“All the treatment in the world won’t be enough for a child who returns to a home or school with dysregulated adults.”
“A child who can show you his rage does not think you are an easy target, he thinks you are someone who won’t abandon him”.Beth Tyson
Beth Tyson, MA, is a psychotherapist, childhood grief and trauma expert, and a children’s book author. She earned several years of experience as a clinician working with children and families and as a teaching assistant in the graduate program for counseling psychology at Eastern University.
While practicing as a trauma therapist within the child welfare system, Beth earned her certificate in adoption from Rutgers University. Beth is a CASA advisory board member and a Voices for Children Coalition partner, advocating for youth in the foster care system in Delaware County, PA. Beth uses her expertise in childhood trauma to help families and organizations operate from a trauma-sensitive and healing-centered approach. She helps her clients understand the biological impact of trauma on the brain and autonomic nervous system.
Beth is a mental health educator who uses trauma-responsive models to implement the skills necessary for the emotional well-being of children impacted by trauma and other adverse childhood experiences (ACES). She provides educational training to schools, workplaces, non-profit organizations, caregivers/families, among others.
In the last year, Beth was featured in Forbes, InStyle, PsychReg.org, PsychCentral.com, The United Ways of CA, RVN TV, BYU Radio, and many other media outlets advocating for foster and kinship families impacted by trauma and loss. Beth’s tender-hearted children’s book A Grandfamily for Sullivan is about a koala who is suddenly raised by his grandma when his parents are unable to keep him safe. Her book is a tool for parents and professionals to help children cope with BIG emotions after trauma and adversity.
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- A Grandfamily for Sullivan
- What Happened to You?: Conversations on Trauma, Resilience, and Healing
- Four Thousand Weeks: Time Management for Mortals
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Resources that helped in the preparation:
- Helping Children Cope with Ambiguous Loss and Ongoing Uncertainty
- Making Family Part 1: Grandfamilies
- Beth Tyson. The Beginner’s Mind
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