Posts Categorized: Podcast

Yohannes’ Story

The TBRI® Podcast | Season 3, Episode 7 Last week we heard from Dr. Melody Aguayo about parenting in the trenches. Today, we hear from her son, Yohannes Aguayo. Yohannes is an alumnus of our Hope Connection Camp and joins us on the podcast today to share his experience growing up in his family, his… Read more »

Seeing the Real Child with Dr. Melody Aguayo

The TBRI® Podcast | Season 3, Episode 6 Dr. Melody Aguayo is a wife, a mom, and a parent consultant for overwhelmed parents who are looking for support and solutions to navigate their parenting journey. Melody is a longtime friend of the Institute. She is both a TBRI Practitioner and an alumnae of our Hope… Read more »

Foster the Family with Jamie Finn

The TBRI® Podcast | Season 3, Episode 5 Today’s conversation is just in time for National Foster Care Month. Jamie Finn is the author of the book, Foster the Family, founder of the Foster the Family Organization, and a sought after speaker for foster and adoption conferences and events. Her popular social media accounts offer… Read more »

The Impact of Trauma in War with Raya Shelashska

The TBRI® Podcast | Season 3, Episode 4 Today’s guest is Raya Shelashska, a TBRI Practitioner and a PhD candidate and Research Assistant here at our Institute at TCU. Raya currently lives here with her family, in Fort Worth, TX, as she’s completing her PhD, but her home is Ukraine. Since the war broke out… Read more »

Preoccupied Attachment with Dr. Jamie DeLuna

The TBRI® Podcast | Season 3, Episode 3 Today we are continuing the conversation with Dr. Jamie DeLuna about Adult Attachment patterns. Last week we talked about Dismissive Attachment in adults, and this week we’re diving into the Preoccupied/Entangled Attachment pattern. Our host Sarah and Jamie talk about what this pattern looks like in adulthood,… Read more »

Dismissive Attachment with Dr. Jamie DeLuna

The TBRI® Podcast | Season 3, Episode 2 Today we are excited to welcome Dr. Jamie DeLuna back to the podcast for more conversation about adult attachment.  For many years, Jamie was a research scientist for TCU’s Karyn Purvis Institute of Child Development who specialized in administering and the Adult Attachment Interview. Dr. DeLuna has… Read more »

TBRI® & Autism with Family Initiative

The TBRI® Podcast | Season 3, Episode 1 Today we’re kicking off season three  with Anjali Van Drie and David Brown from Family Initiative, a nonprofit organization in South Florida providing clinical and support services for at-risk children and children on the Autism Spectrum. David and Anjalie are the co-founders and and President and Vice… Read more »

Meeting the Needs of Adoptive Siblings with Dr. Jana Hunsley

The TBRI® Podcast | Season 2, Episode 6   Today we’re welcoming Dr. Jana Hunsley to the podcast! Dr. Hunsley is a Research Scientist at the Karyn Purvis Institute of Child Development. She recently completed her PhD in the Developmental Research lab through the Department of Psychology at TCU. In her research, Jana has recognized… Read more »