This course is an Advanced Intensive, open for registration to all who have completed the Neufeld Intensive II, the Science of Emotion (Heart Matters) and the Play Series (Play 101, Play & Attachment, Play & Emotion). Highly recommended are also Becoming Attached and Making Sense of Adolescence, as Dr. Neufeld will be building upon some…

There are many approaches to making sense of our human drive for togetherness. This course distills the science of relationship to its essence and then explores the implications for working with children. The course is divided into eight sessions, each containing an hour of videocourse material. Because of the density of the material, the DVDs…

True play is becoming endangered in our world today. Why is play important, and why is it at risk? What are the effects of digital shortcuts on development? This course builds on the material from the videocourse, Raising Children in a Digital World, and adds to it the development reasons why we need to preserve…

The prerequisites for this course are the Neufeld Intensive II, the Science of Emotion, and Play & Attachment. OVERVIEW: Emotion needs to play and play needs the energy that emotion provides. It seems that these two dynamics were always meant to dance with each other, but with the loss of traditional culture, they are having…

Play – at least the kind that builds brains, forwards development, and serves our emotions – is becoming an endangered activity among those who need to engage in it most and this includes us as adults. The science of play reveals the mind of Nature and gets to the very heart of the developmental approach….

This four-session course (available in seminar format only) unfolds Dr. Neufeld's brilliant breakthrough model of attachment – inspired by the physical and natural sciences and built upon the most recent understandings of the brain, emotion and development. In distilling the drive for togetherness to its essence, it expands into a comprehensive model that applies universally…

In this four-session course (available in seminar format only), Dr. Neufeld outlines the steps that need to be taken to get to emotional maturity and well-being, whether one is a child, a student or a supposed grown-up. This developmental knowledge is especially important as immaturity has become epidemic and most approaches make the mistake of…

We now know that there is nothing more stressful than emotional wounding, yet evidence strongly indicates that our children’s world is becoming a more wounding place. We also know that the emotional health and well-being of our children depends upon us being able to keep them safe, yet how are we to do this when…

Rest, Play, Learn: Creating the Conditions for Home Education

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