Patti Aretz has been a child and parent educator in the San Diego area for over 25 years. Throughout her career, she has been recognized for her distinguished work with families with young children, teens and beyond. 

Her experience is multifaceted. She is sought after as a consultant in couple psychotherapy sessions when issues of the parent-child dynamic arises. Patti has honed the skills of understanding the needs and emotional drives of children and families through her years of experience at The Children's School in La Jolla and The Hanna Fenichel Center in Solana Beach. She is presently a founding member of newly established Village Bloom Child Development Center, hands-on with social-emotional curriculum development and teaching. She has empowered countless parents at all points along the journey of parenting. 

As a parent of three adult children, she knows firsthand that it is a journey of a lifetime. It is second nature to actively listen, understand and provide clear, success-oriented strategies for parenting challenges. Throughout her career, the positive impact she has had on children adult children and the lives of families is immeasurable. She sincerely looks forward to the opportunity to get the heart of the matter with your family.


Session Style



One on one, in person, online or  in a private corporate setting.



Small parent education groups following specific topics as well as addressing any  individual challenges and triumphs - and delving into the heart of the matter in confidential group  setting 



Lecture style talks with predetermined high yield curriculum in larger setting.

Q&A always welcome.

”Teaching kids about money is never just about money.”

-  Dave Ramsey