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    February 8, 2017

    Linda Gallegos

    Currently I am serving two roles in the Santa Maria office. I am working ½ time as a Therapist and ½ time as Program Manager for the Great Beginnings Program.
    January 10, 2017

    Mariana Harms

    I wear many different hats at CALM! I am on the Great Beginnings team, where I work with children 0-5 and parents looking for developmental, behavioral, and emotional support. Additionally, I serve on the Child Abuse Treatment team, where I work with children aged 6-18 who have experienced trauma. At any given time, I may also hold 1-2 cases in our Intensive In-Home program as well.
    January 10, 2017

    Parents have been spanking children for millennia. 50 years of scientific evidence says they were wrong.

    For 20 years, developmental psychologist Elizabeth Gershoff has been chasing a question: Does spanking actually do a child any good? “As far [back] as we have […]
    October 31, 2016

    50 Calm-Down Techniques to Try with Kids

    By Renee Jain, MAPP ~ 11 min read Navigating childhood challenges can be stressful, and sometimes deep breathing isn’t the solution that works for your child. When […]
    October 4, 2016

    The Four Essential Habits of Happy Parents

    I’ve been thinking about happiness a lot lately. As parents, we often think about how to raise children who are happy and thriving, and I think […]