Connection – Circle of Security International

Longing to be the Hands

Since I now work from my home office, my schedule has changed a bit. I see clients virtually [I’m a Mental Health Counselor and Marriage & Family Therapist], and at…

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Home School Helpline: COSP

The following reflection comes from a Mom and Registered COSP Facilitator from Ireland as she navigates changes to home life during the COVID-19 pandemic. We are now in the third…

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I Want to See Your Face

My 3-year-old daughter was sitting on the toilet. I was at the sink washing my hands. We were singing a song while we waited for her to pee. We sang…

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Delight in me: The origins of self-worth

“We do not believe in ourselves until someone reveals that deep inside us something is valuable, worth listening to, worthy of our trust, sacred to our touch. Once we believe…

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Alone in Pain

I was watching a TV drama that focused on the challenges of adolescence. In one scene, the 17-year-old boy who has been out at night is waiting at a bus…

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Diluting the Power of Connection
"If I see that there’s a notification, I’ll feel great! Like I matter."

Diluting the Power of Connection

Recently, I had a very candid conversation with a 17-year-old male about what it’s like to feel lonely and what makes him lonely. He said he doesn’t feel lonely very…

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