Everyday Ways to Connect with Your Adopted or Fostered Child: Over 200 Quick and Simple Ways to Build Relationships and Open Conversations (Paperback)

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This indispensable guide has over 200 simple, easy to implement therapeutic parenting activities which you can easily build into everyday life. Starting with a simple explanation of therapeutic parenting and how to do it, it provides a host of strategies and activities to help tackle common challenges faced by families affected by trauma. This includes improving communication and relationships, lessening conflict, building confidence, creating structure and routine, and handling big emotions. The activities range from short daily check-ins to reinforce attachment through to creative therapeutic activities.
The ideas in this book will help create an environment of acceptance, safety, and respect, and enable you and your child to build a stronger, more connected relationship.

About the Author


Fiona Biggar is an adoptive parent who has worked for a number of years supporting adoptive parents in therapeutic parenting one-to-one and through workshops with Adoption UK. She is a coach, NLP practitioner, and parent mentor. She lives in Edinburgh.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781805011286
ISBN-10: 1805011286
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Publication Date: March 21st, 2024
Pages: 208
Language: English