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Eyes are mirrors for a child’s soul

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The significance of touch

If only I knew then what I know now! This sentiment particularly applies to the third in a series of posts on this site about published articles that arose out of the collaboration between Professor Graham Martin and myself between … Continue reading

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Secure Start

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Opening Dialogue with Schools

I am often reading and hearing about the frustrations of parents and carers of children with special needs when interfacing with their children’s school. What follows is my attempt to open dialogue with a school that has otherwise proved resistant … Continue reading

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Proactive Needs Provision Required to Heal Trauma Hurts

Perhaps the most little known and understood aspect of childhood trauma is the impact inadequate needs provision has on the child’s perception of how their basic human needs will be met in future, and their associated actions to satisfy their … Continue reading

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Attachment Trauma

If you looking for easy-to-read, high quality information about the effects of trauma in primary attachment relationships (hereafter referred to as attachment trauma), and what can be done to treat its effects during childhood, please visit my new page at securestart.com.au. … Continue reading

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Attachment Therapy Revisited

Back in July I published a post about attachment therapy for children who have experienced family trauma. This has been a popular post and resulted in my fielding a request to prepare a more detailed account of my approach to … Continue reading

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Who is my audience?

A Short Introduction to Attachment and Attachment Disorder began its life as a notes I wrote for a lecture I gave in 1999. The topic of the lecture was Assessing Attachment and the audience was Masters Degree students in the Clinical … Continue reading

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Recommended Reading for National Psychology Exam

My book, A Short Introduction to Attachment and Attachment Disorder, has been selected for the list of recommended readings for Provisional Psychologists who are to sit the National Psychology Exam as a prerequisite for registration as a Psychologist in Australia! … Continue reading

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Support Secure Start

Dear Readers, If you appreciate receiving information presented in this blog, please support me by visiting the website for my child and family psychology practice, Secure Start®. In doing so, you will assist me to continue to support children and … Continue reading

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