Putting the ‘ARC’ in ‘Cathartic’: Attachment, Regulation & Competency


At the heart of our evidence-based treatment modality is an understanding that our clients may have underlying trauma that needs attention. Individual trauma can result from a singular event, multiple or ongoing events, or circumstances that may have caused physical, mental, or emotional distress. Traumatic situations can leave lasting impressions on the mind and body and interfere with normal daily functions. We approach trauma during treatment by utilizing the attachment, regulation, and competency (ARC) model. What Is ARC? The ARC model is a component-based set of principles that addresses vulnerabilities in healthy development following trauma. The model recognizes the significance of processing [...]