The Simple Guide to Attachment Difficulties in Children
What They are and How to Help
Author: Betsy de de Thierry, Emma Reeves (Illustrator)
It tackles some challenging questions, such as ‘what is the difference between trauma and attachment?’, and explains how having an understanding of attachment is only part of the overall picture when it comes to caring for traumatized children.
It is an essential read for any adult parenting or caring for a child who has experienced attachment difficulties. Market: Adoptive/foster families and related professionals such as teachers, counsellors, social workers, parents, educators
About the Author
Betsy de Thierry is a mum of four brilliant boys, a practising psychotherapist and a qualified primary school teacher who has founded several charities that work directly with troubled families. She is a trauma specialist who is highly sought after to train and consult for teachers, therapists, psychologists, paediatricians, social workers, parenting support workers and the police. Betsy has authored several books including Teaching the Child on the Trauma Continuum and The Simple Guide to Child Trauma.
Betsy is the Founding Director of the Trauma Recovery Centre (www.trc-uk.org), which is a charity for traumatised children who find mainstream school too overwhelming, with therapy centres, alternative education centres and training centres across the UK. She is also the CEO of BdT Ltd (www.betsytraininguk.co.uk) Trauma Training, Consultancy and Leadership, which supports professionals who work with traumatised children in the UK.