Facilitators – Page 2 – Circle of Security International

With Awareness Comes Choice

At the end of a COSP group, I heard a lovely exchange between two parents talking about mean, weak, or gone. Parent One, "I get so mean with my child.…

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Using the Reflective Stance in our COSP Work

Here is a nice example of how COSP Fidelity Coaching helps to build fidelity to the model, provides coaching opportunities, and supports reflective functioning. During a COS-P group, as a…

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Being With and the Subtlety of Shark Music

By helping parents learn how to read the Circle of Security graphic, we are setting the stage to later invite parents to recognize their own struggle somewhere on the Circle.…

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Hidden in Plain Sight

In Chapter One, the COSP DVD uses the game cards as an experiential exercise to capture the message that it is easy to miss what we are not looking for…

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Food Refusal; Maybe It’s Not About the Food

When children are upset, acting up, oppositional, pouty, or lose it, they are actually saying, "I'm really lost, I need you,  I don't know what to do with how I…

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A Miscue Gets the Job Done

We all know how much it can hurt to feel misunderstood by those we love. You can imagine how difficult it must feel for a child when a direct cue…

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The Circle of Security is About Hope and Heartbreak

For many of us, learning the Circle of Security is not only professionally enriching, but also a profoundly personal experience. We come to learn about the Circle as professionals and…

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When We Feel Safe and Secure, Learning Happens

When we think of attachment, what often comes to mind are words like connection, bond, affection, care. For some, it is new to consider that exploration is also part of…

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