Nick* presented to TCF as a 17 year old teenage boy. Nick led a normal childhood until at age 12 his parents separated. His mother struggled emotionally to handle the divorce and Nick became the one she would turn to for support and care. Nick reports “having to have grow up very quickly”. He was responsible for running the house and for taking care of his mother’s emotional wellbeing. Nick became very independent with a serious attitude and little time for being carefree, h
Lenity Directors recently attended the Australian Marist Solidarity’s mid-year gathering. AMS handles the management of Lenity’s projects in Asia. Pictured left to right: Ashley Bulgarelli, Projects and Partnership Coordinator, Michael Wheelahan (Director, Lenity), Geoff Henry (Director, International Aid, Lenity) and Brother Allen Sherry, CEO of AMS.
As an adoptive parent of two children who are living with developmental trauma, I cannot thank the service and staff at Dalwood enough for their assessments using the Neurosequential Model of Therapeutics methodology. The NMT process provides a framework that greatly assists in not only understanding the origins and presentation of a child's challenge as a result of the trauma, but also offers a practical approach to helping children that is bespoke and rooted in neuroscience