Developmental Trauma Close Up
Our previous article “The Repair of Early Trauma: A Bottom Up Approach” described Bruce Perry’s ‘neuro- sequential’ approach to working with early trauma. The article also discussed how early separation, loss, abuse and neglect leads to something known as ‘Developmental Trauma’. Developmental Trauma is a seven piece jigsaw puzzle – understanding and repairing each piece of the puzzle is key to helping traumatised children heal. This article takes a close up look at Developmental Trauma Disorder where we explore.
This article is a Beacon House collaboration between Dr Shoshanah Lyons, Dr Kathryn Whyte, Ruth Stephens and Helen Townsend.