Bringing awareness to Video Gaming Addiction!

Elaine has years of experience speaking to health care providers, public agencies, mental health forums and schools.

Coaching for Parents

Is video gaming controlling your child?

I can help!

Seeing Through the Cracks + Cyber Sober

Elaine’s moving stories about overcoming addiction with her son, Jake


Elaine is driven to share her knowledge and personal experience. Whether speaking to educators, parents, or front-line workers in schools, mental health forums, or corporate wellness events, Elaine relates to her audience with passion and wisdom.


As a coach, Elaine empowers parents with the information and strategies needed to deal with their child’s compulsive behavior with video gaming / screen addiction. She has learned through her own personal experience helping her son overcome his video gaming addiction.

Cyber Sober Book


Exploring the mind of a video gaming addict, Elaine’s second book guides the reader through the journey of her son’s addictive disorder and recovery. The story unfolds along the nine signs of gaming disorder and the five stages of addiction …

Ask Yourself…

Are you tired of yelling and fighting with your child about their video gaming habits?

Does your child have a meltdown when you ask them to step away from their screen?

Is your child ignoring the signs that they have  a video gaming addiction?

Are you afraid of your child’s behaviour around video gaming?


If you answered YES- Elaine may be able to help you.

Caregiver Stress with a Excessive Gamer

     As a parent with an addicted child, you understand the depths of stress that comes with just simple day-to-day living.  It often feels like you’re walking on thin ice just trying to approach and communicate with your addicted child. The noise level keeps you up...

Why Can’t My Child Understand They’re Addicted to Gaming?

Have you ever sat and watched your child play video games for an overly extended period of time?  Some parents describe their child’s state like that of a Zombie. The child is fully immersed in the virtual world, completely unaware of their surroundings or of the...

The Therapist Doesn’t Believe Video Gaming Addiction is a Thing

“He will just grow out of his desire to play video games.” “Video Gaming Addiction is not a thing.” “Video games are not the problem. He just needs more independence.” “He’s not addicted to video gaming, he has ADHD.” These are some of the many statements I hear from...