Author Archives: Zach Stones, MFT

About Zach Stones, MFT

Zach Stones is a Marriage and Family Therapist in San Diego, founder of Revolution Institute and parent of three.

Love Beats Hate

We have a new President of the United States and, by all indications I can see, this administration seems likely to be a lot different than any administration any of us have experienced in our lifetime.  If you are anything … Continue reading

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Free Workshop on Parenting Children with Special Needs

Hi Everyone- I will be giving a free talk, in collaboration with Jewish Family Service,  on finding balance for your family when parenting children with any type of special needs.  It’s in Encinitas on May 23rd and childcare is available. … Continue reading

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Child Abuse, Discipline and Adrian Peterson

As a family therapist I have spent the past decade working with children who are victims of abuse and their caregivers.  I have worked with many families in many situations including foster parents, adoptive parents and relative caregivers attempting to … Continue reading

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Parenting Principles Part 3 – Looking to Ourselves

Perhaps the most important tip for becoming a Superparent may also be the simplest, and the most difficult to follow. Be who you want your children to be. Think back to your strongest and most influential memories of your parents.  I virtually … Continue reading

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Parenting Principles Part 2 – Managing Our Anxiety

This is part two of a series of entries on parenting principles covered in greater detail in our Advanced Parenting Class: Become a Superparent.  Click her for part one on Boundaries and Support The fierce determination of a mother who … Continue reading

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Parenting Principles Part 1 – Boundaries and Nurturing

Our class Advanced Parenting: Becoming a Superparent is scheduled to begin on September 23rd (click the link for details) and I have been getting questions about my basic parenting principles.  This seems like a fair thing to ask some guy … Continue reading

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