The Good Enough Parenting Model

An evidence-based approach to parenting.

Good Enough Parenting (GEP) is an evidence-informed programme which has transformed the lives of thousands of families in Singapore and abroad, by empowering parents to meet their children’s “Core Emotional Needs”, avoid “Exasperation Interactions”, cultivate “Nurturing Interactions”, build “Intrinsic Values and Community” as well as “Repair and Reconnect” with teenagers and adult children.

The programme draws from principles of Schema Therapy and Movie Therapy® and offers a step-by-step guide for parents to learn how to raise emotionally healthy children. endorsed by Dr Jeffrey Young from the Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University, and Founder of Schema Therapy.

In Singapore, the programme is offered by Louis Counselling and Training Services and there are now over 1,000 trained facilitators from Asia, Europe, Nigeria, Kenya, South Africa, Australia, and the Americas.  Good Enough Parenting is a trademark in the United States and in the process of being trademarked in Singapore. The Good Enough Parenting book has just been published by a New York publisher, Morgan James Publishing. It is now available at retail throughout the United States and Canada. It is also available from

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