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About Kent Hoffman
Dr. Kent Hoffman is a clinician, developmental researcher, and co-founder (with Bert Powell and Glen Cooper) of Circle of Security International. www.circleofsecurity.com His life work has included a central focus with homeless adults and street-dependent teen parents. Dr. Hoffman currently travels extensively throughout North America, Europe and Australia teaching intervention approaches supporting secure attachment in children.
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You will learn:
*How to balance nurturing and protectiveness with promoting your child's independence.
*What emotional needs a toddler or older child may be expressing through difficult behavior.
*How your own upbringing affects your parenting style--and what you can do about it.
Filled with vivid stories and unique practical tools, this book puts the keys to healthy attachment within everyone's reach--self-understanding, flexibility, and the willingness to make and learn from mistakes. Self-assessment checklists can be downloaded and printed for ease of use.
The authors are corecipients of the 2013 Bowlby-Ainsworth Award, presented by the New York Attachment Consortium, for developing and implementing COS.
See also the authors' related parent guide: Raising a Secure Child: How Circle of Security Parenting Can Help You Nurture Your Child's Attachment, Emotional Resilience, and Freedom to Explore.