A Pint of Patience with a Dollop of Love

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Molding Messengers, LLC, May 27, 2021 - Family & Relationships - 125 pages
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The first glimpse of the world for a child is through their parents' practices, communication patterns, and habits. This book will offer a valuable guide as it reflects on building strong, healthy relationships between parents and their children. It is humbling to learn and relearn concepts. The author indeed acknowledges that parenting is a continuous process and does not require perfection. Parenting requires shared wisdom, compassion, and understanding between parents, their children, and the world.

You will be introduced to character development, conflict management, the power of uttering positivity, trusting your instincts, communication, and listening to your children attentively.


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Dr. Rachna Buxani-Mirpuri i is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) in the state of Florida and a National Certified Counselor (NCC) practicing as a counselor in the greater Miami-Dade area. She also has an established career as a counselor in Dubai and the Cayman Islands and continues to see clients via HIPPA regulated video conferencing as a Board Certified Tele-Mental Health Provider (BC-TMH). Rachna has practiced as a counselor for 16 years nationally and internationally; in government, private practice, and school settings. Her approach to helping is by providing an empathetic, non-judgmental and safe environment for clients to heal and become resilient through the therapeutic process. This resilience-based, client-centered approach to therapy allows her to empower clients to re-claim the inherent strength that lies within us all. Rachna aims to provide affordable quality mental health support so that no individual or family suffers due to lack of access to such help.

Prior to her work as a LMHC, Rachna has served as a counselor within schools, and finally as Counseling Coordinator for 21 schools in Dubai (UAE). Through her experiences she has developed a keen awareness and understanding of the needs of young clients and their families. Specifically, she has extensive experience working with both teens and adults to overcome various challenges including depression, anxiety, eating disorders, general life stresses, behavioral disturbances, interpersonal conflicts, and marital/familial dysfunction. 

Rachna’s greatest strength when delivering interventions is her multicultural counseling experience. She is especially empathic to cultural dynamics in the context of mental health issues amongst clients. Through close collaboration with the client, Rachna supports them in the process of change and aids with improving their overall satisfaction of life. Additionally, her certification in Dialectical Behavior Therapy has resulted in her keen ability to teach mindfulness, relaxation, and distress tolerance techniques that provide client with the skills necessary to navigate challenging life events. 

Aside from mental health counseling, Rachna is committed to serving as an advocate for victims of domestic violence. In the Cayman Islands she supports the Crisis Center for victims of Domestic Violence and in Miami have served as a board member at Sahara of South Florida, a nonprofit organization that aims to reduce the incidence of domestic violence in South Asian communities of South Florida through public awareness, education, and advocacy. In Dubai, Rachna dedicated her time to the Al Noor Training Centre for Handicapped Children as well as served as a member of the Advisory Board for ABLE in Dubai under the Patronage of HRH Princess Haya Bint Al Hussein an organization set up to develop learning support programs in the public schools. Rachna is an active member of the American Counseling Association, American Psychological Association, American Mental Health Counseling Association and Emirates Psychological Association.

On a personal front Rachna is a mother of two wonderful human beings who she along with her husband are raising in Miami, FL.  Rachna is parenting her children with an emphasis on love, empathy, and compassion. Both she and her husband stress giving back to society and making a difference in the world as cornerstone values.

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