Trauma permeates America's families, and no one is immune to its impact. Natural disasters, community and institutional violence, adverse childhood experiences—these events impact the developing brains and bodies of our youth.Healing the Heart:
Provides parents with specific tools to help their trauma-impacted children.
Combines the research on adverse childhood experiences and other traumatic events, positive psychology, and resilience.
Is presented in an easy-to-read, conversational style.
Uses evidence-based strategies, inspirational stories, and role-playing scenarios.
Includes the information and tools needed to heal the negative impact of traumatic events.
With specific strategies to address diverse forms of trauma and diverse populations, this book is a must-read resource for anyone wanting to reestablish safety, increase resilience, and help heal the long-term impact of trauma.
Trained as an educational psychologist, Christine Fonseca is dedicated to helping children and adults connect with their personal truth. She is an award-winning author of fiction and nonfiction, a nationally recognized speaker, and an international consultant and coach. Critically acclaimed titles include Emotional Intensity in Gifted Students and Letting Go.