Attunetion: Parenting without Distraction

Dr. Pierce’s highly anticipated book: Parenting Without Distraction: The Attunetion Approach is now available for purchase. Check out the book trailer below.


The Attunetion Approach, created by family therapist Dr. Craig Pierce, is a simple yet powerful approach designed to positively impact individuals, families, and the world by calling on people to tune in to what matters most. Attunetion is the crossroads where paying attention and tuning in meet. After many years in the fields of psychology, education, and business, Dr. Pierce has noticed an epidemic of distraction, multitasking, and lack of empathy that is leading to serious negative outcomes for children, families, and our culture.

Attunetion Parenting Life Model

It is not enough to just pay attention to the many pieces of information and tasks that demand and divide our attention each day. We must tune in to what really matters in order to prevent negative outcomes and ensure enriched, fulfilled lives for our children and ourselves.

The Attunetion Approach involves just three steps that can transform your life.

Attunetion means paying attention to the right thing…at the right time…and in the right way.

The Attunetion Approach can be applied to any aspect of life, from parenting to business, health to education. As an expert in parenting and education, Dr. Pierce is presenting the Attunetion Model to parents and educators in New Mexico and Colorado.

The Attunetion approach provides a path to better parenting, teaching, and treatment of our children. Paying Attunetion can help eliminate many of the negative outcomes we are seeing in our culture including bullying, lack of connection and empathy, violence, overuse of technology, and the myth of multitasking.

For Parents…

Attunetion Family ParentingAttunetion helps put the sanity back into parenting by providing a way to avoid distraction and tune in to what really matters for your child. For example, your 14 year old comes home with a poor report card. Attunetion can help you respond to the right thing (the grades) at the right time (when you are calm and have your child’s full attention) and in the right way (in a way that addressed the issue,  and supports your child).

Attunetion can help parents by providing them the tools to parent with greater, ease, confidence and love.


For Educators…

Teacher Children Trauma Teens Kids AttunetionThe Attunetion Approach can help teachers and administrators to better understand the children in their classroom and how to best respond to them. There in increasing pressure on schools to not only educate, but address bullying, deliver test scores, and shape children into productive members of society. It’s no wonder educators feel overwhelmed and under-equipped.

The Attunetion Approach can help teachers tune in to the right thing…at the right time…and in the right way in the classroom.


For Clinicians…

Clinicians Therapy CEU Trauma Children Teens The Attunetion Approach also provides powerful tools for the fields of counseling, psychology and social work. Mental health providers are inundated with clients, particularly children, who are experiencing lack of connection at best and chronic trauma at worst. It is incredibly challenging to work with children who experience abuse and neglect and the Attunetion Approach can help. Attunetion can help providers customize their treatment to each client by paying attention to what really matters most for their client.

Additionally, providers can teach their clients how to pay Attunetion to the right thing…at the right time…and in the right way.