our services

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counseling and consultation

Free Consultations

Parenthood is wondrous and a very difficult life transition as well. That is why we provide a free initial consultation with one of our specially trained counselors. We’ll listen to your needs and help identify the best services to support you.

Call today to arrange a free initial phone or in-person consultation with a counselor.

Free Consultations

Parenthood is wondrous and a very difficult life transition as well. That is why we provide a free initial consultation with one of our specially trained counselors. We’ll listen to your needs and help identify the best services to support you.

Call us today at (310) 402 – 2229 to arrange a free phone or in person consultation.

Counseling

Well Baby Center provides high quality, affordable counseling services for adults, couples, children, and families. Our counselors, who are specially trained in infant and maternal mental health, are here to help families gain the confidence that their lives will be happy, healthy, and balanced again. Our counselors can help with:

  • Loneliness and isolation
  • Postpartum depression, anxiety, and other perinatal mood disorders
  • Separation, divorce, and co-parenting
  • Concerns about your child’s social-emotional development
  • Marital conflict and sexual intimacy issues
  • Sibling rivalry, breastfeeding challenges, and sleep issues

Cost: $120 per session 

Sliding scale fees available 

For more information, click here or call us directly at (310) 402 – 2229 to schedule a free phone or in person consultation.

Parenting Consultations

Our counselors, who are also parent educators and child development specialists, are always available to answer specific developmental questions during a parenting consultation.

Cost: $120 per session

Sliding scale fees available

For more information, click here or call us directly at (310) 402 – 2229 to schedule a free phone or in person consultation.

groups

Mindful Parenting Groups provide a unique, developmentally-based approach to promote sensitivity, flexibility, and mindful communication between parent and child to enhance the attachment relationship. These are parent and child groups (newborn to 3 years), offered Mondays through Saturdays.

Topics discussed in the group may include:

  • Setting limits with love and empathy
  • Managing “big feelings”
  • Promoting cognitive, emotional, and sensory-motor development

Cost: $40 per session per family

Sliding scale fees available

For more information, click here or call us directly at (310) 402 – 2229 to schedule a free phone or in person consultation.

Becoming Social, a preschool-readiness parent-child group, helps children develop age-appropriate social skills and learn to accept simple instructions, all during a fun playground group experience.

Our objective is to provide parents with an opportunity to use observation as a way to see their child as constantly learning and gaining new capabilities. For parents and their children 2.5 to 5 years old.

Cost: $40 per session per family

Sliding scale fees available

For more information, click here or call us directly at (310) 402 – 2229 to schedule a free phone or in person consultation.

Becoming Social, is a school-readiness parent-child group that helps children develop age-appropriate social skills and learn to accept simple instructions, all within a fun playground group experience. We use sensory enrichment activities, music, instruments, and play to encourage your child’s innate capacities.

For parents and their children 2.5 to 5 years old.

Cost: $40 per session per family

Sliding scale fees available

For more information, click here or call us directly at (310) 402 – 2229 to schedule a free phone or in person consultation.

Mothers Support Group addresses traumatic birth, anxiety, depression, OCD, panic attacks, insomnia, bipolar disorder, previous miscarriage, and unplanned pregnancy. This group provides a supportive environment for mothers in the third trimester and with infants up to one year old, while also allowing them to connect with their baby and other moms in a safe, reflective space.

This group provides support for:

  • Stressors and challenges associated with motherhood
  • “Baby blues,” anxiety, and depression
  • Breastfeeding, sleeping, and bonding
  • Encouraging partner support

Cost: $40 per session per family

Sliding scale fees available

For more information, click here or call us directly at (310) 402 – 2229 to schedule a free phone or in person consultation.

classes

Loving Discipline teaches parents how to set limits effectively by using empathy, love, and understanding to encourage cooperation and to strengthen the parent-child bond. This parent-only class is offered in two formats:

Loving Discipline 10-Week Class Series, offered in the evening, is court-approved and includes a certificate of completion.

Cost: $100 for 10 weeks; $10 per session 

No sliding scale available 

Loving Discipline One-Day Workshop is offered on weekends.

Topics include:

  • Understanding parental reflective functioning
  • Learning discipline strategies and behavior techniques
  • School and childcare transitions
  • Parental burnout
  • Parenting styles
  • Importance of children’s play

Cost: $120 per session for individual; $160 for couples 

Sliding scale fees available

For more information, click here or call us directly at (310) 402 – 2229 to schedule a free phone or in person consultation.

drop-in

Swell Baby Music

Casey Fields, musician and teacher, uses the hand pan drum, along with other percussion instruments to promote language, motor development, and social skills.

Come join in all the singing, dancing, and drumming along with other mamas and babies. All ages up to five years welcome.

  • Learn new musical skills
  • Meet new mama and baby friends
  • Sing, dance, and play together
  • Drop in or sign up for the series

*Nannies welcome! 

Cost: $10 suggested donation

For more information, click here or call us directly at (310) 402 – 2229.

Free Thursday Funday

Bring a play date to enjoy our shaded outdoor play area. This child-friendly space includes a slide-set, picnic tables for snacking, and a variety of dollhouse toys, balance beam, climbing wall and play vehicles. Donations appreciated.

Open Thursdays from 12:30 – 4:30 pm. Call to hear about upcoming free special events.

Free Thursday Funday

Pack up your snacks, grab your stroller, and bring your little one to Well Baby Center to enjoy our outdoor shaded play area. This child-friendly space includes a slide-set, picnic tables, dollhouse toys, play vehicles, and a climbing wall.

Cost: $10 suggested donation, which includes free play and Swell Baby Music 

Open Thursdays from 12:30 – 4 pm.

For more information, click here or call us directly at (310) 402 – 2229.

resources

Well Baby Center put together these resources as a courtesy to our families.

We hope you find them useful!

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Hours:
Monday - Friday 9 am - 9 pm
Saturday 9 am - 4 pm

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