I am Una Archer MBPsS, a registered Circle of Security Parenting facilitator. Circle of Security Parenting is attachment based parenting course. I believe that parents have an intuitive knowledge of what secure attachment is and my role is to help them get back in touch with that knowledge, talk about it and apply it in their day to day parenting.

Fifty years of research has shown that children with a secure attachment:

  • Enjoy more happiness with their parents

  • Feel less anger at their parents

  • Get along better with friends

  • Have stronger friendships

  • Are able to solve problems with friends

  • Have better relationships with brothers and sisters

  • Have higher self-esteem

  • Know that most problems will have an answer

  • Trust that good things will come their way

  • Trust the people they love

  • Know how to be kind to those around them


(Hoffman K., Cooper G., Powell B. Raising a Secure Child. NY, Guilford Press, 2017)

I invite you to pause and consider: which one of these things is most important to you? How could your and your child’s lives be different if you could have more of that?

I’m thrilled to let you know that, although at times it can feel a long way away, it is possible to get there.  Our current understanding about supporting secure attachment removes a lot of the guesswork by providing clear, practical advice on how to get started – and, more importantly, how to stick at it.


If you would like to talk about how I could support you, email me to schedule a phone conversation. 


My parenting workshops are designed to help you develop your most powerful parenting tool: your relationship with your child. They each focus on a specific area of parenting and help you to clarify what you want for that area, the things that can get in the way and how to get there with your child.

One-to-one support for parents and families

One-to-one consultations allow us to focus on what the family needs and address those needs at a pace that is comfortable for the family. 

This is a comprehensive and practical summary of what we currently know about nurturing secure attachment. Presented in a relatable format via videos of parents and children, graphics and group discussion, it will help you seamlessly weave your new awareness into your parenting.

An online group for parents who would like to have ongoing support following one-to-one work or completion of one of my courses.

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“I am able to deal with situations more calmly and effectively.”

“Una's gentle and practical approach has helped me deal with struggles more smoothly and understand my child's needs better.”

“I am more aware than before that when my daughter is being ‘difficult’ she is struggling with something. I know what to look for.”




Forest Row, East Sussex

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