Episode 4 — Fear of Flying

[fvplayer src=”https://youtu.be/ryjMQyDT31o”]

Fear of Flying transcript in PDF

Children who have been removed from the care of their first parents and experienced numerous caregivers in early years,  are suffering deep loss, fear, shame and confusion. They are likely to struggle with trusting new parents. This episode explores this dynamic and why some children struggle to be in control when everything has been out of their control.

Links and Reading

Hope for Healing Parenting Guide from ATTACh association.

Trauma and the Body: A Neurobiologically Informed Approach To Clinical Practice by Ogden, Minton and Pain

The Polyvagal Theory by Stephen Porges

The last two are seminal books in understanding how trauma affects the functioning of the brain and body. If you really want to understand the theory, then these books are for you.