About Gina Crozier

Gina Crozier, the director of Sonoma Family Counseling has been working with families and children for over thirty years. Her style of counseling is positive, solution-focused with the idea that within everyone there is the ability to solve their problems.

Speaking Your Child’s Love Language

Do you ever wonder why you seem to have a better understanding with some children and not others? With one child, you can see they feel loved and supported, and you then feel like you are being a successful parent. But with another child, no matter what you do for them or with them, […]

By |October 9th, 2014|Categories: Children, Parenting||0 Comments

Caring for Yourself as You Care for Others

Caring for another person is the single most satisfying, demanding, frustrating, and exhausting thing you can ever do. Whether it is a small child, a teenager, a person that is physically or emotionally challenged, or an elderly parent or relative, caring for the needs of another can tax your strength to point of collapse. […]

By |September 9th, 2014|Categories: Caregiving||0 Comments

Banking on a Good Relationship – Improve Your Relationship with Your Partner

In my practice, the most often asked question is “How can I improve my relationship with my partner?”

The simple answer is to think of a relationship like you would your money. You know that you need to be careful with your money, and not spend what you don’t have. You need to plan wisely […]

By |June 4th, 2014|Categories: Couples, Relationships||4 Comments

Why Does My Four Year Old Keep Having Temper Tantrums

When working with a group of parents recently, the question was asked, “why does my four year old keep having temper tantrums?”

I asked the parent to talk about the last time this happened. She began to tell me about what happened when the little girl was melting down. I asked again, but told the […]

By |May 30th, 2014|Categories: Children, Parenting||1 Comment

Hurt People…Hurt People

Ok, this is a statement that you have to think about for a while. What I mean is that when someone is hurting you, remember this, if they felt good about themselves and valued who they were, they would not be hurting someone else.

People often assume when someone does something that makes them […]

By |February 4th, 2014|Categories: Children, School, Teens||1 Comment