Search Results for "attachment theory"

May 31, 2015

...experience challenges in forming productive attachments, especially with particular clients. Thus, attachment theory provides a framework for a broadened conceptualization of transference and countertransference. Secure and Less-Than-Secure Psychotherapy Attachments When we perceive a significant threat in our environment – whether... Search hits: 53 in body, 6 in tags, 0 in comments. Score: 14655.81

For more than 20 years, our attachment research teams at Western Michigan University (WMU) have been using Bowlby’s attachment theory to examine important psychotherapy process and outcome variables. What have we found? Generally speaking, client and therapist attachment do matter... Search hits: 55 in body, 1 in tags, 0 in comments. Score: 14202.54

Oct 15, 2008

Over the past decade, researchers have found that Bowlby’s attachment theory (1973, 1988) has important implications for counseling and psychotherapy (Cassidy & Shaver, 1999, Lopez, 1995; Lopez & Brennan, 2000; Mallinckrodt, 2000). Attachment theory is a theory of affect regulation... Search hits: 44 in body, 5 in tags, 0 in comments. Score: 12238.36

...a simple formula according to which one attachment profile will match a specific therapy type. In keeping with the spirit of attachment theory, which is to emphasize the importance of real relationships, we believe that the right place to look... Search hits: 33 in body, 5 in tags, 0 in comments. Score: 9266.9

...species’ uniquely developed level of social cognition. The link between attachment and mentalizing is clear. Attachment contexts provide the ideal conditions for fostering mentalizing. Secure attachment relationships, where attachment figures are interested in the child’s mind and the child is... Search hits: 20 in body, 0 in tags, 1 in comments. Score: 5137.09

...Interview to assess client attachment, and the Symptom Checklist 90-R to assess general psychiatric distress. Repeated measures were analyzed using multilevel analysis. Higher scores on attachment insecurity and attachment preoccupation were associated with more frequent binging pretreatment. Pretreatment attachment did... Search hits: 14 in body, 3 in tags, 0 in comments. Score: 4180.18

Apr 9, 2017

...consonant also with family systems theory, usefully guiding couple and family therapy interventions (Heitler, 1990). The following graphic illustrates bump theory. The remainder of this article then explores how bump theory explains: the causes of emotional dysfunction the pathways to... Search hits: 14 in body, 1 in tags, 0 in comments. Score: 3877.99

Aug 2, 2016

...attachment theory and neuroscience play into psychotherapy. I would like to see a follow-up in which Elkins more thoroughly examines the research on psychotherapy, documents the attachment and neuroscience literature in more detail, and then fleshes out an innovative model... Search hits: 12 in body, 3 in tags, 0 in comments. Score: 3475.09

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...lack of social resources. The traumatic loss of a pet results in a broken attachment. Humans exhibit attachment behaviors in order to “initiate and maintain proximity to affectional figures for protection and survival,” (Sable, 2013, p. 95). Dogs also exhibit... Search hits: 11 in body, 3 in tags, 0 in comments. Score: 3223.27

...empathy, understanding, and skill. But Holmes also acknowledges important theoretical, literary, and philosophical commitments—principally to attachment theory (he has written several earlier books on the subject), which, I will suggest, despite occasional gestures toward the very different theoretical models of... Search hits: 11 in body, 3 in tags, 0 in comments. Score: 3223.27

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