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Deborah Gray: How Grief and Loss Impact Attachment

Deborah Gray joins Karen Doyle Buckwalter on the show to discuss how grief and loss impact attachment. 

Deborah Gray, MPA, LICSW specializes in the attachment, grief, and trauma issues of children in her practice, Nurturing Attachments. Her passion is to help families develop close, satisfying relationships

In 2015 Deborah received a lifetime achievement award from the International ATTACh organization for her contributions to the attachment field. Deborah is core faculty for the Attachment/Trauma-Focused Therapy Program and Portland State University Foster and Adoption Therapy Program. She was the Henry Meier Practitioner in Residence at the University of WA School of Social Work.

Deborah Gray is a popular presenter due to her practical and positive approaches. She continues to work in a clinical practice with parents and children, who help to teach her new approaches and techniques every day. 

Deborah is the author of the books: Promoting Healthy Attachments: Hands-on Techniques to Use with Your Clients, Attaching in Adoption: Practical Tools for Today’s Parents, Nurturing Adoptions: Creating Resilience after Neglect and Trauma, Attaching with Love, Hugs, and Joy, and co-author of Games and Activities for Attaching with Your Child.

As a bonus for our listeners, Deborah has made available a downloadable handout to supplement this week's episode. Be sure to check it out at the link below!

For More: Nurturing Attachments

Deborah Gray's Books on Amazon

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