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 ...
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 […]
While Evergreen Psychotherapy encourages attachment parenting, there must be limits to it, especially, as a new study points out, bed sharing can be very dangerous and even fatal for children under the age of four. The study, reported on by Medical Daily, was conducted by researchers from the Children’s National Health Hospital who utilized data […]
Insecure bonding between a parent and child can have long-term repercussions in a child’s life as they turn into an adult. It can of course also affect how adult children attract others for relationships and form those relationships. Insecure bonding can lead to codependency later in a person’s life, according to researcher Holly J Piper […]
While straight people may be the predominant parents in society, attachment theory doesn’t apply exclusively to them. As illustrated in a recent post from the Wall Street Journal, attachment affects how gay and lesbian parents connect to their children as well. A gay man asked columnist Sue Shellenbarger: “Q:Your article on the impact on children […]
A new University of Illinois study finds that insecure attachment between a parent and child can lead to that child developing obesity by resorting to emotional eating. “If your mother regularly punished or dismissed your anger, anxiety or sadness instead of being sensitive to your distress and giving you strategies for handling those feelings, you […]
Attachment parenting can seem scary to some, odd to others, with parents following sometime strict rules and seeming too close to their kids. But despite cultural misconceptions, myths and misrepresentations, there are many benefits to attachment parenting. As WeWomen.com writeThe emotional attachment, which parents create through compassion and respect for their children, is like an […]
Evergreen Psychotherapy is proud to announce our ground-breaking methods of Corrective Attachment Therapy has been added to the California Evidence-Based Clearinghouse for Child Welfare.