Our Deepest Desire And Greatest Fear

Ranked #16 in Trauma, Ranked #36 in Developmental Psychology

Although it may seem that humans suffer from an endless number of emotional problems and challenges, authors Laurence Heller and Aline LaPierre contend that most of these can be traced back to developmental trauma and to the compromised development of one or more of five core capacities associated with five biologically based core needs that our essential to our physical and emotional well-being: the needs for connection, attunement, trust, autonomy, and love-sexuality. Recognizing these needs as well as five Adaptive Survival Styles, set in motion when the core needs are not met early in... more

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