Subject: Therapy

Why Attachment Matters in Play IRISS Podcast for SAIA 2014 Conference

Scottish Attachment In Action’s annual conference ‘Why Attachment Matters in Play’ focused on Theraplay. Theraplay is a child and family therapy aimed at enhancing and building attachment, self-esteem, trust in others, and joyful engagement. This is a 30 minute recording by the Institute for Research and Innovation in Social Services (IRISS)

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Arthur’s Journey. A case study of integrated therapy process

Hannah Sun-Reid is a Certified Child Psychotherapist and Play Therapist Supervisor, a Certified Theraplay Therapist, a Certified Trauma Specialist, a Certified Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapist, a Sandtray-Worldplay Therapist and an EMDR therapist. Hannah has more than 20 years experience working with children and families who experience life challenges including trauma and loss. She also provides training and supervision. She lives and works in southern Ontario, Canada.

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Jon Baylin & Dan Hughes “From Mistrust to Trust: A brain-based therapy model” DDP UK Conference Proceedings Birmingham 10-11 Nov 2014

In their presentation "From Mistrust to Trust: A Brain-Based Relational Model for Helping Defensive Children Learn to Trust", Dan Hughes and Jon Baylin presented a model of the change process in attachment-focused therapy that is based on social developmental neuroscience. With thanks to Jon Baylin and Dan Hughes for giving permission for their presentation to be reproduced here.

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Dan Hughes “Conference Reflections” DDP UK Conference Birmingham 10-11 Nov 2014

Dan Hughes's conference reflections are included here, particularly the importance of not forgetting the value of the core work of DDP - helping children to stay regulated and begin to experience the joy of reciprocal connections with their parent, caregiver and therapist. Also included here is the conference programme. Dan's profile is included as is Julie Hudson's as they both chaired the conference.

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View resource: Dan Hughes “Conference Reflections” DDP UK Conference Birmingham 10-11 Nov 2014