“Children constantly learn from their environments, especially their primary relationships,” explains Shanna Donhauser, a family therapist and childhood mental health specialist in Seattle. “Rupture and conflict are inevitable. But repairing those ruptures strengthens relationships and builds the foundation of trust, comfort, and safety.”

Donhauser has identified four steps to help parents help their children work through the frightening experience of witnessing a parent’s anger.

Source: The Four Steps to Comforting a Child After Mom or Dad Gets Angry | Fatherly

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