What We Do:

Attachment Focused Therapy

Children's Bureau understands how attachment impacts a child's emotional and behavioral development and relationships within the family. Our program focuses on helping families thrive by building connection and trust.

Our Attachment Focused Therapy program employs highly experienced therapists to work with families through emotions and behaviors surrounding issues such as: grief and loss, identity, family adjustment, abandonment, etc. Our services are family and relationship focused and build on a family's strengths.

Therapists receive extensive training in attachment, Trauma-Informed Care and other adoption specific issues. Counseling services empower families regardless of where they are on their journey. Attachment Focused Therapy is beneficial to all families, not just those in crisis.

Specializations include but are not limited to:

  • Attachment Focused Therapy
  • Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  • Theraplay ®
  • Individual Counseling
  • Family Counseling
  • Trust-Based Relational Intervention
  • Attachment and Bonding Assessments

Who is Eligible?

  • Families referred by DCS
  • Children with Medicaid
  • Families paying privately

Groups Our Coordinating Attachment and Permanency (CAP) Group is a highly acclaimed, six-week therapeutic group for adoptive families that focuses on building strong family attachments and improving family communication. We also offer a Theraplay ® group focused on structured, nurturing interaction to improve relationships and enhance self esteem.


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