Navigating Parental Guilt: Causes, Impacts and Coping Strategies

The event has ended!

Date and time

Saturday, April 20 · 10 - 11am GMT+8


Winstedt Road, Us Therapy - Psychology Clinic Singapore, Singapore

10 Winstedt Road #02/10-11 Singapore, 227977 Singapore

Refund Policy

Contact the organizer to request a refund.
Eventbrite’s fee is nonrefundable.

About this event

1 hour

Mobile eTicket

Speaker: Karen Hurworth

Over 90% of patents experience guilt around their parenting. This can cause anxiety, stress and even depression in parents. It also has been shown to negatively affect the effectiveness of parenting. Come talk with other parents to learn that you’re not alone in the feelings you’re experiencing. Learn techniques to help you grow in self-compassion.

Who Can benefit from this workshop?

All parents who experience guilt associated with being a parent

What Can You Expect from this Workshop:

  • Define parental guilt and identify its characteristics
  • Recognise when guilt is healthy and when it’s counterproductive
  • Understand what triggers guilt
  • Learn healthy strategies for responding to guilt
  • Participants will gain support from other parents with similar challenges
  • Have the opportunity to share in a safe and non-judgmental environment. The group is limited to 10 participatns.


Welcome and Introduction

Icebreaker Activity: Sharing Guilt-Free Moments

Defining parent guilt and identifying its characteristics

Impact of guilt

Causes of guilt

Healthy coping strategies

Reflection and Q&A

Speaker: Karen Hurworth

Counsellor working with children, adolescents and adults.

Karen is a counsellor at Us Therapy, working with children, teens, and adults. She is a registered member of the British Association of Counselling. Karen has a MA in Counselling, a MA in Psychology and Special Needs Education, and a B.S in Primary Education.

Born and raised in the United States, Karen has spent her adult life working and living abroad. A former teacher with nearly 3 decades of experience in international schools across the globe, she shows cultural awareness and sensitivity in her work with clients from diverse backgrounds. While living internationally, Karen raised two 3rd culture kids and knows the inherent challenges of being a parent. With a background in education, combined with years of practice in counselling, Karen has personal experience and proven methodologies that can help you navigate the challenges of parenting.