• Review: The Neurobiology of Attachment Based Therapy

    For children to have to go from having to develop a mistrusting brain, and make the journey from mistrust to trust is not a no-brainer – it’s a real brainer. They really need to make some changes in their trajectory….. This book is an attempt to try to apply the knowledge about brain development and brain change and look at the process of change and attachment focused therapy’ - Jon Baylin In conversation with Dan Hughes and Janise Mitchell at the ACF conference 2016.

  • Neurobiology of Self-Care

    An exploration of self-care from a neurobiological perspective, placing it at the centre of effective practice in work with traumatised children, young people and families. 

  • Caring for a Traumatised Teen

    Adolescence is a period of significant growth, change and development, and is often an exciting as well as challenging time for young people and their parents or carers.  In this blog entry we discuss the insights neurobiology has to support the role of carers of traumatised young people.

  • 9 Plain English Principles of Trauma Informed Care

    The trauma literature can be overwhelming. Its basis in neuroscience offers incredible insights into its impact. But it also is challenging to decipher and make relevant to the ways in which children that have experienced abuse and neglect can be effectively supported.  

    So here, are our top nine principles of trauma informed care – in plain English.
  • An interview with Cathy Malchiodi – Part 2

    In December last year, we published the first of a two-part interview with Cathy Malchiodi. Here, Cathy is continuing her answer to the question “What is the neuroscience behind creative and art therapies”, specifically discussing research around sensory based interventions, non-verbal communication and right hemisphere dominance.