Loss of a primary attachment relationship can be traumatizing to children of any age. Children who have been exposed to trauma, neglect, loss, and/or multiple placements are at a higher risk of developing an attachment disturbance. Both the attachment process and traumatizing experiences affect children biologically, psychologically, and behaviorally both influence a child’s self-concept and how future relationships and events are experienced (James, B 1994).
Leading expertise in Attachment Focused Therapy, at Kids & Families Together a multi-disciplinary treatment approach is utilized. Our clinical team includes licensed clinicians (with specific advanced training in the field of attachment), and registered interns completing their hours toward licensure.
At Kids & Families Together we believe the development of secure attachments between parents and children promote healthier children and healthier families.
There can be any number of unforeseen reasons that the primary attachment between a caregiver and a child is compromised.
This can affect birth families as well as families that have come together through:
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