Attachment Focused Parenting & Play seminars at Conscious Parenting Festival, Santa Rosa, California

Attachment Focused Parenting & Play seminars at Conscious Parenting Festival, Santa Rosa, California
June 21, 2014 - June 22, 2014

(All Day)

Event type: Study Day

Location: Sonoma Country Day School
4400 Day School Place, Santa Rosa, California,

Event information

Mayer, Mervin photo 05.02.14 65020_2_120x150Name of the Presenter: Mervin Maier, MFT

City: Santa Rosa

Saturday 21st June

Breakout session: Attachment Focused Parenting

Learning Objectives: Introduce parents to the model of attachment and the building of a secure base and safe haven relationship with their children. Explain the concepts of attunement, intersubjectivity, and the attitude of PACE (Playfulness, Acceptance and Empathy) which allows for parents to have a transformative impact on their children. Helping parents to understand what makes attachment focused parenting (AFP) different from learning and reinforcement parenting and how AFP initiates healthy behavior responses from children by valuing connection above correction.

Sunday 22nd June

Breakout Session: Building Attachment Relationship Through Play

Learning Objectives: Involve parents and their child/children in interactive games that are designed to promote structure, nurturing, challenge and engagement through play.

Website: http://www.festivalofconsciousparenting.org

Email for Mervin Maiermmaiermft@sonic.net            Phone: 707-992-5238

Bio: Mervin Maier, MA, MFT has been a licensed therapist for over 38 years. He has worked in many counseling domains including private non-profit agencies, residential treatment, and private practice. His instructional experience includes providing workshops and trainings for parents and professionals. He has been a community college instructor and is currently a consultant to professional groups and therapists. In his practice Mervin serves children, teens, adults, and couples. He is Humanistic/Existentially based integrating an attachment model that is both experientially and emotionally focused. Mervin has been training with Dan Hughes since 2004 and is a Certified DyadicDevelopmental Psychotherapy (DDP) Therapist. Additionally he is a certified Attachment Focused Family Therapist (AFFT). He is currently working towards certification as a DDP Consultant. He is a Board Member of the DDP Institute. Also, Mervin has Advanced Training in EFT for Couples. In addition to his proficiency in attachment issues, Mervin has specific expertise in trauma, anxiety, depression, ADHD, learning difficulties, anger management and spectrum disorders.

 


Attachment Focused Parenting & Play seminars at Conscious Parenting Festival, Santa Rosa, California at Sonoma Country Day School, June 21, 2014 - June 22, 2014

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