Integrated Attachment Family Therapy Training [Class 4: What Lies Underneath Difficult Child Behaviors & Working with Parents] Online Workshop

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DAFNA LENDER BY AZUREE WIITALA 8389 October 18th, 2021 - 5:00pm - 6:30pm Register Now

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5:00 PM-6:30 PM ET | 12 APA CE

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Children who feel hurt and angry disconnect from their parents - parents who sense that disconnect feel discouraged when their child-rearing approaches aren’t working. Even when parents attempt to improve their relationship through parent-child therapies, they may find that the interventions focus on improving behaviors without considering the core issues underneath: attachment and trauma.

This workshop, hosted by Collectively Rooted, offers a different lens that focuses on the physiologic, nonverbal connection between parent and child to improve the relationship. Using principles from two attachment-based modalities---Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy and Theraplay---learn how to enhance regulation, connection, and joy between parents and children as well as guide parents to do reparative work around family trauma.

WEEK 4: What Lies Underneath Difficult Child Behaviors & Working with Parents

We will practice responding to defensive parents to help uncover non-conscious fears and facilitate mentalization skills. We will practice role play for parents who make statements such as

In this session, you will

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