Welcome to Circle of Security.  The Circle of Security is a relationship based early intervention program designed to enhance attachment security between parents and children. Decades of university-based research have confirmed that secure children exhibit increased empathy, greater self-esteem, better relationships with parents and peers, enhanced school readiness, and an increased capacity to handle emotions more effectively when compared with children who are not secure.

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When We Feel Safe and Secure, Learning Happens

Mary Ainsworth suggested that the reason for the attachment system is so that learning can happen. Over and over again, we see that when children feel safe and secure, you can’t stop them from learning! We also see this with parents.

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Am I able to Remain Non-Judgmental when I Struggle?

A facilitator recognizes her struggle with her own feelings during a parent group. And the parent’s response suggests she felt their disconnect as well.

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The Parent is the Key

When parents change the way they respond to their child’s needs for care and confidence, a struggling child can be transformed.

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