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. This week, we begin a series...
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...
As we discussed in the first blog of this series on Experiential Change and Healing, research shows the critical impact of negative early childhood experiences such as trauma, abuse or abandonment on everything from brain development to an individual’s ability to form...
Over the last weeks, we’ve explored the biology of trauma. In other words, we’ve focused on what happens to the brain and the body when an individual is exposed to stress and trauma, especially at a young age. In this article, we take a closer look at how trauma (and...
We all know how stress can make us feel. Our hearts start racing, we break out in a sweat, we get a headache, etc. These are the body’s, immediate responses to a tense moment. Over time, however, stress can have a much more significant, far-reaching impact on both the...
This is the first article in our Biology Series, in which we will focus on the mind-body-emotion connection. Emotional wellbeing, positive attachments or the lack thereof, have a direct impact on our biology — from physical health outcomes to the development of our...
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: