The impact of Boundaries and Structure on Chronic Misbehavior

The Healing Environment is a visual representation of what children need to grow and mature. It includes relationships, boundaries, adult self-control, empathy, acceptance, encouragement, and humor.   The Healing Environment looks different for students with chronic misbehavior. Children with severe emotional and behavioral concerns have different behavioral and emotional needs than children with typical behavior […]

Healing Environment: What all Kids need to Grow and Mature

The Healing Environment is a visual representation of what children need to grow and mature. It includes relationships, boundaries, adult self-control, empathy, acceptance, encouragement, and humor.   A Healing Environment provides trust, safety, emotional regulation, and a place to be vulnerable. It allows children to be themselves and accept their weaknesses in ways that encourage […]

Is Healing Children Trauma-Informed?

People often ask if Healing Children, LLC is trauma-informed. The simple answer is yes. We have been studying the impact of trauma, attachment, and development since the 1990s, long before “trauma-informed” became a buzzword of today. We are mental health professionals who have been working in schools for more than 20 years. We recommend healthy, […]