The A-Z of Therapeutic Parenting: Strategies and Solutions


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Therapeutic parenting is a deeply nurturing parenting style, and is especially effective for children with attachment difficulties, or who experienced childhood trauma. This book provides everything you need to know in order to be able to effectively therapeutically parent.

Providing a model of intervention, The A-Z of Therapeutic Parenting gives parents or caregivers an easy to follow process to use when responding to issues with their children. The following A-Z covers 60 common problems parents face, from acting aggressively to difficulties with sleep, with advice on what might trigger these issues, and how to respond.

Easy to navigate and written in a straightforward style, this book is a ‘must have’ for all therapeutic parents.

Suitable for: Adoptive parents, foster carers, kinship carers, social workers.


  • Part 1: 1. Why Our Children Do the Things They Do.
  • 2. A Word About Developmental Trauma and Related Disorders.
  • 3. The Essential Foundations of Therapeutic Parenting.
  • 4. The P.A.R.E.N.T.S Model of Intervention for Therapeutic Parenting.
  • 5. Summary and Explanation of Other Therapeutic Parenting Strategies.
  • 6. Responses and Strategies to Avoid.
  • 7. Managing Our Own Feelings.
  • Part 2: A-Z of Behaviours and Challenges with Solutions

Author Bio:

Sarah Naish is an adoptive parent, director of Inspire Training Group, which delivers training on attachment issues, founder of the National Association of Therapeutic Parents and author of the hugely popular Therapeutic Parenting Books series.