Yes, There is Hope

Many parents ask us if there is hope for their traumatized family and/or child? We do what we do because, yes, there is hope! Over the years, we have witnessed and shared in the healing that occurs in loving, therapeutic homes and professional sessions. The work is not easy, nor quick, nor without despair, but is very rewarding. Start today with a free 30 minute consultation.

We’re your coach and partner – begin the journey to healing today.

Faye Hall & Jeff Merkert

Faye Hall and Jeff Merkert

“God setteth the solitary in families.”

Psalm 68:6

We Are Attachment Specialists

Faye & Jeff are trained child development specialists in the areas of trauma and attachment. Over the years, they have witnessed and shared the healing that occurs in loving, therapeutic environments.

Find Healing, Start Today

We invite you to a complimentary 30 minute conversation where we’ll listen to your needs and advise how we can assist. We are eager to help and provide the needed training and care.

100's of Online Resources, One Subscription Fee

You get ALL these benefits for less than $11 a month with your six month subscription or less than $9 a month for a full year. 70+ videos, multiple articles, and numerous interventions for each. More are added weekly, often before publication.

  • Paradigm shift: Understanding, treatment of early trauma
  • Trauma Disrupted Competencies: 6 areas derailed by trauma
  • Elements: 4 healing practices parents use
  • Principles: 7 principles parents cannot ignore
  • Environment: How to implement a healing environment
  • Team: Valuable therapeutic tools to share with your team
  • Attachment: Ways to connect with a fearful, angry child
  • Assessment tools: Evaluate parent & child’s behaviors
  • Parenting: Direction in self-regulation, self-care, modeling…
  • Tools: Worksheets, forms, and visual aids
  • Excerpts: From all of our publications.


Learn from Jeff what it’s like working with Early Trauma.

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We’d love the opportunity to hear your story and see how we might partner together. Whether you are a parent or professional, schedule 30 minutes and share your needs.