Attachment Theory in Action with Karen Doyle Buckwalter
Dr. Angela Cusimano: Does Divorce Impact Attachment? - Part 2

Dr. Angela Cusimano: Does Divorce Impact Attachment? - Part 2

January 19, 2021

Karen welcomes Dr. Angela Cusimano to the show for the conclusion of their discussion on the impact of divorce on attachment.

Angela Cusimano is a psychologist and personal coach with decades of experience working with kids, families, and trauma survivors. She is a childhood divorce survivor and has dedicated most of her career to helping struggling kids and families. As a way to connect with a greater number of people outside of the therapy room, she has started a coaching program specifically for childhood divorce survivors who struggle with self-love, self-sabotage, and difficulties in their partnerships. She offers group and individual coaching programs and has published a book for families going through the divorce process which can be found on Amazon and a book for parents who want to safely raise their teens in the digital age.

Dr. Angela Cusimano: Does Divorce Impact Attachment? - Part 1

Dr. Angela Cusimano: Does Divorce Impact Attachment? - Part 1

January 12, 2021

Karen welcomes Dr. Angela Cusimano to the show for part one of their discussion on the impact of divorce on attachment. Part two will be released on Tuesday, January 19th.

Angela Cusimano is a psychologist and personal coach with decades of experience working with kids, families, and trauma survivors. She is a childhood divorce survivor and has dedicated most of her career to helping struggling kids and families. As a way to connect with a greater number of people outside of the therapy room, she has started a coaching program specifically for childhood divorce survivors who struggle with self-love, self-sabotage, and difficulties in their partnerships. She offers group and individual coaching programs and has published a book for families going through the divorce process which can be found on Amazon and a book for parents who want to safely raise their teens in the digital age.

Dr. Janet Courtney: The FirstPlay Therapy Model & Infant Mental Health - Part2

Dr. Janet Courtney: The FirstPlay Therapy Model & Infant Mental Health - Part2

January 5, 2021

Karen welcomes Dr. Janet Courtney to the show for the conclusion of their two part conversation on Dr. Courtney's FirstPlay Therapy model.

Janet A. Courtney, PhD, LCSW is Founder of FirstPlay Therapy® and Founder and Editor of FirstPlay® Café: An e-magazine for parents (womb to six Years). She is Director of Developmental Play & Attachment Therapies, Inc. She is a Registered Play Therapy-Supervisor, TEDx Speaker and presently Chair of the Association for Play Therapy Ethics and Practice Committee and past President of the Florida Association for Play Therapy and former Chair of the Viola Brody Award Committee. Awarded Third Place overall in the Best Practices Showcase for FirstPlay Therapy at the First 1000 Days Infant Mental Health Summit (Sept, 2018) along with the Children’s Healing Institute.

Dr. Janet Courtney: The FirstPlay Therapy Model & Infant Mental Health - Part 1

Dr. Janet Courtney: The FirstPlay Therapy Model & Infant Mental Health - Part 1

December 29, 2020

Karen welcomes Dr. Janet Courtney to the show for part one of their two part conversation on Dr. Courtney's FirstPlay Therapy model. Part two will be released on Tuesday, January 5th.

 

Janet A. Courtney, PhD, LCSW is Founder of FirstPlay Therapy® and Founder and Editor of FirstPlay® Café: An e-magazine for parents (womb to six Years). She is Director of Developmental Play & Attachment Therapies, Inc. She is a Registered Play Therapy-Supervisor, TEDx Speaker and presently Chair of the Association for Play Therapy Ethics and Practice Committee and past President of the Florida Association for Play Therapy and former Chair of the Viola Brody Award Committee. Awarded Third Place overall in the Best Practices Showcase for FirstPlay Therapy at the First 1000 Days Infant Mental Health Summit (Sept, 2018) along with the Children’s Healing Institute.

Eileen Devine - The Intersection of Attachment and Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders - Part 2

Eileen Devine - The Intersection of Attachment and Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders - Part 2

December 22, 2020

Karen welcomes Eileen Devine back to the show for the conclusion of their two-part discussion on the intersection of attachment and fetal alcohol spectrum disorders. Part two will be released on Tuesday, December 22nd.

Eileen has her Masters in Social Work and is a certified facilitator in the teaching and application of the neurobehavioral model, as developed by FASCETS founder, Diane Malbin.  She has also completed Tier 1 training in Think:Kids Collaborative Problem Solving. Eileen is an instructor for the Post-Master's Certificate in Adoption and Foster Therapy through Portland State University's Child Welfare Partnership, training other therapist on the neurobehavioral model.

Eileen Devine - The Intersection of Attachment and Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders - Part 1

Eileen Devine - The Intersection of Attachment and Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders - Part 1

December 15, 2020

Karen welcomes Eileen Devine to the show for part one of their two-part discussion on the intersection of attachment and fetal alcohol spectrum disorders. Part two will be released on Tuesday, December 22nd.

