alcoholics), Military/Veterans, Step Families
Membership Organizations
HelpPro.com
Age Groups Served
Adults (26-59), Seniors (60 +)

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Ms. Catherine Morrison
Psychological and Behavioral Consultants
(216) 831-6611
24800 Highpoint Road--Suite B
Beachwood, OH
Credentials
Credentials: MSSA, ACSW, LISW-S
Licensed in Ohio
35 Years of Experience
Problems Served
Addictions/Substance, Aging, Anxiety/Panic Disorders, Behavioral Problems, Depression, Family Dysfunction, Grief/Loss, Interpersonal Relationships, Multicultural Issues, Obsessive/Compulsive Disorder, Parenting Issues, Phobias, Physical Illness/Impairment,
Populations Served
ACOA (Adult Children of Alcoholics), Children of Divorce, Disabled, Alzheimer's, Caregivers, Step Families, Chronic Illness, Cancer Patients, Biracial, Grandparents, Obese or Overweight
Membership Organizations
HelpPro.com
Age Groups Served
Adolescents (13-17), Young Adults (18-25), Adults (26-59), Seniors (60 +)

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Ms. Patricia Embrescia
WellSpring Clinical Counseling, LLC
(440) 669-1941
539 E. Washington Street #11
Chagrin Falls, OH
Credentials
Credentials: MSSA, LISW, LICDC
Licensed in Ohio
13 Years of Experience
Problems Served
Addictions/Other (gambling, sex, etc.), Addictions/Substance, Anxiety/Panic Disorders, Behavioral Problems, Bipolar Disorders, Child Abuse and Neglect, Couple or Marital Issues, Depression, Eating Disorders, Family Dysfunction, Interpersonal Relationships,
Populations Served
ACOA (Adult Children of Alcoholics), Children of Divorce, Caregivers, Step Families
Membership Organizations
HelpPro.com
Age Groups Served
Children (6-12), Adolescents (13-17), Young Adults (18-25), Adults (26-59)

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Mr. Michael Freas
Drs Feldman, Svete, Foerstner, LLC
(440) 510-5100
34950 Chardon Rd Suite 202
Willoughby Hills, OH
Credentials
Credentials: LISW
Licensed in Ohio
33 Years of Experience
Problems Served
Addictions/Substance, Anxiety/Panic Disorders, Attention Deficit (Hyperactivity) Disorder, Behavioral Problems, Bipolar Disorders, Couple or Marital Issues, Depression, Domestic Violence, Family Dysfunction, Grief/Loss, Interpersonal Relationships, Obsessi
Populations Served
ACOA (Adult Children of Alcoholics), Children of Divorce
Membership Organizations
HelpPro.com
Age Groups Served
Adolescents (13-17), Young Adults (18-25), Adults (26-59), Seniors (60 +)

Data Provided by:
Armin, Michael LISW
(440) 461-1334
1450 Som Center Road
Cleveland, OH
 
Insight Learning and Wellness Center
(216) 765-4470
25901 Emery Road, Suite 112
Cleveland, OH
Services
Stress Management, Reiki, Psychotherapy, Physical Exercise, Other, Movement Therapy, Guided Imagery, Fitness/Exercise, Family Therapy, Energy Medicine, EFT, Cognitive Therapy, Coaching
Membership Organizations
American Holistic Medical Association

Data Provided by:
Mrs. Rae Speaker
Psychological and Behavioral Consultants
(216) 831-6611
25111 Country Club Blvd. Suite #290
No. Olmsted, OH
Credentials
Credentials: L.I.S.W.
Licensed in Ohio
35 Years of Experience
Problems Served
Anxiety/Panic Disorders, Bipolar Disorders, Couple or Marital Issues, Depression, Family Dysfunction, Grief/Loss, Interpersonal Relationships, Obsessive/Compulsive Disorder, Parenting Issues, Stress
Membership Organizations
HelpPro.com
Age Groups Served
Adults (26-59)

Data Provided by:
Holistic Psychological Practice
(440) 821-0279
10298 Andover Drive
Twinsburg, OH
Services
Wellness Training, Substance Abuse, Stress Management, Psychotherapy, Pain Management, Mind/Body Medicine, Meditation, Hypnosis/Hypnotherapy, Family Therapy, Energy Medicine, EFT, EMDR, Dreamwork Therapy, Cognitive Therapy, Coaching, Addiction
Membership Organizations
American Holistic Medical Association

Data Provided by:
Ms. Marlene Lefton
Willow Counseling Services
(440) 942-4440
36400 Maplegrove Rd.
Willoughby Hills, OH
Credentials
Credentials: LISW
Licensed in Ohio
20 Years of Experience
Problems Served
Addictions/Substance, Aging, Anxiety/Panic Disorders, Attention Deficit (Hyperactivity) Disorder, Behavioral Problems, Child Abuse and Neglect, Couple or Marital Issues, Depression, Domestic Violence, Family Dysfunction, Forensic, Grief/Loss, Interpersonal
Populations Served
ACOA (Adult Children of Alcoholics), Children of Divorce, Military/Veterans, Caregivers, Step Families, Grandparents, College Students
Membership Organizations
HelpPro.com
Age Groups Served
Children (6-12), Adolescents (13-17), Young Adults (18-25), Adults (26-59)

Data Provided by:
Kathleen B Bremer
(440) 503-3905
Cleveland, OH
Practice Areas
Childhood & Adolescence, Clinical Mental Health, Couples & Family, Depression/Grief/Chronically or Terminally Ill, Supervision
Certifications
National Certified Counselor

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Toddler Temper

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So, what is terrible twos? Basically, it is about the toddler expressing his new-found independence and wanting control. He wants to stand on his own two feet but is lacking the skills! He will always see things differently from the parents, with favourite word being ‘no’ to almost all request. "Please put away the toys," says Mummy, but he will retort back with a negative answer. He too, will have frequent mood changes resulting in temper tantrums more often than before. Even small things that upset him will result in tantrums and aggressions.

During this trying period, there are ways to try and help your toddler. This is actually a normal phase in a toddler’s development. It is also a good sign that he is on the right development track. He may be testing your limits but do remember that he is just expressing his independence and is trying to do things on his own. But with limited vocabulary and skills, he cannot express himself well. So, the only easy way out for him is by saying no. Parents need to be aware of this and should try not to add more conflicts during this situations.

First and foremost, be calm and patient when you are handling the terrible twos. It is easy for adults to ask a child to ‘Play together with the others.’ For a toddler who has just learned to grasp the meaning of toy ownership, this is certainly not an easy instruction. Why should he, when the concept is still new to him and he is not willing to share. Parents need not force the idea onto the toddler. He may get frustrated and will start throwing tantrums. Try to understand what he is going through at that time. Instead of sharing, why not suggest to him the concept of taking turns. The time will come when he will willingly share his belongings with others.

Other tips to consider include sticking to regular routines and avoid making decisions that will lead toddler to throw tantrums. Regular routines such as, mealtime and bedtime, should be followed religiously every day. In this way, the toddler would get accustomed to the routine and not questioned the rationale of obeying mum’s instructions.

A toddler at this age would very much like to make his own decision. Therefore parents should avoid asking a "yes-no" question. Ask question that will make him decide such as ‘Which book are we reading tonight? Thomas and Friends or Bob, the Builder?’

Effective discipline should start early, even before the onset of terrible twos. If parents had established a set of rules earlier on, toddler would not find it difficult to follow later. Find time to communicate with them as one of the key things that starts terrible twos is the lack of communication skills.

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