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Are You Attachment-Informed?

If you’re a therapist, are you attachment-informed? Therapists need to know about the attachment research of Mary Main and her colleagues at UC-Berkley. If you’re a client, are you attachment informed? Given that effective psychotherapy is all about “the relationship,” both therapists and clients need to be attachment-informed. So here are some attachment basics. Mary Main […]

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Developmental Trauma: A Gift or a Curse?

Childhood adversities involving developmental trauma can become personal game-changers. They can set you on a transformational journey that shifts you from being a broken, unworthy Victim and into a conscious, grateful Victor. It’s up to you to make meaning of these experiences, and to write your own story about them. You are the person who […]

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Healing Developmental Trauma in Children

Healing developmental trauma in children is possible. We know this because Janae has also trained many clinicians, childcare providers and early childhood educators to heal developmental trauma in the children that they work with. And we also have helped each other heal the “inner child” inside us. Developmental trauma describes a spectrum of parent-child experiences involving energetic disconnects in […]

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Our Research on Developmental Trauma

We began our heuristic research on developmental trauma just after our marriage in 1984. During this period, Janae was working on her doctorate degree in psychology and Barry was working on the manuscript for Breaking Family Patterns. In our first joint writing projects, we began creating a systemic model to help us understand the impact of early developmental issues […]

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