Attachment Theory in Action with Karen Doyle Buckwalter

Dr. Ronald Federici on Adoption, Trauma, and Attachment - Part One

September 4, 2018

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 Dr. Ron Federici. This episode is the first of a two-part series with Dr. Federici, so be sure to join us next week for part two!

Dr. Ronald Federici is regarded as the country's expert in Developmental Neuropsychology for children from adoption-trauma backgrounds. 

He has written books and hundreds of publications regarding the damaging effects of childhood maltreatment, ranging from Developmental Trauma Disorder; FASD/drug exposure affecting attachment in children; traumatic autism; and reconstructive therapy. 

Dr. Federici is CEO of Care For Children International, which offers comprehensive services for children and families in the USA and abroad, specializing in complex cases that have been unresponsive to past interventions. 

Dr. Federici is the Father of 9 children, 8 adopted from very traumatic backgrounds who have grown into very productive adults. Dr Federici also teaches and lectures internationally.

 

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