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Punishment is Problematic

People do not act for no reason. They may act in response to an idea. They may act in response to an emotion. They may act in response to a need that requires satisfaction. They may act because the way … Continue reading

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Child Protection Reflections

Some reflections on child protection . . . The requirement that children be protected from abuse, neglect and interpersonal trauma is conceptually simple and beyond reproach. Child protection in practice is not-so-simple. Child protection in practice requires the community to … Continue reading

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Bestselling Adoption Titles

Please visit the Secure Star site for these and other bestselling titles. Bestselling Adoption Titles.

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Reparative Attachment Therapy

Reparative Attachment Therapy.

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Triple-A Model of Therapeutic Care

Triple-A Model of Therapeutic Care.

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Reparative Attachment Therapy

Reparative Attachment Therapy is the name used to refer to Colby’s therapeutic approach when treating children who have experienced the devastating effects of abuse, neglect, family violence and loss during their early developmental years. Key elements of Colby’s approach appear … Continue reading

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Triple-A Model of Therapeutic Care

The Triple-A Model of Therapeutic Care is an evidence-based approach to the care of children who have experienced complex developmental trauma. The Model was developed by Secure Start Principal Clinical Psychologist, Colby Pearce, and represents an integration of knowledge and … Continue reading

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Adopting a balanced view

This short article first appeared in the Blog for The Adoption Social on 21/1/14. I am grateful to the administrators of that site for their interest in my work and my views regarding the care of children. I was born … Continue reading

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Compendiums of Attachment-Informed Articles

Dear Visitors to this Site, I have recently collated a number of blog posts into two “compendiums”, which appear in Menu’s on the right hand side of this site. One compendium includes articles relating to the care, management and treatment … Continue reading

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Overcoming Attachment Trauma

This is a post for those adults who relate to children who have experienced trauma in their primary attachment relationship(s); whether you may be their parent, relative carer, kinship carer, adoptive parent, foster parent, residential carer, teacher or education support … Continue reading

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