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Becoming an adult attachment-focused therapist

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Attachment theory emphasizes that attachment is a lifelong process, with early experiences shaping adult relationships and self-perception. However, most adult therapy approaches don’t incorporate attachment principles.

This training will equip professionals to identify adult attachment categories and guide clients from insecure to secure attachment. Learn an attachment-focused therapy model that will transform your therapeutic approach. This model enables you to assess attachment categories, understand how early childhood experiences impact personality development, and help clients comprehend their attachment patterns, process losses, and develop secure attachments.

Participants will also gain insight into their own attachment style and its significance in the therapeutic process and develop skills to:

  • Identify and assess adult attachment categories
  • Use attachment as a framework for understanding mental health diagnoses
  • Recognize the connection between the adult brain and attachment
  • Apply attachment-focused therapy techniques for adults
  • Make attachment the cornerstone of therapeutic change