Attachment & Attachment Disorders
Saturday, 7th November 2020 9.30am to 4.00pm
This training day looks at attachment and the factors that inhibit attachment.
Topics include: -
- Attachment theory and research
- the role of attunment and mentalisation
- range of attachment styles especially disorganised attachment, in both client and practitioner
- traumatic bonding
- range of disorders of attachment such as Disinhibited Social Engagement Disorder, Oppositional Defient Disorder, Conduct Disorder and Developmental Trauma Disorder
- link between attachment and relational trauma, and adult presentations such as Borderline Personality Disorder and Antisocial Personality Disorder
- interplay of client and practitioner attachment styles and how this can aid or hinder the therapeutic relationship
- strategies and skills to engage survivors
- how to make and sustain contact and connection by being present and embodied
- how to manage client fear of ending and sense of loss
Christiane Sanderson is a senior lecturer in Psychology at University of Roehampton. She is an author of several key text in relation to working with trauma including Counselling Skills for Working with Shame. She has delivered consultancy services to a wide range of professionals and acted as a consultant on several documentaries.
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