Our Approach

Overall, PEP’s approach helps adults and children learn positive, respectful ways to belong and contribute to their families and, as they grow, to their communities.

We focus on the positive impact of a democratic style of parenting versus either a permissive or an authoritarian style. What sets democratic parents apart?

PEP’s philosophy, which is founded on the internationally acclaimed work of Alfred Adler, M.D., and Rudolf Dreikurs, M.D., is optimistic and pragmatic. It promotes:


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