This course provides foundational information from the field of developmental psychology for human service providers and healthcare professionals. It integrates developmental theory, principles and practices into a framework for understanding both optimal childhood development and childhood adversity during individual development.
It examines how attachment trauma & separation trauma influence lifelong mental, emotional and physical health. It also shows how individual development influences the evolution and functionality of larger social systems and structures.
This course uses a developmental psychology framework to describe the important role that parent-child interactions have on children’s development during the first three years of life. It also shows how these interactions can either support or hinder optimal mental, emotional, and physical health in small and large human social structures.
- Becoming attachment informed,
- Understanding attachment trauma and disorganized attachment,
- Understanding separation and the “psychological birth,”
- An overview of disturbed parent-child dynamics during the separation stage,
- A systemic model for understanding how individual development influences the evolution of small and large human social structures.
Register for An Overview of Developmental Psychology.
Barry & Janae Weinhold
Barry and Janae are authors, lifelong teachers, visionaries, authors, developmental psychologists, and licensed mental health professionals. They are also are devoted partners, parents of four children between them, and grandparents of three.
As part of their quest for higher consciousness and their desire to understand evolution at all levels, the Weinholds have traveled extensively, lived abroad twice and studied a broad array of topics and subjects that helped them create their meta-theory Developmental Systems Theory, their clinical approach Heart-Field Therapy and the game-changing concept Developmental Trauma. These frameworks and concepts permeate their thinking, counseling & coaching and their writing.