Regulate, Relate and Reason

bear with trauma

I just got done rereading Dr Perry’s thoughts on working with traumatized children using the “regulate, relate, and reason” sequence from his Neurosequential model of therapeutics and I thought it would be good to review this month. Step 1: Regulate. Since it is basically impossible to do any work with traumatized children when they are…

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Relationships are the Key

3 R's by Perry

I just read an interesting blog published at 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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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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Child’s Play

children playing

I just read an excellent article titled “Curiosity, Pleasure and Play” by Bruce Perry, Lea Hogan and Sarah Marlin. If you would like to read the entire article, please click on the link. In this week’s blog I thought I would summarize for you the important points. The neurobiological development of the brain has several…

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Healing Communities

healing communities

I just finished reading an article by Bruce Perry on healing communities. I thought this week I would summarize this article and bring an update on a campaign to help our schools be healing communities. Dr. Perry believes that if we are to successfully raise healthy children, children who will be resilient in the face…

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