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In yesterday’s podcast were heard from former child in care, Rosie Jefferies.


Rosie talks frankly about the fears and emotions she experienced as a small child at the start of her adoption journey.


First meetings and moving a child into your family can be among the most important in helping a child, especially a traumatised one, settle well.

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Missed Rosie’s Podcast? Listen now


Why a Child from Trauma Fears Adoption


Today's guest, Rosie Jefferies, the Managing Director of COECT, talks frankly about the fears and emotions she experienced as a small child at the start of her adoption journey.


Rosie's profound early life trauma meant she was understandably distrustful of all adults. Indeed she viewed them as dangerous to herself and to her four younger siblings.


In this podcast she gives a moving description of the fearful emotions she felt on moving in with her adoption family for the first time.


She contrasts the dark of her past with the bright light of the new family home which eventually came to represent safety and security to her.


​Listen to this Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Pod


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Listen to the full episode now - Episode 6





Why Your Traumatised Child "Behaves Badly"


Today's guest, Sarah Dillon, spent much of her childhood in care.


Now a child and adult therapist, she is an internationally-recognised expert with experience on both sides of the therapeutic parenting fence.


In this episode, she speaks to parents who all too often feel judged when their traumatised child displays regressive behaviours in public - such as screaming tantrums in the supermarket or shoplifting.


As she says, it's one thing dealing with small children in such cases, quite another with a much older and bigger child.


Listen to this podcast episode to discover why parents have absolutely no need to feel failures but why developing "a skin like an elephant and a heart like a marshmallow" are necessary coping strategies.


Listen to this Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Podcasts, Amazon Music or download below.


Listen to the full episode now - Episode 5





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