Professor Emeritus at the University of Virginia School of Medicine, Dr Robert Marvin, has spent a lifetime developing a world-renowned therapy program that draws upon the past 100 years of scientific discoveries in the field of parent child love.
By working through Dr Marvin's
program, the Diaz's are being connected with the latest scientific discoveries into how evolution has hard-wired parents and children to interact in ways that optimize a child's development.
believes that he
can help the Diaz's create an environment in which Masha, Marcel and Vadim can form supportive, loving relationships.
task is to help the Diaz's create an environment where Masha feels she
can go to her
parents or sister when she's
Finally, after months of work with Dr Marvin
and therapist Nicole, the Diaz's begin to slowly take down Masha's protective wall.
letting them in. There's still a long way to go but Masha is getting a taste for the comfort and shelter of love.
works with both of them on developing ways in which they can pass on all of the best and none of the worst aspects of their relationships with their own parents to their new children.
On top of the all-consuming task of fostering bonds with the twins and Masha, the Diaz's work with Dr Marvin
and Nicole to ensure that Cami doesn't stop going to her parents with her problems.
works with Claudio
to relax his
over reliance on rules, which he
inherited from his
father and helps Cheryl see that when the boys push her
away, its not because they don't like her
, it's because they don't know how to have close relationships with adults.