Flip the Script: Messaging to Heal the Parent-Child Connection

Children develop their earliest sense of self when they begin seeing themselves as reflected through their parents’ eyes. Children develop a positive self-view in supportive and nurturing environments and a poor or unclear sense of self in neglectful and critical environments. Some children are highly sensitive. They take to heart even mild corrections or redirections with a negative interpretation that is not intended by their parents.

Learn more in this article from the March 2019 issue EMDR Therapy with Children & Adolescents of Go With That Magazine™️ by Debra Wesselmann, MS, LIMPH, Cathy Schweitzer, MS, LIMHP, and Stefani Armstrong, MS, LIMPH.

 


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