Detached: Surviving Reactive Attachment Disorder (Paperback)
|Author: Jessie Hogsett|
|Detached: Surviving Reactive Attachment Disorder is the true story of a young boy who never "attached" or "bonded" with his alcoholic mother. He felt uncared for, unsafe, sad, lonely and extremely angry. As he grew up, he, like most Reactive Attachment Disordered kids, acted out, exhibiting severely antisocial, even violent behavior. You'll travel back in time to view a young child's life through his own eyes. You'll see an innocent boy become a severely emotionally disturbed teen. Then, against all odds, you'll read about miracles few ever thought possible.|
About the author:
Jessie Romine Hogsett was born in 1980 to a single often homeless alcoholic mother in Modesto, California. After suffering serious abuse and neglect as a young child, he was diagnosed with RAD at age 12 and sent to a treatment facility for emotionally disturbed teens. There he was able to turn his life around. For the past seven years he has been an assistant manager in residential treatment group homes, providing counseling, support, insight and hope to teen boys. He lives in Modesto with his wife and three daughters.
Customer Reviews of Detached: Surviving Reactive Attachment Disorder
What a wonderful read!! This is a story of a child dealt all the wrong hands growing up, but he came out in the end as a survivor! This is an issue that needs more attention and awareness. If you have ever wondered what goes on in the mind of a foster child, this can provide the insight and answer so many questions you may have. Foster parents, social workers, psychs and more can all learn from this book and I highly recommend this book! There are several key points and tips that are vital to learn and understand.