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    Attachment and Trauma Resources

    Shirley would like to give credit to all the individuals and organizations that support attachment and trauma therapy. Their efforts and contributions make the field what it is today. Below are some of the relevant resources available to the public:


    • Food in Schools – VIDEO
    • Brain Gym – VIDEO
    • Multiple Transitions: A Young Child’s Point of View about Foster Care and Adoption – VIDEO
    • Treatment Protocol – PDF
    • Cradling Children – PDF
    • Shame Has No Relationships – PDF
    • Hoofbeats: Attachment Trauma News – PDF
    • “Crying It Out Causes Brain Damage” – LINK
    • “Can the Right Kinds of Play Teach Self-Control?” – LINK
    • “RAD – Reactive Attachment Disorder” – LINK
    • FAQs for Teachers – LINK
    • Childhood Traumas: An Outline and Overview – LINK



    • Crenshaw, S. (2013).Therapeutic Parenting for Children with Trauma and Attachment Disturbances.
      (CD): Buy the CD Set
    • Crenshaw, S. (2012).Children with Trauma and Attachment Disturbances: Healing the Most Challenging Children.
      (DVD): View the DVD
    • Crenshaw, S. (2012).Children with Trauma and Attachment Disturbances: Healing the Most Challenging Children.
      (CD): View the CD
    • Gray, D. (2002). Attaching in Adoption. Indianapolis, IN: Perspective Press
    • Hughes, D. (1997). Facilitating Developmental Attachment: The Road to Emotional Recovery and Behavioral Change in Foster and Adopted Children. Northvale, NJ: Jason Aronson
    • *Hughes, D. (2006). Building the Bonds of Attachment. Northvale, NJ: Jason Aronson
    • Hughes, D. (2006). Building the Bonds of Attachment with Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy. 2 DVD Discs (185 minutes) – order directly from his website.
    • *Keck, G. and Kupecky, R. (2002). Parenting the Hurt Child. Colorado Springs, CO: Pinon Press
    • Levine, P. (1997). Waking the Tiger: Healing Trauma. Berkeley, CA: North Atlantic Books
    • *Orlans, M. and Levy, T. (2006). Healing Parents. Washington, DC: CWLA Press
    • Perry, B. (1995). Maltreated Children: Experience: Brain Development and the Next Generation. New York, NY: W. W. Norton
    • Perry, B. (2006). “Applying Principals of Neurodevelopment to Clinical Work with Maltreated and Traumatized Children” in Working with Traumatized Youth in Child Welfare. ed. by Nancy Boyd Webb. New York, NY: Gulford Press
    • *Post, B. and Forbes, H. (2006). Beyond Consequences.
    • Purvis, K. The Connected Child.
    • Schore, A.N. (1994). Affect Regulation and Origin of the Self. Hillsdale, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum
    • Siegel, D.J. (1999). The Developing Mind. New York, NY: Gulford Press
    • Siegel, D.J. (2006). Parenting from the Inside Out
    • Tangney, J.P. & Dearing, R. (2002). Shame & Guilt. New York, NY: Gulford Press
    • *Thomas, N. (1997). Building Brilliant Brains Through Bonding. (DVD):
    • *Smith, L. (2005). Oil and Water: The Attachment Disordered Child in School.
    • van der Kolk, B. (1994). The Body Keeps the Score: Memory and the Evolving Psychobiology of Past Traumatic Stress.
    • van Gulden, H. (2006). Learning the Dance of Attachment. (715) 386-5550
    • (2011). Hope for Healing