Brain Development, Attachments, and Relationships
||To examine the early transmission of the cycle of intergenerational family dysfunction and/or violence/
||Participants will gain understandings of:
Structural brain changes attributed to early relational experiences of attachments and regret
Early relational experiences of attachments and neglect.
The sense of loss affecting many children in out stressful society.
The capacity of grieving children to engage in magical thinking.
The physiology of early fear and trauma.
The urgency of early intervention.
The specific indications of traumatic memories.
The effect of trauma on children's ability to access their neocortex
Why trauma specific interventions need to begin with psychomotor action.
Actual healing activities that incorporate symbolic play, art, and creative writing.