DOLLS THAT HEAL:
“Therapist designed dolls that helps put “re-parenting” into practice”
Healing Trauma by the EMDR International Association
Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) therapy is an integrative psychotherapy approach that has been extensively researched and proven effective for the treatment of trauma. EMDR is a set of standardized protocols that incorporates elements from many different treatment approaches. To date, EMDR therapy has helped millions of people of all ages relieve many types of psychological stress.
“Still Face Experiment” with Dr. Edward Tronick
Using the “Still Face” Experiment, in which a mother denies her baby attention for a short period of time, Tronick describes how prolonged lack of attention can move an infant from good socialization, to periods of bad but repairable socialization. In “ugly” situations the child does not receive any chance to return to the good, and may become stuck.
“What is Codependence?” by Pia Mellody
Pia Mellody creates a framework for identifying codependent thinking, emotions and behaviour and provides an effective approach to recovery.
“Self-Esteem” by Pia Mellody
Self esteem comes from within and is a total experience of self. It begins with the thought “I matter”, which produces a warmth in the heart, known as self love or self esteem which in turn affects how we behave. It is a decision. Either you have it or you don’t. It is a moment by moment decision.
“Developing Personal Boundaries” by Pia Mellody
Boundaries as a spiritual practice carries the concept of personal boundaries beyond the realm of interpersonal relations.
“How Acting ‘As If’ Is Scientifically Based- Fake It Until It Becomes You”