How to be a Therapeutic Parent

As adoptive, foster, or even biological parents, we all tend to wonder how we could be doing better. How can I parent better? I can I support my child better? How can I be more present for my child? These questions led us to a fantastic blog by writer/author/ adoptive parent Lori Holden. She, along with another adoptive parent, Adi Tilford, share how to be a therapeutic parent. Thus creating a therapeutic home.

Therapeutic parenting is a deeply nurturing parenting style and is especially effective for children with attachment difficulties and those who have experienced trauma. 

The three principles include addressing the following ideas:

  • Do my children feel safe?
  • Am I in a learner stance?
  • Have I gone there first?

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