When Love is Not Enough: A Guide to Parenting with RAD – Nancy Thomas
Parenting Pandora: Understanding Your Child with RAD – Essie Johnson
Parenting from the Inside Out: How a Deeper Self-Understanding Can Help You Raise Children Who Thrive – Daniel Siegel, Mary Hartzel
The Explosive Child: A New Approach for Understanding and Parenting Easily Frustrated, Chronically Inflexible Children – Ross Green, PhD
The Connected Child: Bring Hope and Healing to Your Adoptive Family – Karyn Purvis, David Cross, Wendy Lyons Sunshine
Adopting the Hurt Child: Hope for Families with Special-Needs Kids – Gregory Keck, Regina Kupecky
Twenty Things Adopted Kids Wish Their Adoptive Parents Knew – Sherrie Eldridge
Inside Transracial Adoption – Beth Hall
Wounded Children, Healing Homes: How Traumatized Children Impact Adoptive and Foster Families – Jayne Schooler, Betsy Keefer, Timothy Callahan
Attaching in Adoption: Practical Tools for Today’s Parents – Deborah D. Gray
Connecting with Kids Through Stories: Using Narratives to Facilitate Attachment in Adopted Children – Denise Lacher, Todd Nichols, Joanne May
Dancing with a Porcupine: Parenting Wounded Children Without Losing Your Self – Jennie Lynn Owens
In Their Voices: Black Americans on Transracial Adoption – Rhonda Roorda
Child Development Books
The Whole Brain Child: 12 Revolutionary Strategies to Nurture Your Child’s Developing Mind – Daniel Siegel
The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind and Body in the Healing of Trauma – Bessel van der Kolk, MD
Building the Bonds of Attachment: Awakening Love in Deeply Traumatized Children – Daniel Hughes
Glow Kids by Dr. Kardaras
Boys Adrift by Dr. Leonard Sax
Growing Up Social by Gary Chapman & Arlene Pellicane
Nancy Thomas: Families By Design
North Carolina Board Licensed Professional Counselor Resources: http://www.ncblpc.org/
Mind Path Care Center (Carolina Partners) – can order tests
Any Lab Test Now (get food allergy tests – no doctor order required)
Residential Treatment Programs Specializing in RAD: https://childresidentialtreatment.com/reactive-attachment-disorder-treatment-centers/
Nami – local support groups for families dealing with mental illness
Kids Before Screens – For parents of children addicted to their phones, videogaming or online pornography or just wanting to learn more about safety for their kids)
Love and Logic – The Love and Logic approach to parenting is built around the science of caring and respectful relationships. An authentic, loving connection between parents and their children forms the foundation of good behavior and healthy decision-making.
Black Lives Matter
Full Circle Family Counseling fully supports the Black Lives Matter #blacklivesmatter, #blm movement.
Listed below are resources you may find helpful in understanding how to be a better ally.
Microaggression Overview by Dr. Akilah Cadet
Video – Interview with Mary Frances Berry, author of “History Teaches Us to Resist”
Become a Black Ally via Text! Sign up HERE
Video: Why Colin Kaepernick Took a Knee (US Army Veteran, Nate Boyer)
Video: Chris Rock & Marlon Wayans Have Solutions For Police Brutality | Netflix Is A Joke
Boycott for Black Lives Community Organization https://www.instagram.com/boycott4blacklives/
In this video, Tracey talks to you about Strong Sitting. Strong Sitting is a therapeutic tool developed by Nancy Thomas designed to allow children to center themselves. Janie Watson of the Wholeness Healing Center says that strong sitting is “It is a time set aside to teach and encourage the child to learn to quiet themselves, sit with themselves, and calm themselves”.
Be sure to also check out our podcast on The Neuroscience of Strong Sitting with Dr. David Keyser!
Tim and Tracey give a quick introduction video on their history with yoga, how it has helped them each and how it can help you.
Watch this video to learn some yoga poses to help relieve back pain.
Experiencing back pain? Find out how using the back ball or any other small ball can help relieve some of the issues you might be having.
Forest Bathing Videos
A short but informative video on what Forest Bathing is and what it can offer to you.