Understanding relationships Best therapeutic practice is informed by attachment theory in repairing attachment wounds. These wounds stem from the way we are looked after by our caregivers. Defining Attachment John Bowlby famous psychologist defined attachment “as being a strong affectional tie that binds a person to an intimate companion.” Attachment patterns We develop attachment patterns…

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What is self-regulation? Self-regulation is a flexible way of knowing and understanding our body and mind.  Self-regulation is the ability to monitor and have control of our thoughts, emotions, behaviour and impulses.  Self-regulation helps us experience and express our emotions.  It provides us with the confidence to alter our self-expression with other people in any…

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Build resources and strengthen your ability to overcome trauma memories People need to build resources when they are  struggling with trauma.  They need assistance in feeling resourced before they can understand and integrate a traumatic memory.  The trauma memory is something that needs to be worked with but only after the client is resourced and…

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