Cindy Brown, LCSW

About

Cindy Brown is an attachment therapist who helps people connect with themselves and each other. She works closely with parents to help children with attachment issues heal. 

Ever wonder if there's a better way to interact with kids? Tired of time outs?  Have rewards, punishments, and consequences lost their impact?  

Certification:

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Specialized Training:

Trauma & Attachment

  • Mentored by Jean Crume, LCSW since 2012

  • 40 hours Theraplay training

  • 40 hours of attachment focused family therapy training

  • 80 hours of attachment intensive training

  • Three  6-hour workshops on therapeutic parenting

  • Three 3-day mini-intensives for therapeutic parenting

  • Three 18-hour EMDR trainings with 12 2-hour corresponding conference calls and am working toward certification for EMDR for children

  • 27 hours of TF-CBT training and 11 conference calls and presented on two case studies (lack one hour for certification)
     

Types of Treatment:

Attachment focused family therapies to develop parenting skills that facilitate and invite attachment between the child and caregiver:  

  • Theraplay®

  • Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT)

  • Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy (DDP)

  • Trust Based Relational Intervention (TBRI)

Trauma focused therapies to reduce traumatic stress and improve parent-child attachment:

  • Eye Movement Desensitization Response for children (EMDR) (to be used after significant improvement in attachment)

  • TF-CBT (to be used after significant improvement in attachment and when child can verbalize his trauma narrative)