“The idea of resilient children was hardly new, nor was the related idea that some kids are especially vulnerable to the stresses of their world. What was novel was the idea that some of the vulnerable, highly reactive children—the orchid children—had the capacity for both withering and thriving.” Wray Herbert Scientific American 2011
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Wonderful article on genetic resiliency and children.
If you are interested in Emotionally Focused Therapy this video describes the research, application and details of this therapy.