Attachment is the deep and enduring connection established between a child and caregiver during infancy and early childhood. It profoundly influences every aspect of the human condition—mind, body, emotions, relationships and behaviors. In this series we provide and...
Over the last year of living in the new normal of COVID, the mental health community has expressed significant concern about the effects of the uncertainty, fear, loss and isolation of the pandemic on our mental health. Now, as people are getting vaccinated, children...
February may be the month of hearts, flowers and romance. But it is also Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month. With that in mind, it seems an appropriate time to consider the core beliefs and behaviors that go into fostering healthy, loving relationships in contrast...
Early experiences with caregivers shape a child’s core beliefs about self, others, and life in general. It is necessary to understand how memory works to appreciate the way core beliefs form and affect a child’s life. Memory links our past, present and future. Images...
The discovery of horrendous conditions in Romanian orphanages after the execution of communist dictator Nicolae Ceausescu in 1990, first introduced many people to attachment theory. News reports showed children who were neglected, traumatized, starved and abused and...
Heal the Family; Heal the Child: An Experiential Therapeutic Approach
Attachment, Trauma & Family Systems Therapy
June 15 Experiential Interventions
July 13 Healing Parents Training
August 17 Attachment Communication Training
September 14 Corrective Attachment Therapy and Parenting
October 19 Facilitating Mother-Daughter Attachment
Registration information to come
What is attachment?
It is the deep and enduring connection established between a child and caregiver in the first several years of life. However, more and more children are failing to develop secure attachments to loving, protective caregivers. These children are left without the most important foundation for healthy development and are at risk for: