Attachment in Therapeutic Practice

by Jeremy Holmes, Arietta Slade

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  • 9781473953284
  • 9781526424594
  • 9781526424570

This is a concise, accessible introduction to the basic principles of attachment theory, and their application to therapeutic practice. Bringing together 70 years’ of theory and research, its expert authors provide a much-needed user-friendly guide to attachment-informed psychotherapy.

The book covers:

  • The history, research base, and key figures and concepts of attachment theory
  • The key concepts of attachment theory, and their implications for practice
  • Neuroscience implications of attachment and its therapeutic relevance
  • The parallels and differences between parent-child attachment and the therapeutic relationship
  • The application of attachment in adult individual psychotherapy across a number of settings, also to couples and families
  • The applications of attachment to working with complex disorders
  • The applications of attachment in child psychotherapy

  • SAGE Publications; November 2017
  • ISBN: 9781526424594
  • Edition: 1
  • Read online, or download in secure PDF or secure ePub format
  • Title: Attachment in Therapeutic Practice
  • Author: Jeremy Holmes; Arietta Slade
  • Imprint: SAGE Publications Ltd
Subject categories
ISBNs
  • 9781473953284
  • 9781526424594
  • 9781526424570

In The Press

This book is a ticket to journey along with Jeremy Holmes and Arietta Slade as they describe their sophisticated and creative views on attachment theory, research and the co-created space of the therapist-patient relationship. With the addition of evocative and varied clinical vignettes it's as if one is being personally invited into the consulting rooms of these two gifted clinicians to hear how they use an attachment perspective to inform their work. This book is indispensable to both the clinical apprentice and the seasoned practitioner.

Subject categories
ISBNs
  • 9781473953284
  • 9781526424594
  • 9781526424570