Please Sign In or Create an account
Considering Complex Trauma with Families; The role of family therapy

Considering Complex Trauma with Families; The role of family therapy

When a parent has complex trauma they can experience their children as demanding and intrusive, or difficult and rejecting. The very tasks of parenting can be overwhelming and this can have a profound effect on their children and others in their family. This presentation will consider the impact on children, and outline some ways to work with parents and families toward good outcomes – promoting safety and positive relationships by helping parents improve their reflective function and learn specific skills to maintain safety.