Dr. Sian Phillips
Station on the Green, Creemore, Ontario
This workshop introduces basic theory and understanding of brain development and the principles of Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy (DDP). The principles of DDP will guide case examples for the purposes of learning how an adult can support a child who cannot trust relationships.
Relevant for: parents, counsellors, therapists, teachers, educational assistants, youth care staff, social service and mental health care providers working with children and their families.
Dr. Sian Phillips is a psychologist in private practice in Kingston. She received her Ph.D. from University of Toronto in 1996. She specializes in the assessment of trauma and attachment difficulties and works with children, foster parents and adoptive parents using Daniel Hughes model of Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy ®©. She is an adjunct professor at Queens University, providing clinical placements for students who wish to study trauma and attachment issues.