Beth Hossfeld, MFT


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Below, you'll find other professionals and organizations with unique missions serving varied populations. Local and/or national in scope, they are excellent resources that actively provide support and/or promote resiliency through safety, caring relationships and best practice activities or programs for youth, their families,and their communities. Parents, open and download tip sheets on various topics related to raising children and adolescents.

Girls Circle and The Council for Boys and Young Men Facilitator Trainings  - For service providers, parents, and community members interested to learn an effective circle approach to promoting girls' or boys' well being.

One Circle Foundation-
Our mission is to transform lives through the most effective circle models. We promote resiliency and healthy relationships in adolescence, families, adults and communities. Facilitator Trainings, Curricula, Consultation, Research.

No Bully -  highly effective school-based set of programs to prevent or stop bullying and relational aggression.

Autistry Studios - helps teens and adults with high functioning Autism, Asperger's Syndrome, and other social/communication/learning differences become successful and independent adults.

Anxiety Disorders Association of America -  Resources and information about symptoms, diagnoses, and evidence based treatments for full range of anxiety disorders.

Family Empowerment Network - Pediatrician and family development expert Dr. Kathy Masarie provides monthly newsletters, books, and programs on relevant topics to raising healthy children and teens.

Marin Suicide Prevention and Crisis Line - providing 24/7 support and
assistance to anyone in crisis. (415)499-1100.

Al-Anon and Alateen of Northern California - support for those whose lives have been affected by alcohol.

Parents' Toll-Free Helpline: 1 -855-DRUGFREE                                       For concerns and information about teens & substance abuse.

Spectrum LGBT Center serving the North Bay - promotes acceptance, understanding and full inclusion for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people.

Helpful Tip Sheets for Parents

Rites of Passage for Girls, 2012 PDF.pdf Rites of Passage for Girls, 2012 PDF.pdf
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Raising Adolescent Girls - Parent Tips.pdf Raising Adolescent Girls - Parent Tips.pdf
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Promoting Self-Control in Children.pdf Promoting Self-Control in Children.pdf
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