Circle of Security International – Early Intervention Program for Parents and Children

Early Intervention Programs for Parents & Children

An accessible step-by-step process driven by decades of attachment research

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What is Circle of Security Parenting™?

Our goal is to engage each parent's wisdom by illustrating how attachment needs are expressed by infants, children and adolescents.

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Make sense of what your child is really asking from you.

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Gain insight on how to promote secure attachment.

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Circle Stories

Circle Stories include updates from Circle of Security International and other stories from around the world that focus on the Circle of Security. Click on the story below to learn more or click on the green arrows to be taken to another Circle Story. If you have a Circle Story to share, contact Angie [at] circleofsecurityinternational [dot] com.

Around the world, COSP Facilitators are doing remarkable things for families. In this brief video, COSI's Charlie Slaughter, who serves as our Project Director for COSP in the Community, talks with Cordell Pemberton about his work with the prison population. Cordell is a Family Support Provider at the Nurturing Families Network/Fair Haven Community Health Care in New Haven, Connecticut, USA.

COSI's Project and Professional Development Director and trainer, Deidre Quinlan, recently met with a couple of our COSP colleagues to record their reflections about Circle of Security in the time of COVID-19. Several COSP Facilitators are also featured in this video.

Circle of Security International's Leadership Team, Gretchen Cook, Neil Boris, and Deidre Quinlan, discuss their vision for the future of COSI.

Recent Blog Posts

Gratitude for the Circle: My experience of COSP Monday, November 30, 2020 I think it goes without saying that being a parent is amazing. Amazingly wonderful and amazingly difficult. Trying new things…
Finding Empathy on the Other Side of Blame Monday, November 16, 2020 Here in Australia, we have magpies – a native Australian bird recognizable for its black and white plumage and distinctive…
Miscues and Music Monday, November 2, 2020 The following story was shared with us by a parent about her experiences of tracking needs on the Circle, noticing…
Good Enough Monday, October 5, 2020 I once knew a weatherman who told me he only had to be right 30% of the time at his…