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Dr. Amy King, aka Dr. Amy, is a licensed psychologist who provides training, consultation, and education to medical providers and clinics. Among her specialties is working with professionals to help create resilient children, patients and thriving families, guiding them to heal their stress and trauma through connected relationships. Her experience includes serving as a statewide trainer for the Oregon Department of Human Services and subject matter expert to promote child wellness in pediatric settings on behalf of the Children's Health Alliance. Her current work is promoting resilience within primary care medical homes and through partnership and collaboration via her podcast, her membership, and speaking opportunities and trainings.

Ever wonder about what it means to “feel safe”? If you’re curious about what it means to become regulated and create regulation for you and children with whom you work, this episode is for you! Regardless of your profession, if you work with children and families, felt safety and regulation are important aspects of your practice. […]

Episode 59: The Science Behind Feeling Safe: Notice what you notice with Emily Daniels, MEd, MBA

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Join Dr. Amy as she interviews 4 children, kindergarten through second grade, all about what creates safety and belonging in school. You’ll hear from Yves, Dean, Charlotte, & Mac – all experts in their own right. Be patient with my friends – it takes them a while for them to find their voices; but the […]

Episode 58: Hearing from Little Voices – Kids’ reflections on the first days of school

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Hello Friends,  Over the past two months, I’ve worked with seven different early childhood sites regarding wellness, resilience, and ways to support young children in our state. I wanted to take a moment to give each of them a shout-out! Most of my time has been spent in rural parts of our state, and, needless […]

Thank you Oregon Early Educators

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You’re in for a treat as Dr. Amy interviews a veteran mother/daughter duo about how to build resilience through relationships in classrooms! Our frank conversation about ways to engage parents, how to welcome children, and how to create your own support system is just what every educator needs to hear! Stacey Egli is a veteran teacher […]

Episode 57: “I’m glad you’re here!” How to create connection in classrooms with Stacey Egli & Carla Becker

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Hello Friends,  I closed my laptop and took in a deep breath. A big sigh of relief escaped me. I texted my friend and co-author, Dr. R.J. Gillespie, and sent him a virtual high five. I had done it. We had done it! Our final book edits were submitted to The American Academy of Pediatrics. The […]

Celebrating my book!

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Over the next year, we’re crafting the podcast to reflect different systems that children and families are in and having conversations about how to help them thrive and become more resilient. Hear a beautiful story about how we all play a part in the lives of children and get a sneak peek into this fall’s […]

Episode 56: We all play a part!

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Hello Friends,  This week’s newsletter is a few short updates & stories, an ask, and a fun invitation!  Update: These past several weeks, I’ve been doing speaking engagements all over my home state of Oregon and beyond. By the way, if you want to know more about having me come and speak at your organization – check […]

We all play a part. How will you play yours?

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If you’ve been listening for the past few weeks, then you know we’ve been going through the process of renewal and rebranding. Join today to learn about ways to build a community for you, a holding space for your story and Dr. Amy’s “why” of less aloneness.  RESOURCES Dr. Amy’s Newsletter Learning Collaborative Invitation Dr. […]

Episode 55: Telling Your Story, Hearing My “Why” and Finding Community

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Friends,  Well, if you’ve been listening to the podcast and following along here over the past few weeks, then you know we’ve been going through the process of renewal and rebranding. As I become clearer about my audience and who my listeners and learners are, it’s become really evident who I want to continue to serve and […]

It Takes a Village

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What a whirlwind the past few weeks of rebranding this podcast has been! Join Dr. Amy today as we explore the importance of creating Circles of Support© in your life and in the lives of children and families. You’re not going to want to miss the important message of how you can be a champion […]

Episode 54: It Takes a Village: Creating Circles of Support©

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If you're a dedicated professional making a positive impact in the lives of children and families, I want YOU to be a featured guest on THIS empowering podcast! SHARE YOUR IMPACTFUL JOURNEY IN BUILDING RESILIENCE IN RELATIONSHIPS FOR CHILDREN & FAMILIES!

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pediatricians, educators, nurses, advocates and other folks who are in children's lives.