Description: The focus of this article is on the impact of early life stress on the neurodevelopment of the stress response mechanisms of the brain. The functioning of the stress response system and mechanisms of neurodevelopmental change are described. The theoretical and clinical implications of the reviewed literature are discussed.
Understand the impact of early life stress on the development of stress response mechanisms of the brain
Reflect upon the theoretical and clinical implications for counselors working with clients who have experienced early life stress