This is an adaptation of a 1999 article co-authored by Evergreen Psychotherapy Center’s co-founders, psychologists Terry Levy and Michael Orlans, and published in Forensic Examiner. There is a serious and rapidly escalating problem throughout our society. More...
As previously noted, problems are a natural and inevitable part of life, so it’s in our best interests to learn how to solve them effectively. Here’s one method to try. 1. Set the tone. Creating the right atmosphere is crucial to get off on the right foot....
Because problems are a natural and inevitable part of life, it is in our best interest to learn effective ways to solve them. Having effective problem-solving skills leads to feelings of competency and hope, and enhances family relationships. Ineffective strategies...
Dr. Terry Levy regularly trains mental healthcare professionals in the United States and beyond — and he often shares Life Script with them. This questionnaire, which Dr. Levy teamed with the late Michael Orlans to develop, is an excellent tool for starting...
Forgiveness is an important component of emotional recovery following interpersonal trauma. Forgiveness is associated with mental, relational, physical, and spiritual health. Learning to forgive those who hurt you can significantly improve psychological well-being and...
The ability to regulate and control impulses, emotions, and level of arousal is usually learned in the context of the secure attachment relationship during the first three years of life. A child with relational trauma has often failed to master this stage-specific...
Dr. Terry Levy travels the world to deliver professional training and instruction for general audiences. Here’s where to find him next. Visit our calendar for full details:
Warwick, R.I. June 21
Cromwell, Conn. June 22
Trumbull, Conn. July 25
Traverse City, Mich. July 26
Grand Rapids, Mich. July 27
Lansing, Mich. August 28
Eugene, Ore. August 29
Portland, Ore. August 30
Vancouver, Wash. Sept 19
Buffalo, N.Y. Sept 20
Rochester, N.Y. Sept 21
Syracuse, N.Y. October 4-6
ATTACh 30th Annual Conference, Virginia Beach, Va. Visit our calendar for more details.
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: