‘[E]arly experience influences later development, but it isn’t fate: therapeutic experiences can profoundly alter an individual’s life course.’ (Sroufe and Siegel as cited in Rogers 2013)
Sarah Rogers from Cedar West Lothian, has written a fantastic paper on the impact that domestic abuse can have on attachment and the ways in which Cedar can redress the damage.
The paper examines:
What attachment is
- How domestic abuse impact upon mothering
- How domestic abuse can impact upon attachment
- How Cedar can repair the damage to attachment caused by domestic abuse
To find out more about this, you can read Sarah’s paper here.