Subject: PACE

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

Dan Hughes & Jon Baylin “How DDP & PACE reawaken the capacity to feel the need for comfort and joy” DDP Canada Conf Proceedings 6-8 Oct 2014

Dan and Jon's presentation focused on how the brain develops with comfort and joy: How DDP and PACE promote reversal learning, new neuropsychological relational patterns, affect regulation, and then reawaken the child's capacity to feel the need for both comfort and joy from his or her parents or other caregivers.

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View resource: Dan Hughes & Jon Baylin “How DDP & PACE reawaken the capacity to feel the need for comfort and joy” DDP Canada Conf Proceedings 6-8 Oct 2014

Robert Spottswood Challenging Children Struggling Caretakers. DDP Canada Conf 6-8 Oct 2014

Robert's presentation took us through success and difficulty with the longer, slower cases. Robert says: "Not all our cases look like the successes in training tapes, and sometimes the harder cases seem to fill our case loads. This presentation will go over a brief video of a challenging case with a wounded caretaker and review some of the factors to remaining 'open and engaged' when conditions are less than ideal."

View resource: Robert Spottswood Challenging Children Struggling Caretakers. DDP Canada Conf 6-8 Oct 2014

Sian Phillips & Deni Melim. Belong-Bringing PACE into class. DDP Canada Conf Proceedings 6-8 Oct 2014

Sian and Demi's presentation outlined their experiences of developing The Belong Program. This program actively bringing PACE into a school classroom environment. The initial results from outcome study are encourging.

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View resource: Sian Phillips & Deni Melim. Belong-Bringing PACE into class. DDP Canada Conf Proceedings 6-8 Oct 2014