Attachment Theory in Action with Karen Doyle Buckwalter
Dr. Judith Eckerle on The importance of Global Assessments When Looking at Attachment Issues, Part Two

Dr. Judith Eckerle on The importance of Global Assessments When Looking at Attachment Issues, Part Two

May 14, 2019

Welcome to Attachment Theory in Action! Our podcast is dedicated to therapists, social workers, counselors and psychologists who are working with clients from an attachment-based perspective. Interviews are conducted with individuals who are doing clinical work as well as leading attachment theory researchers.

Today, Karen will continue her conversation with Dr. Judith Eckerle, director of the Adoption Medicine Clinic in Minneapolis, MN, on the importance of global assessments when looking at attachment issues. A graduate of the Medical College of Wisconsin, Dr. Eckerle completed a pediatrics residency at the New York Presbyterian Hospital and a fellowship in international adoption at the University of Minnesota Medical School.

An international adoptee from South Korea, Dr. Eckerle feels a close bond to adopted children and their families. Her personal history combined with her medical training strengthens her perspective as she works with children on health and transition issues.

Dr. Judith Eckerle on The Importance of Global Assessments When Looking at Attachment Issues, Part One

Dr. Judith Eckerle on The Importance of Global Assessments When Looking at Attachment Issues, Part One

May 7, 2019

Welcome to Attachment Theory in Action! Our podcast is dedicated to therapists, social workers, counselors and psychologists who are working with clients from an attachment-based perspective. Interviews are conducted with individuals who are doing clinical work as well as leading attachment theory researchers.

Today, Karen will introduce us to Dr. Judith Eckerle, director of the Adoption Medicine Clinic in Minneapolis, MN, who will talk about the importance of global assessments when looking at attachment issues. A graduate of the Medical College of Wisconsin, Dr. Eckerle completed a pediatrics residency at the New York Presbyterian Hospital and a fellowship in international adoption at the University of Minnesota Medical School. 

An international adoptee from South Korea, Dr. Eckerle feels a close bond to adopted children and their families. Her personal history combined with her medical training strengthens her perspective as she works with children on health and transition issues. 

Jim Harlow on Using the Adult Attachment Interview, Part Two

Jim Harlow on Using the Adult Attachment Interview, Part Two

April 30, 2019

Welcome to Attachment Theory in Action! Our podcast is dedicated to therapists, social workers, counselors and psychologists who are working with clients from an attachment-based perspective. Interviews are conducted with individuals who are doing clinical work as well as leading attachment theory researchers.

Today, Karen will introduce us to Jim Harlow, who will explore the use of the Adult Attachment Interview. 

Jim is the adoptive father of 5.  He and his wife adopted each of their kids individually about 30-35 years ago here in north Texas through the foster care system.  The children came at different ages (3 months to 15 years old) and from diverse backgrounds.  They have all now made it to adulthood, educating Jim in the process.  

Other education includes an MA in Counseling from Dallas Baptist University and four years working with the TCU Institute of Child Development.

Jim Harlow on Using the Adult Attachment Interview, Part One

Jim Harlow on Using the Adult Attachment Interview, Part One

April 23, 2019

Welcome to Attachment Theory in Action! Our podcast is dedicated to therapists, social workers, counselors and psychologists who are working with clients from an attachment-based perspective. Interviews are conducted with individuals who are doing clinical work as well as leading attachment theory researchers.

Today, Karen will introduce us to Jim Harlow, who will explore the use of the Adult Attachment Interview. 

Jim is the adoptive father of 5.  He and his wife adopted each of their kids individually about 30-35 years ago here in north Texas through the foster care system.  The children came at different ages (3 months to 15 years old) and from diverse backgrounds.  They have all now made it to adulthood, educating Jim in the process.  

Other education includes an MA in Counseling from Dallas Baptist University and four years working with the TCU Institute of Child Development.

Ruth Setlak on the Impact of PANS/PANDAS/Lyme on Clinical Work, Part Two

Ruth Setlak on the Impact of PANS/PANDAS/Lyme on Clinical Work, Part Two

April 16, 2019

Welcome to Attachment Theory in Action, a weekly podcast presented by The Knowledge Center at Chaddock. Our Podcast is dedicated to therapists, social workers, counselors and psychologists working with clients from an attachment-based perspective.

Your host Karen Doyle Buckwalter will introduce you to Ruth Setlak, who will discuss the impact of PANS/PANDAS/Lyme disease on clinical work.

Ruth has a Masters Degree in Social Work from the University of Kentucky with a speciality in mental health and is currently a clinical social worker in Colorado. Her education and training has primarily focused around child/parent attachment, neuro-developmental disorders, adoption, medical disorders such as PANS/PANDAS and chronic illnesses, as well as trauma, parenting dynamics, and building healthy relational dynamics. Ruth is certified in EMDR and DIR/Floortime, as well as Accelerated Experiential Dynamic Psychotherapy. Ruth is very passionate about learning brain-based interventions to help her clients.

