Addictions From an Attachment Perspective: Do Broken Bonds and Early Trauma Lead to Addictive Behaviours?

Editor : Richard Gill

Addictions From an Attachment Perspective: Do Broken Bonds and Early Trauma Lead to Addictive Behaviours?

Book Details

  • Publisher : Karnac Books
  • Published : 2014
  • Cover : Paperback
  • Pages : 160
  • Category :
    Attachment Theory
  • Category 2 :
    Addictions
  • Catalogue No : 35066
  • ISBN 13 : 9781782201076
  • ISBN 10 : 1782201076

About the Editor(s)

Richard Gill initially trained and worked in the USA with people with various addictions. On returning to the UK he headed the clinical team at the St Joseph’s Hospital addiction unit in Haslemere, Surrey, whilst also carrying out work at the Priory Hospital, Roehampton. He then set up and for five years ran the SHARP addiction treatment programme in London, which is now part of Action on Addiction. During this time he supervised the Maya Project for women in Peckham whilst also training at The Bowlby Centre. As chair of the accreditation committee for the National Association of Drug and Alcohol Counsellors he became involved in the growth of centres for addiction in Europe, South Africa, New Zealand and the Caribbean. He now works in private practice as an attachment-based psychotherapist in central London.

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