Our treatment program (Corrective Attachment Therapy) and parenting program (Corrective Attachment Parenting) are grounded in ...
Nurturing and dependable relationships are the building blocks of healthy childhood development. Secure attachments are ...
We have revised Attachment, Trauma and Healing, originally published in 1998 by the Child Welfare ...
We at Evergreen Psychotherapy always encourage caution with bed sharing, but one mother makes the case for it as a part of attachment parenting and why the benefits outweigh the risks. Rebecca Hardy writes in The Independent (UK) that some of the studies, such as one we profiled here last month, may be missing information […]
Attachment style may be a factor in how many choose and interact with online gaming, according to a Huffington Post article. Psychologists John Bowlby and Mary Ainsworth discovered in the 1960s and 1970s that children who displayed anxiety had insecure attachment growing up and that could complicate their interactions with the outside world. These anxious […]
Attachment style can have an impact on how teenagers process social-emotional information in interactions with those outside their family structure, says one social neuroscientist. Pascal Vrticka’s article in the Huffington Post talks about how often teens separate from their families as they get older. “This social-adaptation process requires adolescents not only to integrate new and […]
Secure bonding and strong attachment can lead to less of a need to use corporal punishment but research reveals that spanking is not effective in the long-run because it can lead to increased aggression and poor self-control. According to a study from the Columbia University School of Social Work published in the journal Pediatrics, “spanking at age 5, […]
Bad parenting and insecure bonding not only has an impact on a child’s behavioral development but can lead to actual changes in their genetics as they get older. This comes from two new studies, one from the University of Wisconsin at Madison and one from Tulane University, that suggest that abuse and maltreatment of children can lead […]
This week Evergreen Psychotherapy is proud to host psychiatrists, psychologists and social workers from Japan. They are here to learn about attachment-focused therapy and how to apply it to the Japanese culture. They are also leaning about their own personal attachment histories as well, and how that influences their practices.Dr. Levy and Mr. Orlans alternate between […]
Breastfeeding is not just about nourishment. That’s from a blog item on PsychCentral in which author Rita Brehl asks: “So is it enough in this case that babies just get fed, whether by formula or breastfeeding, without regards to the latter’s benefits? Should we just be happy that babies are getting fed at all?” She […]