Psychotherapy

Dan Hughes on trauma, early child development and attachment

Dan Hughes is a leading authority on dyadic developmental psychotherapy and has integrated recent research on the neurobiology of trauma, early child development and attachment.

During one of his many trips to Scotland as a guest of Scottish Attachment in Action, Iriss was pleased to video record Dan explaining how the brain reacts to trauma and how an understanding of this process is helpful to foster and adoptive parents as well professionals such as residential care workers and teachers.

How early years trauma affects the brain

The child who mistrusts good care

Dan Hughes

Dan Hughes, Clinical Psychologist, from U.S.A., is the originator of dyadic developmental psychotherapy (DDP) and also attachment-focused family therapy. He is an internationally acclaimed therapist and author of ground-breaking books on attachment and emotional recovery.

Attachment focused therapy for children and young people

Iriss.fm, episode 15

Iriss.fm
Dan Hughes - the developer of dyadic developmental psychotherapy speaks to Edwina Grant about creating an attitude of PACE - playful, accepting, curious, and empathic - which is central to dyadic developmental psychotherapy.