our services

All of our services are being offered via telehealth

Free Consultations

“I’m really struggling right now but I don’t know how to ask for help.”

Parenthood is a wondrous time, but it can also be a very difficult and confusing life transition. That’s why we provide a free consultation to anyone considering coming to Well Baby Center. You can speak to an experienced counselor who will help you sort things out. 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 15-minute phone consultation with a family counselor or parenting educator.

Counseling

“I always thought that seeking counseling meant I was weak but I am now ready to address my mental health.”

Well Baby Center provides high quality, affordable counseling services for adults, couples, children, and families. Our counselors strive to help families gain the confidence that their lives will be healthy, happy, and balanced.

Our counselors can help with:

  • Life transitions
  • Loneliness and isolation
  • Perinatal mood disorders
  • Separation, divorce, and co-parenting
  • Marital conflict and sexual intimacy issues
  • Concerns about your child’s emotional development
  • Sibling rivalry, breastfeeding challenges, weaning, sleep issues, and more

Cost: $120/session. Sliding scale fees and full or partial scholarships are available to those who qualify.

Parent Coaching

“How can I become a more effective and compassionate parent?”

Well Baby Center’s one-on-one parent coaching sessions utilize a psychoeducational approach designed to help you and your partner navigate the challenging transitions in your child’s life. Each session is tailored to the needs of your family and child, allowing you to address areas in which you desire more support and guidance. Our parent coaches will provide information to help you reach developmentally appropriate goals and formulate strategies to achieve your goals.

Parent coaching can help with:

  • Temper tantrums
  • Meal time battles
  • Separation anxiety
  • Sleep challenges
  • School transitions
  • Transitioning from one child to two or three
  • Self-care in parenting
  • Co-parenting

Cost: $80/session or $60/session for a package of 4 (no restrictions, use them at any time). Sliding scale fees available to those who qualify.

groups

“In Mindful Parenting Group, my husband and I learned to be more proactive with our discipline.” – Stacy and Tom, WBC clients

Mindful Parenting Groups provide a unique, developmentally-based approach to promoting sensitivity, flexibility, and mindful communication between parent and child in order to enhance the attachment relationship.

The structure of the group is as follows:

  • Brief Meditation
  • Child-Centered Observation
  • Parent-Centered Reflection
  • Snack Time (toddlers): In-Person Only
  • Developmental Questions

Topics discussed may include:

  • Bonding with your little one
  • Young children’s sleep challenges
  • Parents’ emotional experiences
  • Developmental milestones
  • Nursing/feeding
  • Self-care strategies
  • Tantrums and boundary testing
  • Setting limits with love and empathy
  • This group is open to parents with infants and toddlers (newborn to 3 years).

Cost: $40/session per family. Sliding scale fees and full or partial scholarships are available to those who qualify.

Infant Mindful Parenting Groups teaches parents ways to bond with your little one, navigate infant sleep challenges, and manage their emotional experience as a new parent, and so much more.

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. Parents attend a parenting group in the play yard along with their children.

This group is for parents and their children 2.5 to 5 years old.

Cost: $40/session per family. Sliding scale fees and full or partial scholarships are available to those who qualify.

For more information, click here or call us today at 310-402-2229 to arrange a free 15-minute phone consultation with a family counselor or parenting educator.

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.

The Loving Discipline 10-week class series, offered in the evening, is court-approved and includes a certificate of completion.

Cost: $200 for 10 weeks; $20 per class. Sliding scale fees and full or partial scholarships are available to those who qualify.

Effective Parenting (STEP) Classes in Spanish

This eight-week, court-approved program provides practical skills that are proven to improve communication and lessen conflict among family members. Certificate of Completion provided.

Cost: $160 for 8 weeks; $20 per class. Sliding scale fees and full or partial scholarships are available to those who qualify.

Self Care for New and Expecting Parents

Self Care for New and Expecting Parents is a support group focusing on ways to manage in this unprecedented time including meditation, relaxation, and breathing techniques while also offering time to learn practical parenting tools based on what ever parents bring up.

Cost: $40/session per family. Sliding scale fees and full or partial scholarships are available to those who qualify.

resources

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

We hope you find them useful!

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