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Trauma and Attachment: Secure Vs. Insecure Attachments

Mary Ainsworth’s experiment called The Strange Situation was conducted in the 1970’s and has been instrumental in understanding attachment. Her study involved exposing 12- to 18-month-old children to a series of situations to observe the way they interact with the world in the presence and absence of their caregiver. Her findings generated knowledge about four […]

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The Biology of Attachment

Clients often come to me confused and hopeless about themselves or their child. They may say things like “I just don’t know what else to do,” “it’s just so hard to trust people,” “behavior interventions don’t work for my child.” I have found through working with these clients that attachment theory is often their missing […]