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Parenting With Confidence

Melissa Benaroya provides parents with the tools and support they need to raise healthy children and find more joy in parenting.


 Feeling FRUSTRATED with your child’s behaviors?

Do you WORRY about whether you are doing the “right” things for your child?

 Are you DEPLETED from taking care of everyone but you?

 Feel PRESSURE to be the “perfect” parent?


If you answered yes to any of these questions, you are not alone. You can learn how to move through these common parenting struggles and become the parent you want to be. Through parent coachingclasses, and public speaking, Melissa empowers parents and helps strengthen families.


Melissa has a passion for providing parents with the tools needed to raise healthy, confident children.  Melissa holds a Masters degrees in Social Work (MSW) and is a licensed therapist in the State of Washington and California (LICSW). She has over 20 years of experience working with children and families.

Melissa Benaroya MSW, LICSW, Certified Gottman Educator is a licensed clinical social worker with 20 years of experience working with children and families. Melissa has a Masters degree in Social Work, is a Credentialed School Counselor and is trained in Positive Discipline. She is also a Certified Gottman Educator offering the Bringing Baby Home Program for families with young children and workshops on Emotion Coaching. Melissa practices as a parenting consultant, coach and speaker to groups and individuals by blending her clinical training with her knowledge of child development and discipline. In 2011 she co-authored the book The Childproof Parent.

She is the co-founder of
Grow Parenting and Mommy Matters Seattle, a workshop series for mothers of toddlers and preschoolers seeking support from peers and professional advice. Melissa is also the founder of Green Lake Moms, a 3700+ member neighborhood web group dedicated to sharing resources, offering support, and making connections for local area moms.

Melissa lives in Seattle with her husband and two children and keeps her sanity with an active lifestyle of running and Crossfit! 



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74 5th Avenue
at St. Marks Place
Brooklyn, NY 11217



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