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 ...
The following is a list of traits associated with attachment security in adults: –Desires closeness: Seeks and enjoys intimacy without being afraid ofbecoming “too close”; does not fear rejection, have a need to push partner away, or engage in a negative relationship “dance” (e.g., pursuer–distancer dynamic; one wants closeness and the other maintains distance); positive […]
Western culture has a long history of emphasizing self-sufficiency and independence. John Watson and the behaviorists in the 1940s warned parents that children should learn to soothe themselves; otherwise they would become weak and overly dependent (Watson 1928). Parents were advised to maintain an emotional and physical distance with their children, allowing them to cry […]
Before you were born you were floating warmly, comfortably, and securely in your mother’s womb. You were snug, safe, and content. You basked in the biochemical messages that you are loved, wanted, and all is well. Then suddenly one day you were thrust into a frightening world of bright lights, loud noises, and unfamiliar smells. […]
Attachment is the deep and enduring biological, emotional, and social connection caregivers and children establish early in life. The attachment relationship is the core of a child’s world and the foundation on which life is built. Attachment security is the most powerful predictor of life success. The creation of attachment occurs as a combination of […]
Communication is the key to secure attachment. Sharing and understanding emotional information enables us to feel deeply connected. Communication begins even before birth. Pregnancy is the dawn of attachment, the time in which parents and unborn baby begin to communicate and attach. A mother’s thoughts, feelings, and stress are communicated via a neurohormonal dialogue, and are preparation for communication after […]
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.