Uncover the startling importance of empathy
From birth, when babies' fingers instinctively cling to those of adults, their bodies and brains seek an intimate connection—a bond made possible by empathy, the remarkable ability to love and to share the feelings of others.
In this unforgettable book, award-winning science journalist Maia Szalavitz and renowned child-psychiatrist Bruce D. Perry explain how empathy develops, why it is essential both to human happiness and for a functional society, and how it is threatened in the modern world.
A MUST READ for ALL parents including yet-to-be-parents!Published 29 days ago by Shelley Calissendorff
I'm a huge fan of Dr. Perry. I plan to use this book to encourage staff to approach students and education differently.Published 1 month ago by obxg1rl
Bruce Perry's works are not intended to be entertaining but very informational and helpful in understanding the ins and outs of trauma and traumatic side affects.Published 2 months ago by Bethel Donaldson
A favorite present when my friends become grandparents. How do we teach empathy to our children, how do we help them to become compassionate human beings. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Anne-Lyse De Guio
Great insightful book would recommend for any clinician or individual exploring effects of traumaPublished 3 months ago by leslie
Super facinating look at how integral attachment really is. Many parents and foster parents I work with have a very hard time understanding how a child can be so impacted by a... Read morePublished 3 months ago by jenl