Hello + welcome to this tiny space on the internet! I created this blog (+ changed the name twice since) 14 years ago as a creative outlet from my career in the emergency room as a PA. After spending the past 7 (or so) years on social media outlets, I have decided to delete all of the ones associated with this blog and get back to the heart of blogging.
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What can we as parents do to support healthy attachment in our children? We want our children to have secure attachment in their relationships throughout their lives and know that the early years are vital to ensuring this. However, it often feels overwhelming when we are striving to get it perfect 100% of the time. But research says children still develop healthy secure attachment when we don’t get it “right” all the time.
Dr. Alex Shrake is joining me to provide insight into how we can help our children develop secure attachment. Dr. Alex Shrake is a California based Licensed Professional Clinical counselor and mom of town who specializes in supporting parents through pregnancy, postpartum and parenting during the early years.
She works with families form an attachment frame and has specialized training in supporting those who have experienced trauma. Dr. Alex Shrake also has a background in teaching and supervision counselors-in-training and consulting with preschools regarding fostering positive socioemotional development in the classroom.
In today’s episode, we talk about attachment theory, the different types of attachment styles, how to support healthy attachment, and how it may look in real life situations.
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