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Dr. Ronald Federici: Expert Testimony in Abuse Case

February 2006: A Shocking Tennessee Child-Abuse Case Sheds Light on a Hidden World of Hard-to-Adopt Kids—and a Bizarre Method of Disciplining Them As the dozen deputy sheriffs and child welfare workers approached the tidy, three-story white house in Trenton, Tenn.,

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Dr. Arthur Becker-Weidman on Interventions in Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy

Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy interventions flow from several theoretical and empirical lines. Attachment theory (Bowlby, 1980, Bowlby, 1988) provides the theoretical foundation for Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy. Early trauma disrupts the normally developing attachment system by creating distorted internal working models of

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Ronald Federici and Heather Forbes Discuss the Plight of Haitian Orphans

The interview is here.

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Arthur Becker-Weidman: Center for Family Development

The Center for Family Development is Western New York’s only attachment center specializing in the treatment of adopted and foster families with trauma and  attachment disorder. Our professionals have the knowledge, skills, personal experiences, and professional training to help adoptive

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Dr. Ronald Federici: Advocate for Children in Therapy (ACT)

Ronald Steven Federici is often described as “the country’s expert in the neuropsychological evaluation and treatment of children having multi-sensory neurodevelopmental impairments.” He is best described as a “developmental neuropsychologist,” specializing in the treatment of “institutional autism” (which he also

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