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  • Crenshaw Inc. teaches parents how to help their traumatized children and rebuild relationships.


    Crenshaw Inc. provides specialized psychotherapy services for children with early trauma and attachment disturbances who have often been diagnosed with Reactive Attachment Disorder (RAD), Adoption related issues, and other trauma-related disturbances. Shirley Crenshaw is available for individual therapy sessions and group workshop therapy alike, with a common focus on teaching parents to help their children (Shirley’s Treatment Protocol). For additional information regarding attachment and trauma therapy, please visit the Services page or feel free to Contact Shirley.

    Specializing in early trauma, attachment disturbances, adoption related issues, family conflicts, and child behavioral issues.

    Traumatized children [in their quest to survive] often demonstrate the following behaviors:

    Extreme urge to control others (bossiness)

    Too much OR too little affection

    Lack of cooperation (especially with mothers)

    Overly friendly with strangers

    Emotional isolation



    Inappropriate attention seeking

    Feelings of high shame / lack of empathy for others

    Food hoarding

    Children who have experienced early trauma [and the resulting attachment disturbances]

    are often diagnosed as:

    Reactive Attachment Disorder (RAD)

    Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

    Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD)

    Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

    Bipolar Disorder (BP)

    Conduct Disorder (CD)

    About Shirley Crenshaw

    Crenshaw Inc. is the private practice of Shirley Crenshaw. Shirley currently resides in St. Louis, MO where she has been providing psychotherapy services for over 25 years. Her qualifications and experience make Shirley one of the most recognized professionals specializing in Attachment and Trauma therapy.

    NEW CD Set - Therapeutic Parenting for Children with Trauma and Attachment Disturbances