Books

Below you can find some articles about adoption!

 

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The Promise      

For adoptive parents seeking tools and better understanding        

www.thepromisebook.ca 

The Promise is a raw and compelling memoir. It offers insight into the behaviours of adopted and foster children, gives hope to struggling families, and is a must-read for adoptive parents who are at a loss after bringing wounded children into the family.


When Christen Shepherd adopted four children from foster care she dove into the treacherous waters of raising traumatized children. Because of mammoth tantrums, explosive rages, destroyed rooms, and unending grief, the Shepherds enlisted the help of a Child and Youth Counsellor, Lisa Highfield.


"Attachment Focused Parenting", by Dr. Dan Hughes
 

"Born for Love", by Bruce Perry and Maia Szalavitz
 

"Brain-Based Parenting", by Jon Baylin and Dan Hughes


"Creating Capacity for Attachment", edited by Arthur Becker-Weidman and Deb Shell


"Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy Casebook", edited by Arthur Becker-Weidman


"Hope For Healing: A Parent’s Guide to Trauma and Attachment"


"I Love You Rituals", by Becky Bailey
 

"Parenting from the Inside Out", by Dan Siegel and Mary Hartzelll
 

"Time-In Parenting", by Otto Weininger
 

"The Attachment Therapy Companion: Key Practices for Treating Families and Children", editors Arthur Becker-Weidman, Lois Ehrmann and Denise LeBow Norton,publication pending
 

"The Boy Who was Raised as a Dog", by Bruce Perry and Maia Szalavitz
 

"The Developing Mind", by Daniel Siegel
 

"The Irreducible Needs of Children", by Brazelton and Greenspan
 

"The Jonathan Letters", by Michael Trout and Lori Thomas
 

"Trauma and the Body", by Ogden, Minton and Pain
 

"Recovering from Hazardous Parenting", by Brenda McCreight

 


 

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Relationship Repair: Reconciliation, Intention Assignment, Forgiveness, and Conflict Resolution   
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