"This book will be an invaluable resource for all caregivers."
Ruth A. Lanius, MD, PhD, Professor of Psychiatry at University of Western Ontario
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A practical handbook for parents

In this beautifully illustrated book, you will find:

  • The five primary conditions for healthy attachment and how to apply them
  • Parental behaviors that support healthy emotional development
  • Practical advice for your child’s development, including the critical first 18 months
  • Ten tips for new parents
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Guiding purpose for the book

To help parents and caregivers create secure
attachment and behaviors such as:

  • Positive self-image
  • Strong sense of self
  • Healthy self-esteem
  • Ability to trust
  • Emotional regulation
  • Feeling valued
  • Support for best self
  • Expressed delight
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Why parents love reading Love Rays

Paula Sacks combines research-backed explanations with a heart-warming story to teach, encourage, and inspire new and expecting parents.

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“Love Rays: The Importance of Developing Secure Attachment in Infancy and Childhood” is an accessible handbook for parents seeking to understand and apply Attachment Theory to their own lives.

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Paula Sacks LICSW, Attachment Specialist & Author
Meet the Author

Paula Sacks is a licensed, clinically trained social worker.

  • Co-author to the book “Attachment Disturbances in Adults,” recipient of the 2018 ISST-D Pierre Janet Writing Award
  • Completed advanced course training through Harvard Medical School
  • Provided 5,000 hours as a volunteer therapist to low-income clients from 2004-2017 in Cambridge, Massachusetts
  • Licensure Board of Registration of Social Workers from 2010-2015 in Massachusetts
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