the art and science of parent coaching for mental health

If you’re parenting a: Tween / Teen / Adult / Little Kid

You can help them recover from: Eating Disorder / OCD / Anxiety / Depression / PTSD / Oppositional Behavior / Tantrums / Addiction / Failure to Launch / Self Harm / Other Mental Health Concerns

Hi! I’m so glad you’re here! Whatever situation you’re facing right now, I’d like to help. Having a child with a mental health challenge is full of uncertainty, frustration, and doubt. I’m sure you have tried everything, and are working so hard to help your child.

I know you are a great parent, but things are tough right now. Maybe your child is stuck in a rut, refusing to get treatment, isn’t choosing recovery, or it feels like no matter what you do or how hard you try, it’s still an uphill battle. I get it. You’re not alone.

This is probably one of the scariest things you’ve had to face in your family so far. And it’s probably not the only thing going on for you. Maybe you’re also juggling a marriage, a career, and other children who you don’t want to get lost in the shuffle. I’m sure you’re a wonderful person, and that your child is fabulous in so many ways. But parenting is extra hard right now.

You want to understand: Why is this happening? How long will it go on? How can you help? What can you do? You’re open to learning new parenting skills for this high-stakes situation. But you need a guide to help you find your way. I’m here for you!


Ginny, I can’t even tell you how much you have helped me, my daughter, and our whole family. I felt so powerless before, but now I finally understand what is going on. I feel as if I know what to do and say in situations that totally stumped me before. My daughter has noticed the difference in me since I started working with you, and I love that I’m finally making a significant impact and helping her recover.” -Carrie M.


My style of parent coaching helps you motivate your child to recover. While my approach is rooted in compassion and empathy, it’s not therapy. I’m not just here to ask you questions and provide moral support (though I do that too, of course!). I’m also equipped to share knowledge and give advice so you can make a difference, fast.

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Ginny Jones

Hi! I’m Ginny.

I know this is hard, but I also know you can do it! I’ve spent the last 10 years dedicated to learning everything I can about psychology, childhood development, attachment, family dynamics, leadership, motivation, neurobiology, and evidence-based treatments for kids with serious mental health challenges. I’ve coached over 100 parents just like you. I can help you get from where you are right now to somewhere better for everyone. I promise: it’s possible, and you can do it!

I’m a parent coach for parents who want to motivate their kids to recover from mental health challenges

Here’s what you’ll get when you work with me:


Learn what your child’s behavior is really about and how you can help them find strength and peace.


Have a safe space where you can share your biggest fears without judgment or recrimination. Get the support you need to support your child.


Cut through the noise and have the confidence to parent your way, authentically. Know that you are doing the very best you can.

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“Talking to Ginny is so helpful. We feel so much more confident and as if we can actually handle this! Our home was a war zone, but now it seems like we’re all finding moments of peace and connection.” -Felicia & Brian L.


With parent coaching you will:

  • Motivate your child to recover
  • Feel more confident about your choices
  • Have fewer meltdowns & shutdowns
  • Notice less resistance & sneaky behaviors
  • Know how to respond to tantrums
  • Get better collaboration & cooperation
  • Experience less fighting & fewer power struggles
  • See lower stress levels for everyone
  • Find greater peace & clarity


“You have really helped me get through this awful time. I was feeling really lost and as if I was walking on eggshells all the time. The worst part was feeling like no matter what I did, it made things worse. Beyond your amazing knowledge and insight, you’ve also given me confidence to keep trying even when things go wrong. I felt so hopeless before, but now we’re on the right track!” -Daniella R.


You have influence. You make a difference.

No matter how bad things are right now, I know you can do this. I see parents support their kids in recovery every day. Even if it seems impossible, you’ve got this!

I coach parents who have kids with all sorts of mental health conditions. Here are a few examples:

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