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In these tough times, it is important to reflect on these truths. Continue reading →
In The Zahir, author Paulo Coelho tells the story of two firefighters who take a break from fighting a forest fire by a stream. The face of one of the firefighters is dirty and sooty. The face of the other … Continue reading →
Since I began updating A Short Introduction to Attachment and Attachment Disorder in early 2016, the CARE Therapeutic Framework is the name I have used when referring to content and strategies associated with the CARE Model (Consistency, Accessibility, Responsiveness, Emotional … Continue reading →
Secure Start® is looking to collaborate with organisations who share our vision of supporting happy, connected children. Continue reading →
Please find eight strategies to keep in mind when responding to a a tantrum exhibited by a child in your care. These are meant to be received as practical first steps. Continue reading →
In this post I will provide a description of what therapeutic parenting might look like when viewed as enrichment of conventional aspects of parenting that support recovery from inconsistent and inadequate care and early attachment trauma. Continue reading →
Across a career spanning almost 25 years I have spent much of my time engaging with caregivers of deeply hurt and troubled children.
Caregivers of these children often ask: What can I do to help this child?
This is an interesting question.
Which of the following statements best reflects the answer you would like to receive to this question, were you asking it? … Continue reading →
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 →