Ruth Setlak on the Impact of PANS/PANDAS/Lyme on Clinical Work, Part One

Ruth Setlak on the Impact of PANS/PANDAS/Lyme on Clinical Work, Part One

April 9, 2019

Welcome to Attachment Theory in Action, a weekly podcast presented by The Knowledge Center at Chaddock. Our Podcast is dedicated to therapists, social workers, counselors and psychologists working with clients from an attachment-based perspective.

Your host Karen Doyle Buckwalter will introduce you to Ruth Setlak, who will discuss the impact of PANS/PANDAS/Lyme disease on clinical work.

Ruth has a Masters Degree in Social Work from the University of Kentucky with a speciality in mental health and is currently a clinical social worker in Colorado. Her education and training has primarily focused around child/parent attachment, neuro-developmental disorders, adoption, medical disorders such as PANS/PANDAS and chronic illnesses, as well as trauma, parenting dynamics, and building healthy relational dynamics. Ruth is certified in EMDR and DIR/Floortime, as well as Accelerated Experiential Dynamic Psychotherapy. Ruth is very passionate about learning brain-based interventions to help her clients.

Paris Goodyear-Brown on Play Therapy and Attachment Issues, Part Two

Paris Goodyear-Brown on Play Therapy and Attachment Issues, Part Two

April 2, 2019

Welcome to Attachment Theory in Action! Our podcast is dedicated to therapists, social workers, counselors and psychologists who are working with clients from an attachment-based perspective. Interviews are conducted with individuals who are doing clinical work as well as leading attachment theory researchers.

Your host, Karen Doyle Buckwalter will introduce you to Paris Goodyear-Brown, who will discuss play therapy and attachment issues. This episode is the second of a two-part series with Paris! 

Paris Goodyear-Brown is the founder and director of Nurture House and is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and a Registered Play Therapist-Supervisor with 20 years of experience in treating families in need. While she specializes in treating trauma (sexual abuse, physical abuse, maltreatment and neglect) and attachment disturbances, she often provides help for anxious, angry or depressed children and teens. A child development expert, she frequently provides parent consultation, dyadic assessment and parent coaching to help parents manage and resolve their children’s behavior problems. She is an Adjunct Instructor of Psychiatric Mental Health at Vanderbilt University, guest lecturer for several universities in middle Tennessee, and has an international reputation as a dynamic speaker and innovative clinician. She provides play therapy and licensure supervision and consults with various school districts, agencies and mental health organizations to help develop play therapy programs and create more developmentally sensitive programming. With trainings in Morocco, Australia, and Sweden, as well as frequent domestic presentations, she is best known for developing clinically sound, played-based interventions that are used to treat a variety of childhood problems. She has received the APT award for Play Therapy Promotion and Education. She is the author of multiple books, chapters and articles related to child therapy. Her newest books include Tackling Touchy Subjects, the Handbook of Child Sexual AbuseIdentification, Assessment, and TreatmentPlay Therapy with Traumatized Children: A Prescriptive Approach and The Worry Wars: An Anxiety Workbook for Kids and their Helpful Adults. For the whole of her career, she has carried a vision of a place – a home – in which the space itself would help children and parents feel safe, nurtured and ready to do the deep work of healing. Although it looks like a playhouse – and her child clients call it  “the kid’s palace” -the fun, highly playful environment helps the hard stuff go down easier.  

Paris Goodyear-Brown on Play Therapy and Attachment Issues, Part One

Paris Goodyear-Brown on Play Therapy and Attachment Issues, Part One

March 26, 2019

Welcome to Attachment Theory in Action! Our podcast is dedicated to therapists, social workers, counselors and psychologists who are working with clients from an attachment-based perspective. Interviews are conducted with individuals who are doing clinical work as well as leading attachment theory researchers.

Your host, Karen Doyle Buckwalter will introduce you to Paris Goodyear-Brown, who will discuss play therapy and attachment issues. This episode is the first of a two-part series with Paris! 

