Dr. Terry M. Levy and Mr. Michael Orlans are scheduled to appear in several spots around ...
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 ...
To be calm is synonymous with being levelheaded, peaceful, patient, and composed.Remaining calm, however, is difficult to do with challenging children. The usual reactionsof frustrated parents are to impose their wills, retaliate, or withdraw to avoid a fight. The only effective way to positively influence children is to gain their trust, making them willing to […]
Communication is the key to secure attachment. Sharing and understanding emotional information enables us to feel deeply connected.
Research suggests that attachment at sensitive periods in a child’s development plays a critical role in brain and psychosocial development, including IQ development. That’s according to The Bucharest Early Intervention Project, who “studied the effects of neglect on children living in Romanian orphanages. They wanted to see if they would do better if removed from the […]
A new study suggests that teenagers whose parents have tight psychological control on them have a hard time developing close relationships later in life. The study was led by University of Virginia Psychology Professor Joseph Allen and Dr. Barbara Oudekerk, a post-doctoral student and a statistician at the Department of Justice Statistics. The study published […]
New research suggests that limiting the amount of time your children use screens and media helps improve child development in multiple ways. Mark Bertin, a developmental behavioral pediatrician, writes in Psychology Today that kids between the ages of 8 and 18 spend about an estimated average 7.5 hours in front of screens per day. He […]
Bad parenting and child abuse have long-reaching consequences, but there is a way to heal. Sherry Hamby, Ph.D., outlines in an article at Psychology Today that that among the best ways to heal is to tell one’s story of abuse: “Telling your own story can help you organize what happened to you and put it […]
We know good self-esteem is critical to a child’s well-being, but what does it look like and how does it work? We’ll take you through the inner workings of self-esteem, a guide that could help parents better understand their child’s self-esteem. Psychologists have found some surprising and universal things about self-esteem, according to an article […]