By Amber Raymond
By Amber Raymond
MESSS Makers inc. is an organization that seeks to empower children, youth and young adults through the development of the emotional intelligence skills required to take on this large, imperfect world. The programs utilize a variety of therapeutic approaches and emphasizes self-love to encourage the development of internal Motivation, Empathy, Self-awareness, Self-regulation and Social skills.
Choosing to do something because we enjoy it or find it interesting. As opposed to doing it for an extrinsic incentive or because we feel pressure to do it, such as a reward or deadline.
The ability to sense the emotions of others, paired with the ability to imagine what someone else may be thinking or feeling.
Being aware of the many aspects of the self, such as character traits, behaviours, triggers and feelings.
The ability to remain in control of our behaviour, emotions, and thoughts in any situation. This includes the ability to manage disruptive emotions and impulses.
The ability to interact and communicate with others through verbal and non-verbal communication ( speech, gesture, facial expression and body language).
MESSS Makers group programs are designed to help children between the ages of 5-10 learn the fundamentals of emotional intelligence. The program utilizes play and art-based therapy approaches and emphasizes self-love to encourage the development of emotional intelligence.
One - on - One
Private sessions allows us to focus more closely on what's impacting your child at an individual level. With a Master's degree in social work and a variety of additional certifications, I am qualified to work one-on-one to get to the root of their emotions and find a personalized way of overcoming the challenge at hand.
I am working closely with some brilliant women to create a series of children's books designed to teach kids various techniques for overcoming general anxieties. Stay tuned because this series is going to be incredible!