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 ...
You get in a fight with a cousin where he was in the wrong, he goes to your aunt and uncle and tells them about it and they side with him. That’s called triangulation and it’s something that comes up often in trauma therapy, which Mr. Orlans and Dr. Levy specialize in. Sometimes it is […]
Sibling relationships can last a lifetime, even more enduring than parent-child or marital relationships. Sibling relationships have a significant influence on children’s emotional and social development. Lessons about sharing, compromising, conflict-resolution, competition, and empathy are generally learned with siblings. Adopting a sibling group is a controversial subject, with arguments on both sides of the issue. […]
Conventional bio-medicine follows a reductionist model that theorizes that if there is a problem in the body the source of the problem can be ascribed to a malfunction along the body’s chemical assembly line. The belief is that pharmaceutical drugs will rectify the disorder and restore well-being. Unfortunately, most of these drugs have a voluminous […]
1. It is an unparalleled opportunity If life is a school, relationships are graduate school. We are biologically designed to seek and maintain attachments to others. The area in which we experience our most intense feelings as adults is with our love partner. We learn, grow, and heal most in our intimate relationships. They bring up all our buried […]
There has been a lot of discussion in the media lately regarding the disturbing trend of discontinuing recess in elementary schools. It appears that with the implementation of standardized testing, the quantification of academic performance has taken on a new meaning. Performance results can be linked to funding decisions. The consequence of this is more […]
For many years science believed that genes are immutable and unchanging. It was presumed that we are either saved or condemned by our genetic make-up. We now know that biology’s most sacred tenet, genetic determination (life is controlled by genes), is a flawed belief. Genes provide broad parameters for human dispositions, not the dispositions themselves. […]
Family meals are a good indicator of how families become and stay connected. It is well-known that they are a unifying force in families and reduce behavioral problems in children. Research shows that children who eat dinner with their families do better in school, are less likely to drink, smoke, do drugs, or develop eating […]