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 Upcoming Events & Workshops:

Relating and Responding to Mental Health - Parent’s Edition

Are you a parent?

Do you find it difficult to have challenging conversations with your children?

Do you struggle with managing difficult behaviours in your children?

Would you like to know more about resources available to you and your child when it comes to their and your mental health?

If you answered “yes” to one or more of the above questions,

This workshop is for you!

This full day workshop will feature and Sylvia Corzato (Success in Steps) and Breanna Pizzuto (Talk Tools) who will speak on the topics of:

  • Active communication skills you can use to open safe conversations with your children.

  • How to address unmet needs that drive difficult behaviours.

  • A three part model for setting clear, concise and consistent limits and boundaries with your children.

  • Practical skills for rebuilding your connection with your children.

  • The resources available in Ottawa for you and your family.


Participants will walk away with practical communication skills that will help break down the stigma of mental health and foster relationship building and connection with their children.


Date and Time: April 30, 2020 from 930AM-330PM.

Location: Ottawa Public Library - Centrepointe Branch: 101 Centrepointe Dr. Ottawa, ON.


Cost: $249 per person before March 15th, $299 per person after March 15th. Registration includes a catered lunch.
* Two parents attending from the same family can take advantage of the family rate of $400 for both parents.

Interested in a particular topic?

Thinking about hosting a private workshop?

Be sure to get in touch, I am pleased to provide support to groups big or small.

Workshop & Speaking Topics for Parents:

-What your child is really trying to say through behaviours.
-The impact of clear expectations & boundaries.
-Why won’t the behaviours go away?
-Creating structure and balance for your ADHD child.
-How to set your child with Autism up for success!
-Is your child developmentally ready for potty training?

Workshop & Speaking Topics for Professionals:

I am available to speak to your group or organization on topics related to behavioural challenges.
Possible Topics: (but not limited to)
-How organization & balance at home can make you more productive at work.
-The importance of consistency among staff.
-How to address non-compliance & defiant behaviour
-How to support anxious children.

Specialization & Area of focus:

ADD/ADHD, Anxiety Disorder, Autism, Learning Disabilities, Parent-Child Interaction,

Non-Compliance/ Defiance, Parenting, School Problems, Stress Management


"We have invited Sylvia into our programs to discuss behaviour strategies, and have been extremely impressed. She is articulate, knowledgeable, and both the young children and parents instantly feel comfortable with her. Sylvia is the perfect mix between professional (punctual, prepared) and relatable (provides real-life examples). We are thrilled that she is in Ottawa and available to work with families who are wanting to improve the harmony in their homes. We are confident when we refer her, and can not wait to invite her into more programs and events we have."

Alex McDonald
Owner & Director, Mommy Connections Ottawa

“I invited Sylvia to come speak at Kids & Company because I knew she could help our parents who were dealing with potty training and toddler discipline challenges just to name a few. Sylvia has the ability to pull from her personal and professional experiences to offer helpful, supportive advice with a non-judgemental approach regardless of the issue. Also, she has the ability to make everyone in the room feel at ease and always looks at the positive side of the situation. We look forward to working with Sylvia again in the near future."

Christie White
Manager, Digital Marketing and Events, Kids & Company Ltd.