Attachment Theory is one of the most important theoretical developments in psychoanalysis to have emerged in the past half-century. It combines the rigorous scientific empiricism of ethology with the subjective insights of psychoanalysis, and has had an enormous impact in the fields of child development, social work, psychology, and psychiatry. This is the first known book to appear which brings together John Bowlby and post-Bowlbian research and shows how the findings of Attachment Theory can inform the practice of psychotherapy. It also provides fascinating insights into the history of the psychoanalytic movement and looks at the ways in which Attachment Theory can help in the understanding of society and its problems.
Second edition, completely revised and updated John Bowlby is one of the outstanding psychological theorists of the twentieth century. This new edition of John Bowlby and Attachment Theory is both a biographical account of Bowlby and his ideas and an up-to-date introduction to contemporary attachment theory and research, now a dominant force in psychology, counselling, psychotherapy and child development. Jeremy Holmes traces the evolution of Bowlby’s work from a focus on delinquency, material deprivation and his dissatisfaction with psychoanalysis's imperviousness to empirical science to the emergence of attachment theory as a psychological model in its own right. This new edition traces the explosion of interest, research and new theories generated by Bowlby’s followers, including Mary Main’s discovery of Disorganised Attachment and development of the Adult Attachment Interview, Mikulincer and Shaver’s explorations of attachment in adults and the key contributions of Fonagy, Bateman and Target. The book also examines advances in the biology and neuroscience of attachment. Thoroughly accessible yet academically rigorous, and written by a leading figure in the field, John Bowlby and Attachment Theory is still the perfect introduction to attachment for students of psychology, psychiatry, counselling, social work and nursing.
How teachers form and maintain classroom and staffroom relationships is crucial to the success of their work. A teacher who is able to accurately interpret the underlying relationship processes can learn to proactively, rather than reactively, influence the dynamics of any class. These are skills that can be taught. This invaluable text explains how adult attachment theory offers new ways to examine professional teaching relationships, classroom management and collegial harmony: equally important information for school leaders, teacher mentors and proteges. Attachment Theory and the Teacher-Student Relationship addresses three significant gaps in the current literature on classroom management: the effects of teachers’ attachment style on the formation and maintenance of classroom and staffroom relationships the importance of attachment processes in scaffolding teachers’ and students emotional responses to daily educational tasks the degree of influence these factors have on teachers’ classroom behaviour, particularly management of student behaviour. Based on recent developments in adult attachment theory, this book highlights the key aspects of teacher-student relationships that teachers and teacher educators should know. As such, it will be of great interest to educational researchers, teacher educators, students and training teachers.
Transforming Despair to Hope: Reflections on the Psychotherapeutic Process with Severely Neglected and Traumatised Children offers a thorough overview of the problems and rewards of trying to help severely neglected and traumatised children. Drawing on over 40 cyears of clinical experience, Monica Lanyado provides a historical and social perspective on this challenging population, as well as helpful theoretical frameworks and thoughtful support for all professionals and clinicians working with these children. This book brings together selected past writings and new chapters from Lanyando. In it she describes the consequences of severe neglect and trauma on a child’s emotional development, and then goes on to examine what it is that brings about positive change. By using vivid clinical examples of therapeutic practice with these children, she elucidates the difficulties associated with this population, as well as for those who care for them in families and in residential settings. Transforming Despair to Hope is a valuable resource for child and adolescent mental health professionals and trainee clinicians, as well as those in related fields working with children in need.
""Attached Files"" is a selection of lectures and papers written by Imre Lázár, a medical anthropologist with twenty-five years of experience, situated at the crossroads and frontiers of several disciplines, including anthropology, health sciences, religious studies, human ecology, and environmental ethics. The shared focus, connecting these borderlands into a common semantic network, is the problem of the synergic logic of human bonds and attachment embodied by somatic, social, institutional a...
