Healing Parents: Helping Wounded Children Learn to Trust and Love

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Michael Orlans and Terry M. Levy

CWLA Press

304 pages. $34.95.

A guide for parents and residential caregivers who are trying to help unattached and emotionally wounded youth develop healthy relationships. The introduction gives a thorough overview of how children form attachments to adults and the range of problems that can arise when such attachments are broken or never fully established. The subsequent chapters focus on techniques for fostering healthy attachments. The authors give considerable attention to the emotional disorders associated with attachment issues and provide tips on how to deal with them. (770) 280-4164, http://www.cwla.org/pubs.