Healing Your Traumatized Child

A Parent's Guide to Children's Natural Recovery Processes

by Aletha Solter, Ph.D.

Publication date: August 1, 2022

Has your child been traumatized by an accident, a medical procedure, a separation from you, a natural disaster, or another frightening experience?

Do you wonder how to help?

Based on research in the neurobiology of trauma, Healing Your Traumatized Child explains the basic principles of emotional recovery in children from birth to age twelve. This innovative approach will teach you to:

Healing Your Traumatized Child
  • Identify your childís symptoms of trauma
  • Facilitate your childís innate healing mechanisms
  • Use the therapeutic power of play
  • Understand why crying is beneficial
  • Solve behavior problems caused by trauma
  • Help your child regain confidence and joy

Aletha Solter is a Swiss/American developmental psychologist living in Southern California. She studied with Dr. Jean Piaget in Geneva, Switzerland, where she earned a Masterís Degree in human biology. She holds a Ph.D. in psychology from the University of California. Dr. Solter is the founder of the Aware Parenting Institute (www.awareparenting.com) and is recognized internationally as an expert on attachment, trauma, and non-punitive discipline. Her parenting books have been translated into many languages.

Video interview with Aletha Solter about her book, Healing Your Traumatized Child


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Article by Aletha Solter (summary of the information in the book)
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