Adoption & Bonding

5 years 9 months ago

An Interview transcript with Bessel van der Kolk, MD conducted by Ryan Howes

Photo of Holly van Gulden
5 years 9 months ago

This is the first in a series about "Constancy" and "Permanence" as it applies to child development. These video clips are good for any parent to watch but should be of particular interest to parents of children who were adopted from foster care or internationally. Many children have been traumatized and as a result experience attachment struggles.

5 years 9 months ago

Constancy: Video 1 with Holly Van Guilden


Go to Constancy Video 2

5 years 9 months ago

Holly Van Gulden explains where constancy starts.


Go to Constancy Video 3

5 years 9 months ago

Lying is the most common symptom of the lack of constancy. And it makes perfect sense for a child who has experienced loss and early trauma - Watch!



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