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Bradley Hills Presbyterian Church Nursery School - 6601 Bradley Blvd., Bethesda MD  20817 301.365.2909 (office)  -  301.467.6784 (fax) -

            ​​​​Bradley Hills Presbyterian Church Preschool

​                Nursery School   

Growing Minds & BHPCNS

invite you to our Monday morning coffee series
Starting Monday, October 3rd
9:15-10:30 am 
BHPCNS Library

Drop your kiddos off and come join the conversation. Childcare provided in adjoining nursery for parents with children in T/Th program or families with younger children.

Growing Minds has been providing BHPCNS teachers with the best social-emotional methods to meet each child where he/she is emotionally and developmentally.  They have been a tremendous resource for Bradley Hills. We hope you will find their expertise in early childhood valuable as well. These topics are just a starting point for the conversation. All questions welcomed. Any topic can be discussed at any time. We hope you will join us!

Please RSVP so we know how much coffee to brew!

Oct 3 - Supporting separation challenges
Nov 14 - Holiday survival kit
Jan 9 - Kindergarten Readiness (Notes from conversationHERE)
Feb 6 - Promoting Sibling/Social Relationships (Relationship Solution Kit HERE)
April 17 - Picky eating and food avoidance
May 15 - Sleep challenges

Growing Minds specializes in Early Childhood.  

​They Offer:

  • Individual, Group, and Family Therapy
  • Playful, expressive, experiential, integrative approach
  • Evidence-based best-practices including: Play Therapy, Playful Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Filial Therapy, Behavioral Therapy from the root of the behavior, SPACE (Supportive Parenting for Anxious Emotions), Mindfulness, Theraplay
  • Parenting support and specialized strategies
  • Clinical assessment for comprehensive understanding of your child’s strengths and needs
  • Guidance on referrals to other specialists
  • Support during 504, IEP, Child Find, Infants and Toddlers, ECMHS, and other county services processes
  • Kindergarten readiness social-emotional assessment
  • Kindergarten readiness therapy group and social skills therapy group

And Can Help With:

  • Tantrums and challenging behaviors
  • Daily Routines including: bedtime, mealtime, toilet training and accidents
  • Adjustment to family transitions, difficult times, grief and loss
  • Sibling and parent-child relationships
  • Regressive behaviors
  • Peer relationships, play skills, self-esteem
  • Risk of preschool expulsion
  • Support for new parents
  • Stress, anxiety, emotional dysregulation, depression, rigid thinking, OCD, attention differences, ADHD, developmental delays, gender identity questioning