About Carina Pedersen

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The brain

This interesting video shows how our brain is able to maintain it’s plasticity through a lifetime, but it also explains why our brains are more flexible during our childhood and adolescence.


Reflective Parenting

“Reflective Parenting: A guide to understanding what’s going on in your child’s mind.”

Alistar Cooper and Sheila Redfern are the authors of this wonderful book about raising children in a mentalizing manner. The psychological theory is written in an easygoing way, which makes this book easy to understand and a pleasure to read. The main theme […]

The Mentalization Guidebook

Its now possible to preorder the Mentalization Guidebook http://us.karnacbooks.com/…/the-mentalization-guideb…/38162/

Tramuatised children


1. The adult should be a calming influence and help control the child’s emotions and act as role model during the difficult times.

2. Daily life should be restored. Do everyday things: get up at the usual time, go to football practice, get homework done, and enjoy […]

International Society

Happy after presenting with Lisa Danylchuk at the International Society for the Study for Trauma and Dissociation i San Fransisco