This short piece shares a work-in-progress painting by a four year old within the context of Attachment Theory.

Author/Artist Bio

Blendine Hawkins is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in private practice and a lecturer at Chaminade University of Honolulu. She received her Master’s in Marriage and Family Therapy at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, and her Ph.D. in Family Social Science at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities. She completed her pre- and post-doctoral fellowship at the Couples and Family Therapy program at the University of Oregon. Her research interests are with transnational and families of color, intercultural couple dynamics, attachment and peaceful parent-child relationships, and utilizing intersectionality theory and attending to marginalized identities in client care.

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