Trauma-informed practice and care

Trauma-informed practice and care

Addressing trauma is not a one-size fits all approach (Machodi, 2020). Trauma-informed practice seeks to ensure individuals and communities are empowered and informed about trauma and facilitated to be collaborators to formulate treatment. Judith Herman writes that...
Resilience, regulation and the window of tolerance

Resilience, regulation and the window of tolerance

Predictable patterns of disruption followed by repair in relationships act as a neural exercise that improves the child resilience (Porges, in Mitchell, Tucci and Tronick). These sequences enable self-regulation to emerge out of predictable co-regulation. As...
Regulation, dysregulation and double consciousness

Regulation, dysregulation and double consciousness

Development involves growth, maintenance and regulation of the organism (Santrock, 2017). Carl Jung claimed that the psyche is a self-regulating system (McNiff, 2004). Self-regulation is an essential organising principle in the development of living systems (Schore,...