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Intensive Outpatient Therapy

Family Systems

Trauma and the Brain

The Power of Healing Experiences

Positive psychology, resilience and post traumatic growth

What is Attachment

Importance of secure attachment for children

The Baby’s Brain

A Child’s Core Beliefs

Upcoming Seminars

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:

October 24
Bismarck, ND
October 25
Fargo, ND
October 26
Sioux Falls, SD

January 29
Woburn, MA
January 30
Waltham, MA
January 31
Dedham, MA

February 27
Marietta, GA
February 28
Decatur, GA

March 27
Albany, NY
March 28
Springfield, MA
March 29
Poughkeepsie, NY

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:
  • low self-esteem
  • lack of self-control
  • antisocial attitudes and behaviors
  • aggression and violence
  • lack of empathy, compassion and remorse
Read more.

Recommended reading

These books and journal articles explain the most important aspects of attachment in adults and children, child maltreatment, treatment approaches, parenting and related social issues.