Paris Goodyear-Brown is the founder and director of Nurture House and is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and a Registered Play Therapist-Supervisor with 20 years of experience in treating families in need. While she specializes in treating trauma (sexual abuse, physical abuse, maltreatment and neglect) and attachment disturbances, she often provides help for anxious, angry or depressed children and teens. A child development expert, she frequently provides parent consultation, dyadic assessment and parent coaching to help parents manage and resolve their children’s behavior problems. She is an Adjunct Instructor of Psychiatric Mental Health at Vanderbilt University, guest lecturer for several universities in middle Tennessee, and has an international reputation as a dynamic speaker and innovative clinician. She provides play therapy and licensure supervision and consults with various school districts, agencies and mental health organizations to help develop play therapy programs and create more developmentally sensitive programming. With trainings in Morocco, Australia, and Sweden, as well as frequent domestic presentations, she is best known for developing clinically sound, played-based interventions that are used to treat a variety of childhood problems. She has received the APT award for Play Therapy Promotion and Education. She is the author of multiple books, chapters and articles related to child therapy. Her newest books include Tackling Touchy Subjects, the Handbook of Child Sexual AbuseIdentification, Assessment, and TreatmentPlay Therapy with Traumatized Children: A Prescriptive Approach and The Worry Wars: An Anxiety Workbook for Kids and their Helpful Adults. For the whole of her career, she has carried a vision of a place – a home – in which the space itself would help children and parents feel safe, nurtured and ready to do the deep work of healing. Although it looks like a playhouse – and her child clients call it  “the kid’s palace” -the fun, highly playful environment helps the hard stuff go down easier.  

Curt Thompson on How our Attachment History Impacts our Relationship with God, Part Two

Curt Thompson on How our Attachment History Impacts our Relationship with God, Part Two

March 19, 2019

Welcome to Attachment Theory in Action! Our podcast is dedicated to therapists, social workers, counselors and psychologists who are working with clients from an attachment-based perspective. Interviews are conducted with individuals who are doing clinical work as well as leading attachment theory researchers.

Your host, Karen Doyle Buckwalter will introduce you to Curt Thompson, M.D., who will discuss how our attachment history impacts our relationship with God. 

Curt Thompson, M.D., is a psychiatrist in private practice in Falls Church, Virginia and the founder of Being Known, LLC, and The Center for Being Known, an organization that develops resources to educate and train leaders about the intersection between interpersonal neurobiology, Christian spiritual formation, and vocational creativity. He is the author of Anatomy of the Souland The Soul of Shame: Retelling the Stories We Believe About Ourselves. He graduated from Wright State University School of Medicine, completed his psychiatric residency at Temple University Hospital, and is board certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. He is actively engaged in learning and education as he supervises clinical employees and facilitates ongoing education groups for patients and colleagues. Throughout his career, along with treating adults, adolescents, and families, his main focus of clinical and research interest has been the integration of psychiatry, its associated disciplines, and Christian spirituality. He is a frequent speaker on the topic at workshops, conferences, and retreats.    

He has specific expertise in the field of interpersonal neurobiology and how it reflects important tenants of Christian faith, providing opportunities to comprehend and experience that same faith in fresh trustworthy ways. Much of his work is now committed to training other professionals across cultures and in multiple vocational domains in the same material.

He and his wife Phyllis are the parents of two children and reside in Arlington, Virginia. He serves as an elder at Washington Community Fellowship, a congregation of the Mennonite church, in Washington, D.C. His duties there have included preaching, teaching, and involvement in the fellowship’s healing prayer ministry.

Curt Thompson on How our Attachment History Impacts our Relationship with God, Part One

Curt Thompson on How our Attachment History Impacts our Relationship with God, Part One

March 12, 2019

Welcome to Attachment Theory in Action! Our podcast is dedicated to therapists, social workers, counselors and psychologists who are working with clients from an attachment-based perspective. Interviews are conducted with individuals who are doing clinical work as well as leading attachment theory researchers.

Your host, Karen Doyle Buckwalter will introduce you to Curt Thompson, M.D., who will discuss how our attachment history impacts our relationship with God. 

Curt Thompson, M.D., is a psychiatrist in private practice in Falls Church, Virginia and the founder of Being Known, LLC, and The Center for Being Known, an organization that develops resources to educate and train leaders about the intersection between interpersonal neurobiology, Christian spiritual formation, and vocational creativity. He is the author of Anatomy of the Soul and The Soul of Shame: Retelling the Stories We Believe About Ourselves. He graduated from Wright State University School of Medicine, completed his psychiatric residency at Temple University Hospital, and is board certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. He is actively engaged in learning and education as he supervises clinical employees and facilitates ongoing education groups for patients and colleagues. Throughout his career, along with treating adults, adolescents, and families, his main focus of clinical and research interest has been the integration of psychiatry, its associated disciplines, and Christian spirituality. He is a frequent speaker on the topic at workshops, conferences, and retreats.    

He has specific expertise in the field of interpersonal neurobiology and how it reflects important tenants of Christian faith, providing opportunities to comprehend and experience that same faith in fresh trustworthy ways. Much of his work is now committed to training other professionals across cultures and in multiple vocational domains in the same material.

He and his wife Phyllis are the parents of two children and reside in Arlington, Virginia. He serves as an elder at Washington Community Fellowship, a congregation of the Mennonite church, in Washington, D.C. His duties there have included preaching, teaching, and involvement in the fellowship’s healing prayer ministry.