Eileen has her Masters in Social Work and is a certified facilitator in the teaching and application of the neurobehavioral model, as developed by FASCETS founder, Diane Malbin.  She has also completed Tier 1 training in Think:Kids Collaborative Problem Solving. Eileen is an instructor for the Post-Master's Certificate in Adoption and Foster Therapy through Portland State University's Child Welfare Partnership, training other therapist on the neurobehavioral model.

Dr. Claudia Gold: How Discord and Repair Build Resiliency in Relationships - Part 2

Dr. Claudia Gold: How Discord and Repair Build Resiliency in Relationships - Part 2

December 8, 2020

Karen welcomes Dr. Claudia Gold to the show to conclude their two part conversation about her latest book, The Power of Discord: Why the Ups and Downs of Relationships Are the Secret to Building Intimacy, Resilience, and Trust. This follows the two part conversation with the book's co-author, Dr. Edward Tronick on November 17th and 24th. 

Dr. Claudia Gold has been practicing general and behavioral pediatrics for almost thirty years, and currently is on the faculty of the Infant-Parent Mental Health Fellowship Program at the University of Massachusetts Boston, the Brazelton Institute at Boston Children’s Hospital , and the Berkshire Psychoanalytic Institute.

Dr. Claudia Gold: How Discord and Repair Build Resiliency in Relationships - Part 1

Dr. Claudia Gold: How Discord and Repair Build Resiliency in Relationships - Part 1

December 1, 2020
Karen welcomes Dr. Claudia Gold to the show for part one of their two part conversation about her latest book, The Power of Discord: Why the Ups and Downs of Relationships Are the Secret to Building Intimacy, Resilience, and Trust. Part two of the conversation will come out on December 8th. This follows the two part conversation with the book's co-author, Dr. Edward Tronick on November 17th and 24th. 

Dr. Claudia Gold has been practicing general and behavioral pediatrics for almost thirty years, and currently is on the faculty of the Infant-Parent Mental Health Fellowship Program at the University of Massachusetts Boston, the Brazelton Institute at Boston Children’s Hospital , and the Berkshire Psychoanalytic Institute.

Dr. Edward Tronick: How Discord and Repair Build Resiliency in Relationships - Part 2

Dr. Edward Tronick: How Discord and Repair Build Resiliency in Relationships - Part 2

November 24, 2020

Karen welcomes the esteemed Dr. Edward Tronick of the University of Massachusetts - Boston, conductor of the famed Still Face Experiment, to the show for part one of their two part conversation about his new book, The Power of Discord: Why the Ups and Downs of Relationships Are the Secret to Building Intimacy, Resilience, and Trust. On December 1st and 8th, Karen will have a two-part conversation with Dr. Tronick's co-author on the Power of Discord, Dr. Claudia Gold.

Ed Tronick is a developmental and clinical psychologist. Professor Tronick is a University Distinguished Professor of Psychology at the University of Massachusetts Boston, is director of the Child Development Unit, a research associate in Newborn Medicine, a lecturer at Harvard Medical School, an associate professor at both the Graduate School of Education and the School of Public Health at Harvard. With Kristie Brandt, Dorothy Richardson, Marilyn Davillier he has created an Infant-Parent Mental Health Post Graduate Certificate Program at the University of Massachusetts Boston. He has developed the Newborn Behavioral Assessment Scale and the Touchpoints Project with T.B. Brazelton. He developed the Still-face paradigm.

Dr. Edward Tronick: How Discord and Repair Build Resiliency in Relationships - Part 1

Dr. Edward Tronick: How Discord and Repair Build Resiliency in Relationships - Part 1

November 17, 2020

Karen welcomes the esteemed Dr. Edward Tronick of the University of Massachusetts - Boston, conductor of the famed Still Face Experiment, to the show for part one of their two part conversation about his new book, The Power of Discord: Why the Ups and Downs of Relationships Are the Secret to Building Intimacy, Resilience, and Trust. Part two of the conversation will come out on November 24th. On December 1st and 8th, Karen will have a two-part conversation with Dr. Tronick's co-author on the Power of Discord, Dr. Claudia Gold.

Ed Tronick is a developmental and clinical psychologist. Professor Tronick is a University Distinguished Professor of Psychology at the University of Massachusetts Boston, is director of the Child Development Unit, a research associate in Newborn Medicine, a lecturer at Harvard Medical School, an associate professor at both the Graduate School of Education and the School of Public Health at Harvard. With Kristie Brandt, Dorothy Richardson, Marilyn Davillier he has created an Infant-Parent Mental Health Post Graduate Certificate Program at the University of Massachusetts Boston. He has developed the Newborn Behavioral Assessment Scale and the Touchpoints Project with T.B. Brazelton. He developed the Still-face paradigm.

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