Attachment in Therapeutic Practice

Attachment in Therapeutic Practice

Book Title: Attachment in Therapeutic Practice

Author: Anthony Bateman

Format: Paperback | 240 pages

Publication Date: 02 Jan 2018

ISBN-13: 9781473953291

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