Today's parents are constantly pressured to be perfect. But in striving to do everything right, we risk missing what children really need for lifelong emotional security. Now the simple, powerful "Circle of Security" parenting strategies that Kent Hoffman, Glen Cooper, and Bert Powell have taught thousands of families are available in self-help form for the first time.
You will learn:
● How to balance nurturing and protectiveness with promoting your child's independence.
● What emotional needs a toddler or older child may be expressing through difficult behavior.
● How your own upbringing affects your parenting style—and what you can do about it.
Filled with vivid stories and unique practical tools, this book puts the keys to healthy attachment within everyone's reach—self-understanding, flexibility, and the willingness to make and learn from mistakes.
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“This is a highly usable guide with the potential to enrich relationships of all kinds.”
Publishers Weekly (starred review)
About the Authors
Kent Hoffman is a clinician, developmental researcher, and cofounder (with Bert Powell and Glen Cooper) of Circle of Security International.
Glen Cooper has worked as a psychotherapist with individuals and families in both agency and private practice settings since the 1970s. He has extensive training in family systems, object relations, attachment theory, and infant mental health assessment.
Bert Powell began his clinical work as an outpatient family therapist in a community mental health center, where he helped a broad range of families find and use unacknowledged strengths to address their problems. Powell is certified in psychoanalytic psychotherapy by The Masterson Institute in New York City.
About Coleen Marlo
Coleen Marlo is an AudioFile Earphones Award–winning narrator who has been nominated for an Audie Award twice, winning in 2011. She has been awarded three Listen-Up Awards from Publishers Weekly, an AudioFile Audiobook of the Year Award in 2011, and was named Audiobook Narrator of the Year for 2010 by Publishers Weekly. She is a member of the prestigious Actors Studio and taught acting for ten years at the Lee Strasberg Theatre & Film Institute. Marlo is a proud founding member of Deyan Institute of Voice Artistry and Technology.