Published on Aug 7, 2012 Babies brains can feel overwhelmed with sensations and feelings. Babies brain development is affected by how grown ups interact with them and influences how they learn to deal with emotions. This film explores the neurobiology of babyhood.
Published on Aug 7, 2012 Parents have a profound influence of how their babies develop. Becoming emotionally ill during pregnancy and the first months of a baby's life can have serious consequences. But parents are usually highly motivated to make use of therapeutic help. This film is about two babies in very different circumstances. It shows how the earlier help is offered the more likely emotional harm will be prevented.
In 1975, Edward Tronick and colleagues first presented the “still face experiment” to colleagues at the biennial meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development. He described a phenomenon in which an infant, after three minutes of “interaction” with a non-responsive expressionless mother, “rapidly sobers and grows wary. He makes repeated attempts to get the interaction into its usual reciprocal pattern. When these attempts fail, the infant withdraws [and] orients his
Dan Siegel completed his medical degree from Harvard Medical School and his post-graduate medical education at UCLA. His training is in pediatrics and child, adolescent and adult psychiatry. Siegel was the recipient of the UCLA psychiatry department's teaching award and several honorary fellowships for his work as director of UCLA's training program in child psychiatry and the Infant and Preschool Service at UCLA. He is a Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric As
Published on Jun 10, 2015 This interview was done courtesy of Caryn Scotto D'Luzia, founder of the SOAR Method and Author of Alchemy of Shame Transformation. Peter Levine is Director of CIRCLE, the Center for Information and Research on Civic Learning and Education, which he helped launch in 2001. He holds a doctorate in philosophy from Oxford University and is also a Research Scholar at the Institute for Philosophy and Public Policy in the University of Maryland's School of
A day of discussion focused around an acclaimed five-part series of short documentaries “Breakdown or Breakthrough? Pregnancy, birth and the first eighteen months of life”, led by Dr Amanda Jones and Angela Joyce (director Amy Rose). The documentaries explore the effects of perinatal breakdowns on babies, parents and the professionals who work with them (including midwives, social workers, health visitors, mental health professionals). Saturday 25th March 2017 09.30 – 16.30 p
What is the best way to ease someone's pain and suffering? In this beautifully animated RSA Short, Dr Brené Brown reminds us that we can only create a genuine empathic connection if we are brave enough to really get in touch with our own fragilities.
Voice: Dr Brené Brown
Animation: Katy Davis (AKA Gobblynne) www.gobblynne.com
Production and Editing: Al Francis-Sears and Abi Stephenson
Watch Dr Brené Brown's full talk 'The Power of Vulnerability' here:
Parental Pathways in partnership with Children's Books Ireland, is presenting a unique one day non for profit conference on 17th June. We are bringing together Authors, Animators and Psychotherapists in celebration of the transformative impact of metaphor in building children’s resilience. The conference has been planned and designed for parents, grandparents, teachers, librarians, therapists, writers, illustrators, animators, social workers and other healthcare professional
Daniel Siegel debunks myths about the Teenage Brain and "raging hormones". He discusses the changes and remodeling of the brain within the adolescent period. He asserts that people need to learn about these changes to support and meet adolescents with empathy and compassion.
Siegel outlines his "Brainstorm" approach, focusing on emotional spark, social engagement, novelty and creative exploration (ESSENCE) as important aspects during the adolescent time of development. Sieg
https://www.nationalelfservice.net/learning-disabilities/autistic-spectrum-disorder/early-life-deprivation-neurodevelopment-mental-health-and-resilience/ Following the fall of Romania’s Communist dictator Nicolae Ceausescu in 1989, the world was shocked to learn of the appalling conditions in the country’s orphanages. Those of us old enough to have watched the news bulletins remember them alongside the reports of Ethiopian famine from a few years earlier, because the images o