Asby, D. (2018, May 15). Supporting Secure Attachment and Self-Regulation through Mindfulness in Traumatized Children. Retrieved May 15, 2018

Around 676,000 American children are abused and neglected each year ((U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 2018). When caregivers are unable or unwilling to provide the warmth and attention children need to form secure attachments, young children experience difficulties with self-regulation that can affect later academic achievement and interpersonal success. Mindfulness practices help these children repair insecure attachments and problems with self-regulation that are a result of their early adversity.

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