Relationships are the Key

3 R's by Perry

I just read an interesting blog published at www.strugglingteens.com about a seminar that the author went to featuring Dr. Bruce Perry and the Neurosequential Model of Therapeutics (NMT). The author spoke about the seminar and the importance of Dr. Perry’s work.  I thought I would give you a quick summary of his thoughts. In the…

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Praise to Criticism Ratio

praise - criticism

I thought I would share an article published in the “Harvard Business Review” that discusses how effective groups work in a business. I know you are probably saying what does this have to do with counseling? Their findings echo the 5:1 positivity to negativity ratio that Mike DeMoss uses at Family Christian Counseling Center during…

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What happened to you – Part 3

parents fighting

This is a third blog in series on the new book “What happened to You” by Dr. Bruce Perry and Oprah Winfrey. If you would like to read the first two please click on the links:                 What happened to you – part 1                 What happened to you – part 2 Oprah has put…

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“What happened to you – Part 2”

bear with trauma

I thought I would do a follow up to last weeks blog about the book “What happened to You”.  In the last blog I summarized for you Dr. Perry’s introduction to the book and this week I wanted to quote for you from Oprah’s introductory remarks. “As an adult, I am grateful to enjoy long-term, consistent,…

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“What happened to You”

childhood stress

On April 27 of 2021 Dr. Bruce Perry and Oprah Winfrey released a collaborative book titled What Happened To You?: Conversations on Trauma, Resilience, and Healing. Below is an excerpt from the introduction to the book, which begins as a discussion between Oprah and Dr. Perry. It is a rather long excerpt from Dr. Perry…

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