Tips to Improve Father-Child Bonding

As emerging research touts the benefit of a strong father-child relationship, busy fathers are seeking guidance on the best way to accomplish this goal. Answers to questions such as: ‘What…

Working with foster and adoptive families through the lens of attachment

“He just got kicked out of his second preschool program! We’re nearing the end of our options here. What do we do?” I could hear the desperation in the mother’s voice as she described the past few months with the 5-year-old she and her family wer…

The lingering influence of attachment

A few years ago, American Counseling Association member Lisa Bennett took a trip to Southeast Asia. While there, she thought it would be fun to visit an elephant sanctuary where sick and injured animals had been sent to heal. What she saw fascinated he…