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Join Karen Doyle Buckwalter, LCSW, RPT-S for a weekly podcast featuring international experts from the field of attachment and trauma. Attachment Theory in Action has become a highly respected podcast by listeners from all over the world! Listeners sit in on Karen’s insightful, informative and inspiring conversations with leading attachment theory researchers and clinicians in the field. Dedicated to parents and professionals, Attachment Theory in Action has had over 423.2k downloads with new episodes releasing every Tuesday! Now streaming!

TKC Blogs

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For tips, advice and inspiration on your leadership journey, Reed About Leadership, authored by Chaddock President and CEO Debbie Reed features valuable insights, lessons and first- hand experiences. With new posts every Wednesday, leaders from all over the world continue to be inspired. Whether you want to become a better leader or build a better organization, the lessons and experiences shared every week will help guide you on your leadership journey. Visit to learn more.


Each month, we welcome a Chaddock staff member to discuss their experience working with our kids in their own unique way, ranging from teachers in our school, the cottage staff who take care of the residents, to the trainers who develop our treatment methods. Read our ongoing series here!

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One chapter at a time, co-author Karen Doyle Buckwalter, LCSW, RPT-S is sharing a glimpse into the lessons from Raising the Challenging Child. Tune in as she shares real-life examples, evidence-based strategies and practical tips that parents and caregivers can use today. Watch each lesson here!

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A weekly series with TKC Executive Director Josh Carlson where he discusses topics and issues in Trauma Informed Care.


A selection of books the TKC team recommends for clinicians, parents and educators covering a variety of attachment and trauma related topics. 
Disclosure: The links on our Recommended Reading page are affiliate links. This means that, at zero cost to you, TKC will earn an affiliate commission if you click through the link and finalize a purchase of one of our recommended books.

Chaddock's Publications

Raising the Challenging Child


The newest Chaddock book release! Co-authored by Karen Doyle Buckwalter, LCSW, RPT-S and Debbie Reed, President/CEO, Raising the Challenging Child features strategies practical tips and real-life examples on ways to minimize behavioral meltdowns, reduce conflict, increase cooperation, promote healthy attachment and improve family relationships. 

RTCC Study Guide

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Every parent wants to bring their very best to their child.
It is our hope that this free study guide, paired with the book will provide additional tools to help you do just that! Designed for Christian parents, Caregivers and Small Groups by authors Karen Doyle Buckwalter and Debbie Reed.

Attachment Theory In Action


Stepping through attachment theory and the latest research in neuroscience, Karen Doyle Buckwalter and Debbie Reed illustrate how treatment of developmental trauma often requires implementing more than one clinical model. Readers will discover mental health professional insights into helping even the most challenging patients.

Pandemic Parenting


Karen Doyle Buckwalter, LCSW, RPT-S co-author of Raising the Challenging Child has curated a custom e-book just for parents who may be struggling with their kids at home. She combines lessons from the book, along with vast knowledge from working with challenging children and adolescents to bring you fresh ideas that you can try today!

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Published Articles

A selection of articles published by Karen Doyle Buckwalter, LCSW, RPT-S and other members of the TKC Team.

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