RAW Reactions

If you’ve done any Trauma-Informed Practice training, or any reading about things like anxiety and behaviour management in children, you’re probably familiar with the “Fight, Freeze, Flee” model. From AnxietyCanada.com: “F3 or the Fight-Flight-Freeze response is the body’s automatic, built-in system designed to protect us from threat or danger. For example, when you hear the words,…

With Great Power

It’s a well-earned truism that helping and educational professionals enter their fields because of a strong sense of care and responsibility.  Such is the nature of care, however, that when professional practices come into question, as is absolutely necessary if one is to provide effective service,  it can often feel as though care and intention…

Beyond Anxiety; Part Two

This short video is part two of an ongoing series called “Beyond Anxiety”, where we explore the Responsive Approach through the lens of anxiety, a prevalent concern of parents and caregivers everywhere. If you haven’t watched Part One…go there first! In this video, Jeff explores the basic wiring of the brain, and why anxiety makes…