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The A-Z of Therapeutic Parenting - A Review

"The parent can see that although the child is very angry and is throwing his chair about, it is a small, light chair, there is no one else in the room and the danger is minimal."
If yours is the sort of family where a bit of light chair throwing occasionally (or frequently!) features in your day, you've probably read a lot of books, been on a number of courses and joined your fair share of social media and real-life support groups. Adoptive and foster parenting will do that to you.

But, if you've been in the game a fair while, you might have reached the stage, like me, where if you see that blooming attachment cycle printed in a book, badly photocopied on a handout, or displayed on a Powerpoint one more time, you might just spontaneously combust, because, let's face it, once you've read one chapter on attachment, you've read them all.

For this reason, apart from a few staples that I go back to again and again, I've more or less stopped buying books …

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