Avoidant

Avoidant & Needs: Corrective Strategies

Avoidants want someone in the house—just not in the same room! Expertly noted by Dr. Stan Tatkin throughout this blog from his publication: I Want You In The House, Just Not In My Room... Unless I Ask You: The Plight of The Avoidantly Attached Partner in Couples Therapy. The other thing that’s a hallmark for an [...]

Take Your Practice to the Next Level in 2015!

We all may know that we are neurobiologically designed for Secure Attachment but the critical question is: How do we help our clients return there if they did not hit the jackpot by starting out with it in the first place?  It is often said, it is much easier to learn a theory than to put one into practice. [...]

Helping Our Clients – DARe 1 NY, DARe 4 in Vancouver, January 2015

We all may know that we are neurobiologically designed for Secure Attachment but the critical question is: How do we help our clients return there if they did not hit the jackpot by starting out with it in the first place? It is often said, it is much easier to learn a theory than to put one into practice. [...]

Guide Your Clients into Healthier Connections with Others

A heartfelt thank you goes out to the hundreds of people who have already signed up and have joined me on my first video in the Power of Attachment Therapy Training Series. I’m excited to say that I've just released my second video this fall: How to Work with Ambivalent and Avoidant Clients. Wouldn’t it be great to [...]

The Power of including Attachment Theory in your Clinical Work

It was an amazing experience working with our first Attachment Mastery group earlier this year! We had participants from fifteen different countries and it took us all to a much higher level with our clinical work. A few brave participants were able to go beyond the treatment office and successfully implement attachment into their work environment, changing their [...]

Avoidant Adaptation in Attachment theory

On the road again for fun and learning! I have just finished a historic tour of Spanish moss-filled Savannah – full of Southern hospitality, home of the Girl Scouts, Forrest Gump, Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil, tumultuous scandals, and tragic Civil War deaths. Perfect for the trauma resolution specialist with a hankering to [...]