In this post I look at ‘general’ areas that therapeutic parenting can help you and areas in the context of trauma and attachment.
Permission was given by this client to share her fears as a parent and how coaching helped. Her son had started to use compulsions to manage his anxiety around safety; this blog demonstrates how coaching with me played an important role for him and his Mum.
I think the best place to start is to acknowledge the difference in dynamic of the sibling relationship, which is unlike no other. They have no choice but to spend a lot of time together and unlike the relationship with the parent or carer, their survival doesn’t depend on their attachment; so there’s nothing lost when one upsets the other.