Discipline Coaching

What is Discipline Coaching?

Do you find it challenging to strike a balance between encouraging your child’s independence and individuality, while setting limits and teaching them to follow rules?  It can be exhausting and frustrating when your child does not listen, refuses to follow directions, or throws a tantrum.  At Bright Side of the Moon, we believe in a positive approach to discipline that does not involve bribery or punishment.  First, we use the science of applied behavior analysis to assess your child’s behavior and develop a comprehensive behavior plan.  Then, our discipline coaches teach you to use positive reinforcement and effective consequences to improve your child’s behavior.  Our ultimate goal is to create an environment where both you and your child feel successful and confident.

How It Works

Many parents are unsure of how to discipline their child when they engage in challenging behavior. We work with you to discover the cause of the problem and find a solution that aligns with your family’s preferences and values. All of our packages begin with a comprehensive assessment to identify your concerns and create a customized plan. Our consultations are individualized to meet the needs of you and your child.

Can You Help My Child?

Bright Side of the Moon discipline coaches have extensive experience with a wide range of behavior issues, including refusing to listen and follow directions, throwing tantrums, difficulty waiting, trouble with transitions, not following routines, and failure to follow rules in the community. Our packages are designed to address the needs of individuals of all ages, including those with special needs.

"Teach Me" Discipline Coaching Consultations

Our "teach me" discipline coaching packages begin with a comprehensive online assessment, including data collection and video analysis of your child's behavior. We will then schedule a 60-minute phone consultation to review our recommendations and provide coaching on using positive discipline strategies. After the consultation, the information discussed will be sent in a summary email.


We work with your schedule to set up a 60-minute consultation. We are available on weekdays, evenings, and weekends.

Phone with Follow-Up Support

In addition to our phone consultation, this package includes two weeks of follow-up support (up to 5 text messages or emails per day).

Comprehensive Discipline Coaching Consultations with Behavior Plan

Our comprehensive discipline coaching consultations take place over the course of two sessions. The first 60-minute session is devoted to a detailed assessment, including an interview to discuss your concerns and an observation of your child's behavior. The information gathered during the assessment is used to create an individualized, step-by-step behavior plan. The second 60-minute session includes a review of your child’s plan and implementation coaching.

Phone Consultation with Behavior Plan

We work with your schedule to set up assessment and consultation sessions. We are available on weekdays, evenings, and weekends.

Phone Consultation with Behavior Plan & Follow-Up Support

In addition to the phone consultation with behavior plan, this package includes 2 weeks of unlimited follow-up support via text or email.

Additional Support

For clients who would like more coaching or want to address additional concerns, we offer hourly phone consultations at a rate of $125 per hour. One of our Bright Side of the Moon discipline coaches can also observe your child in school or at home! Contact us to find out more.

*Travel reimbursement fees may apply if traveling outside of Ocean & Monmouth County, NJ

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