ChantalB replied to the topic 'Advice for 14 year old with attachment issues' in the forum. 11/28/2017

An object is a great idea, especially if he sees its important to you. He should be coming more when he’s struggling, not less :(

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ChantalB replied to the topic 'Advice for 14 year old with attachment issues' in the forum. 11/28/2017

As I understand it, a Thrive practitioner would say that learning (neural development) will be restricted unless the child feels safe and has all their needs met. If he feels he might have his visits to you withdrawn, he will not feel safe / trusting, therefore will not invest. Could you speak to his teachers? They absolutely should not be withdrawing his sessions- they are not a reward, they are a treatment for exactly what they want to punish him for, and constant threats are undermining your effectiveness.

^ this approach from establishments infuriates me. I feel your pain, I’ve come against it many times.

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ChantalB replied to the topic 'Advice for 14 year old with attachment issues' in the forum. 11/28/2017

Does he have any big interests?

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ChantalB replied to the topic 'Advice for 14 year old with attachment issues' in the forum. 11/28/2017

Do you have anyone that's Thrive approach trained? That's based on attachment theory (it's no longer a theory, it's scientifically proven now, but people still call it that).

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