How early years trauma affects the brain
The child who mistrusts good care
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“Dan Hughes, Clinical Psychologist, from U.S.A., is the originator of Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy (DDP) and also Attachment – Focused Family Therapy. He is an internationally acclaimed therapist and author of ground-breaking books on attachment and emotional recovery.
Dan has integrated recent research in the areas of neurobiology of trauma, early child development and attachment theory, to produce a therapeutic approach that assists professionals and parents/caregivers to understand and effectively support the healing of vulnerable children and young people.
During one of his many trips to Scotland as a guest of Scottish Attachment in Action he recorded this summary of how the brain reacts to trauma and how an understanding of this process is helpful to foster and adoptive parents as well professionals such as residential care workers and teachers.”
This video is also available to download from the IRISS website. It is licensed under Creative Commons Attribution, Non-Commercial, ShareAlike 2.5 UK: Scotland License. © IRISS, 2016
Publisher: IRISS (Feb 2016)