There are many personal problems and issues that can affect the ability to parent well. Although most can be addressed by working with an adult therapist, consulting a child clinical psychologist can be helpful.For more information on parenting:
Parents struggling with depression may find it difficult to meet their children's day to day needs while shielding them from their own problems. Adults raised in dysfunctional families may not know a healthier model for raising their children. Parents may also need advice on how to support their children when there are family problems or events that affect them.