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Attached to the Unattached.
An article about the fundamentals for understanding attachment disorder in children, published in the August/September Issue of SEN Magazine.
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The Comeback Kid
An article about the fundamentals of promoting resilience in children, as published in the July issue of Junior Magazine.
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Childhood Resilience – What you need to know
An article about the fundamentals of promoting resilience in children.
Surviving the School Holidays
A Tip Sheet for promoting positive school holiday experiences for you and your children.
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A guide to the care and management of anxious and maladjusted children for parents and professionals (e.g. Teachers) who deal with children who display social, emotional and behavioural problems.
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What to expect from Psychotherapy
A guide for all parents, teachers and other persons who are considering referring a child to a Secure Start Psychologist for Psychotherapy.
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The Role of Play in Therapy
A brief explanation of why we incorporate fun activities into psychotherapy sessions.
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Parental Separation Tip Sheet
The following tip sheet provides essential information for separating couples regarding how the wellbeing of their children might be preserved during and after the separation process.
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Recent Journal Articles
Pearce, C.M. (2010). An Integration of Theory, Science and Reflective Clinical Practice in the Care and Management of Attachment-Disordered Children – A Triple A Approach. Educational and Child Psychology (Special Issue on Attachment), 27 (3): 73-86
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