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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Introducing the Core Sensitivities

An Introduction To Core Sensitivities  We all have strategies and motivations that guide our behavior within relationships. Some of us might notice that while the thought of being close to someone is very comforting in theory, a partner’s actual needs feel demanding in reality. Others may find that any kind of emotional distance from a […]

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Circle of Security Book Release!!!

We are proud to announce the release of our book! The Circle of Security Intervention: Enhancing Attachment in Early Parent-Child Relationships. Available in October 2013! Presenting both a theoretical foundation and proven strategies for helping caregivers become more attuned and responsive to their young children’s emotional needs (ages 0–5), this is the first comprehensive presentation […]

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COSI Award, Charlie Slaughter

We have so many people who have worked very hard to help champion Circle of Security throughout the world. We wanted to begin to show our appreciation to individuals who have made an exceptional difference in their communities and beyond. Our plan is to have the COSI Award become an annual presentation. The first ever […]

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