Author: Deborah Pickvance
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Release Date: 2016-09-13
Cognitive Analytic Supervision: A relational approach is the first book to present a cognitive analytic perspective on psychotherapy supervision. This edited collection of original chapters reflects the ways in which CAT therapists and supervisors have developed the model and used it in diverse settings. It is a significant contribution to the literature on relational psychotherapy supervision, written by established CAT supervisors, trainers and therapists who, together, have an enormous amount of professional and clinical experience. The book covers important areas such as: the relational theory and practice of CAT supervision a cognitive analytic conceptualization of narcissistic difficulties intercultural issues in supervision (based on CAT training experience in India) ethical and clinical dilemmas in supervision supervision of consultancy work Cognitive Analytic Supervision will be of interest to CAT supervisors, therapists and trainee supervisors, as well as supervisors and therapists working in other therapeutic models, in particular those with a relational approach. This book may be a useful bridge into relationally informed supervision for therapists who do not have an explicitly relational focus.
Author: Linda Hopper
Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education
Release Date: 2006-11-07
It is increasingly understood that to counsel children and adolescents effectively requires specialized skills: simply adapting techniques developed for adults will not work. Drawing on the work of Bowlby, Winnicott and others, Linda Hopper here gives a brief introduction to the emotional development of young people and shows how play and other creative means can be used to help them to express their inner feelings. In a comprehensive overview of the area, she also discusses issues of difference and identity, the counselling process and ethical issues in counselling children. The author's wide experience of working with children and adolescents shines through in vivid case studies covering a range of clients, contexts and difficulties. Offering a judicious balance of theory and practical discussion, Counselling and Psychotherapy with Children and Adolescents focuses on the essential knowledge needed to work therapeutically with children. It is thus an ideal foundation text for students undertaking training in child counselling, either as part of their initial training or in post-qualification professional development.
Studienarbeit aus dem Jahr 2001 im Fachbereich Psychologie - Entwicklungspsychologie, Note: 1,7, Universität der Künste Berlin, Veranstaltung: HS Wege und Krisen der kindlichen Entwicklung, 3 Quellen im Literaturverzeichnis, Sprache: Deutsch, Abstract: Es wird zunächst ein kurzer geschichtlicher Abriss über die Entstehung und Entwicklung der Bindungstheorie gegeben, eng geknüpft an die biographischen Daten ihres Begründers John Bowlby. Im weiteren Verlauf werden dann einige Merkmale aufzeigt, nach denen die Bindung einer Person klassifiziert werden kann. Diese Informationen sind bedeutsam im Hinblick auf eine Lehrertätigkeit, da auch der Lehrer im Umfeld zwischen Institution Schule, Familie und Kind agiert. Einige Ansätze, wie dieses Wissen auch im schulischen Alltag zur Anwendung kommen könnte, beschließen die Arbeit. Die Bindungsforschung ist ein relativ junges Forschungsfeld innerhalb der Psychologie. Die Bindungstheorie beschäftigt sich vorrangig mit dem Bindungsverhalten - und der daraus resultierenden Bindungsqualität - das ein Säugling zu seiner direkten Bezugsperson (Mutter oder Vater) entwickelt. Als grundlegender Zeitraum, in dem sich die Bindungsqualität ausprägt, gilt das erste Lebensjahr des Säuglings. Nach diesem Jahr kann das Bindungsverhalten eines Säuglings bereits als sicher, unsicher oder desorganisiert eingestuft werden.
Ein Bestseller und Standardwerk, das Strategien weist für Diagnostik, Therapie und Elternschaft: Karl Heinz Brisch entwickelt in dieser vollständig überarbeiteten Ausgabe der »Bindungsstörungen« die integrative therapeutische Praxis um John Bowlbys Paradigma der Bindung weiter und eröffnet neue Perspektiven des Helfens und der Prävention. »Bindungsstörungen« zeigt Mittel und Möglichkeiten, psychische Störungen aus dem bindungstheoretischen Blickwinkel zu diagnostizieren und zu behandeln - in verschiedenen Settings: ambulant, stationär und in Kooperation mit Kinderärzten und Gynäkologen. In eigenen Untersuchungen und vielen anschaulichen klinischen Beispielen entwirft Brisch die Prinzipien einer bindungsorientierten Psychotherapie. Die Neuauflage berücksichtigt neueste Erkenntnisse aus den Neurowissenschaften, beispielsweise zu den Spiegelneuronen, und aus Längsschnitt- und Therapiestudien, neue Präventionsprogramme wie SAFE®-Sichere Ausbildung für Eltern und BASE®-Babywatching in Kindergarten und Schule.