What came first, the loss of attachment or the diagnosis … Anxiety, ADHD, ODD?
For the child who is oppositional, did they respond with opposition after feeling disconnected from their primary attachment or have their oppositional behaviors put stressors on their primary relationships?
Imagine a client/family in your office and you’re hearing about the oppositional and defiant child’s behavior from frustrated parents – which came first, the behavior and then the rupture in attachment. Or did the attachment come first and is showing as a behavioral disorder?
Watch me to become more successful in helping identify and heal ruptured attachments in family and children. Learn the ways that attachment trauma and relationship dysfunction impacts a child’s ability to feel safe with adults, follow directions and be respectful.
Reframe the behaviors to identify the distress, learn how attachment trauma is related to every diagnosis, and how repairing the primary attachment relationship can reduce symptomology.
Discover attachment-focused interventions to:
Reduce symptomology for anxiety, aggression, opposition, inattention, and mood instability
Increase connection for better self-esteem, coping skills, and sense of belonging
Improve emotional and self-regulation for life-long attachment
Build attachment-focused therapeutic rapport
Bring life-altering change to the children that you are working with, repairing foundational relationships and giving them the skills they need for life-long relationships, health and stability.