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After several years of collaboration with mental health and child welfare professionals in Japan, we are pleased to announce the opening in Tokyo of the Attachment Treatment and Training Institute (ATTI) of Japan. For years, Evergreen Psychotherapy Center’s...
Bad parenting and child abuse have long-reaching consequences, but there is a way to heal. Sherry Hamby, Ph.D., outlines in an article at Psychology Today that that among the best ways to heal is to tell one’s story of abuse: “Telling your own story can...
In the past, children fulfilled a significant role in the survival of the family. Before supermarkets and washing machines, families were burdened with a tremendous amount of work. Food had to be prepared from scratch, clothes had to be handmade, wood had to be...
During World War II, Lt. Commander Butch O’Hare served as a fighter pilot on the aircraft carrier Lexington in the South Pacific. On February 20, 1942, his entire squadron was sent on a mission. Once airborne, he noticed someone had neglected to top off his fuel tank....
The treatment process with children who have experienced trauma and compromised attachment must replicate the emotional, social and biological characteristics of secure parent–child attachment. That is, the ingredients found in parent–child relationships leading to...
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: