This is a blog written by my husband Warren who has a real heart for our work. I was thinking yesterday about all the families at the Center who are my heroes. I have come across many different types of heroes in my life but this season I just want to thank the adoptive and
I thought this week I would give you a short summary of a chapter I just read by Bruce Perry and Christine R. Ludy—Dobson titled “The Role of Healthy Relational Interactions in Buffering the Impact of childhood trauma”. If you would like to read the entire chapter click on this link. The Power of Relationships
December is often a month of ‘unpredictable’ and ‘out-of-the-ordinary’ events that can be disconcerting to traumatized children. Routines get changed, we stay up later, and that is only the beginning in this “wonder” month. Often families of troubled young ones wonder “why?” Why do things that are special get ruined? Why does my child sulk
With the holidays upon us I thought I would share a little from an article I just read titled “stress and the holidays”. It was written by Dr. Joshua Sparrow, a child psychiatrist who practices at the Boston clinic and writes a weekly column for the New York Times. The article covered multiple topics but
Autism Spectrum Disorder Because Dr. Brie Turns (specializing in Autism Spectrum Disorder) has recently joined Family Christian Counseling Center, I thought it would be helpful to share 1) part of her dissertation concerning what ASD is and 2) a short summary of the risk factors from the National Institute of Mental Health. What is ASD?