“Wounds that can’t be seen are more painful than those which can be seen and healed by a doctor.” Nelson Mandela.
Children who experienced neglect and maltreatment have invisible wounds, which impacts their physical, emotional, psychological and brain development. These wounds need honouring, addressing and healing.
Their development, emotions and development can be frozen by these invisible wounds.
They nee therapeutic parenting to undo the damage and fill in the gaps.