Articles Tagged "attachment theory" (Page 2)

Dr. Smith talks about her experiences working with Harry Harlow, her thoughts and approach to understanding psychopathology from an interpersonal perspective, the role and power of mental representations of caregivers and siblings, and what psychotherapy can learn from the natural sciences. About Lorna Smith Benjamin, Ph.D. Dr. Smith is a Professor of Psychology at the […]

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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 and interpersonal relationships. When individuals have caregivers who are emotionally responsive, they are likely to […]