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November 15, 2023

“Reparenting” is not exactly what it sounds like, but it can be an effective tool for mental health

By: Jennifer Stayton

The upcoming holidays (Thanksgiving is next week) may have some people stressing over family gatherings and interactions. But according to some in the mental health community, there is a way to start addressing some of the problems that can surface around that. It is work called “reparenting.” The practice has origins in psychotherapeutic work. But as Central Texas neuropsychotherapist Bella J. Rockman LPC, MA told KUT’s Jennifer Stayton over Zoom, it can work in or out of a clinical setting.