Attachment in Action
“Emotions are the gifts of our ancestors. We have them and so do other animals. We must never forget this.” — Marc Bekoff
Here are some fun videos illustrating how relationships come in all shapes and sizes. It is emotions that bind us…
Best Friends – a kid, a dog and a puddle
Elephants Never Forget
The Orangutan and the Hound Dog
Tara, the Elephant, and Bella, the Dog
Love knows no bounds.
Tortoise helps out a friend.
The lyrics of Lean on Me, that accompany this video, says it all: “You just call on me brother, when you need a hand; We all need somebody to lean on; I just might have a problem that you’d understand; We all need somebody to lean on; If there is a load you have to bear; That you can’t carry; I’m right up the road; I’ll share your load; If you just call me; Call me if you need a friend.”
Family – A Duck, Several Dogs, and Humans
Individuals who make up your family are not all biological. You can create your own trusted circle of animals – human or otherwise – with whom to share your life. These special connections can help us cope with the normal stressors of life and contribute to our community.
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If you have any questions, need more information, or would like to make an appointment, you can call me at 301-279-7779, email me at [email protected], or use the form below.
Licensed Clinical Social Worker
Over 15 years of experience
Certified Emotionally Focused Couple Therapist and Supervisor
Member of The Greater Washington Society of Clinical Social Work
Member of the International Centre
for Excellence in Emotionally
Member of Clinical Social
Member of National Association
of Social Workers
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