Sara has been passionate about attachment and development since before the birth of her first child in 2000. After several years leading the Seattle chapter of Attachment Parenting International, she discovered and fell in love with Dr. Gordon Neufeld's attachment-based developmental model. In 2013, Sara graduated from the Neufeld Institute Advanced Studies program, certified as a course facilitator. She also studies attachment and adoption with Holly Van Gulden and has completed courses on neurodevelopment with both IAHP and The Family Hope Center. Sara's vision and passion lie in supporting adults involved in the lives of adoption and foster children. As a homeschooling mother, Sara parents children both born and adopted into her family and uses Neufeld model to better understand her children, marriage, and even her large black lab.
Sara works with both parents and helping professionals in the adoption and foster community. She offers The Art and Science of Transplanting Children and she also facilitates all three parts of Power to Parent: Power to Parent I: The Vital Connection, Power to Parent II: Helping Children Grow Up, and Power to Parent III: Common Challenges. Beyond regularly scheduled offerings, courses can also be arranged to meet the needs of support groups, organizations and agencies. Sara would be delighted to provide you with more information: please contact her directly.