Do you ever feel confused about what went wrong in your foster or adoption story? Are you fearful about the future of your marriage and your children? Do you ever feel overwhelmed and desperate for help?
You are not alone.
This book is for parents who feel embarrassed by their dashed hopes of adoption and fearful about the future of their marriage and their children.
In this book, Marcy Pusey demystifies attachment disorders, the impact of complex emotional trauma on our homes, and addresses current treatment options. More than anything, this book will help the hurting adoptive family realize they are not alone in their desire to raise healthy kids and reclaim a healthy home. Marcy Pusey knows first-hand. Before she was raising kiddos with attachment disorders, she was therapeutically supporting families who were.
Parenting Children of Trauma brings you everything she’s learned as mama, friend, and counselor, in a new and easy-to-understand way by:
Demystifying attachment disorders and the impact of complex emotional trauma on our homes and society.Breaking down current treatment options for attachment disorders.Equipping you with information, strategies, and stories to know you are not alone or powerless in your own home. Resources specifically for the friend or family member who wants to support adoptive/foster families.
Whether you're already in this situation, thinking about stepping into it, or know someone who is in it, this book will help you set realistic expectations, redefine love, and walk away with actual tools to change the climate of your heart and your home.