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Attachment and the Defence Against Intimacy: Understanding and Working with Avoidant Attachment, Self-Hatred, and Shame

Attachment and the Defence Against Intimacy: Understanding and Working with Avoidant Attachment, Self-Hatred, and Shame

by Linda Cundy

  • Paperback £24.99

This book combines attachment theory and research with clinical experience to provide practitioners with tools for engaging with individuals who are indifferent, avoidant, highly defensive, and who... (more)

Anxiously Attached: Understanding and Working with Preoccupied Attachment

Anxiously Attached: Understanding and Working with Preoccupied Attachment

Edited by Linda Cundy

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Anxiously attached individuals feel chronically insecure and their relationships are often intense, angry, and enmeshed. In the spectrum of anxious attachment, some people tip into states of acute... (more)

Why Don't I Feel Good Enough?: Using Attachment Theory to Find a Solution

Why Don't I Feel Good Enough?: Using Attachment Theory to Find a Solution

by Helen Dent

  • Paperback £16.99

Why Don't I Feel Good Enough? Using Attachment Theory to Find a Solution offers a guide to how early emotional bonds affect our adult relationships and how psychological theory can help us to find... (more)

Attachment in Therapeutic Practice

Attachment in Therapeutic Practice

by Jeremy Holmes, Arietta Slade

  • Paperback £23.99

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... (more)

Staying Attached: Fathers and Children in Troubled Times

Staying Attached: Fathers and Children in Troubled Times

by Gill Gorell Barnes

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This book is about the changing social contexts for fathering in the United Kingdom since the end of the Second World War, and the social moves from patriarchal fatherhood to multiple ways of doing... (more)

Shattered States: Disorganised Attachment and its Repair

Shattered States: Disorganised Attachment and its Repair

Edited by Judy Yellin, Kate White

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THE JOHN BOWLBY MEMORIAL CONFERENCE MONOGRAPH 2007

The fourteenth John Bowlby Memorial Conference, held in London in March 2007, stood out as a special conference in a special year. It... (more)

To Be Met as a Person: The Dynamics of Attachment in Professional Encounters

To Be Met as a Person: The Dynamics of Attachment in Professional Encounters

by Una McCluskey

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This book is a thought-provoking read that sets out a framework for thinking about the way we interact with one another. It helps us make sense of the feelings we have when we are successful and not... (more)

Dementia: An Attachment Approach

Dementia: An Attachment Approach

Edited by Kate White, Angela Cotter

  • Paperback £19.79 (RRP : £21.99 save £2.20)

This interdisciplinary book offers a relational perspective to dementia care drawing on attachment theory and practice. Relevant to professionals and public alike, it brings together innovative... (more)

To Be Met as a Person at Work: The Effect of Early Attachment Experiences on Work Relationships

To Be Met as a Person at Work: The Effect of Early Attachment Experiences on Work Relationships

by Nicola Neath, Una McCluskey

  • Paperback £24.29 (RRP : £26.99 save £2.70)

This book provides an account of how the 'Theory of Attachment-Based Exploratory Interest Sharing' (TABEIS) and the practice of Goal Corrected Empathic Attunement (GCEA) was used in a university... (more)

Terror Within and Without: Attachment and Disintegration: Clinical Work on the Edge

Terror Within and Without: Attachment and Disintegration: Clinical Work on the Edge

Edited by Judy Yellin, Orit Badouk Epstein

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This monograph of the 2008 John Bowlby Memorial Conference brings together papers by leading contributors to the field of attachment and trauma that explore the means by which individuals struggle to... (more)

Handbook of Attachment-Based Interventions

Handbook of Attachment-Based Interventions

by Howard Steele, Miriam Steele

  • Hardback £45.85 (RRP : £45.99 save £0.14)

The first volume to showcase science-based interventions that have been demonstrated effective in promoting attachment security, this is a vital reference and clinical guide for practitioners. With a... (more)

Wisdom, Attachment, and Love in Trauma Therapy: Beyond Evidence-Based Practice

Wisdom, Attachment, and Love in Trauma Therapy: Beyond Evidence-Based Practice

by Susan Pease Banitt

  • Paperback £29.19 (RRP : £29.99 save £0.80)

Wisdom, Attachment, and Love in Trauma Therapy focuses on the creation of the therapist as healing presence rather than technique administrator-in other words, how to be rather than what to do.... (more)

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

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

Edited by Richard Gill

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This outstanding book is an important collection of papers from the 2013 John Bowlby Memorial Conference by accomplished clinicians from different modalities who share their experience of working... (more)

Nurturing Natures: Attachment and Children's Emotional, Sociocultural and Brain Development: Second Edition

Nurturing Natures: Attachment and Children's Emotional, Sociocultural and Brain Development: Second Edition

by Graham Music

  • Paperback £30.87 (RRP : £31.99 save £1.12)

The new edition of this bestselling book examines the essential research about children's emotional development, with an expert balance of theory and clinical implications. Integrating the latest... (more)

Attachment Theory: Working Towards Learned Security

Attachment Theory: Working Towards Learned Security

by Rhona M. Fear

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This book covers the groundbreaking concepts in attachment theory, as promulgated by Bowlby himself and during the years post Bowlby. It sets out to develop the seminal concept of ‘learned security’:... (more)

Do Mothers Dream of Electric Babies?: The Importance of Emotional Bonds for Growing, Nurturing, and Educating

Do Mothers Dream of Electric Babies?: The Importance of Emotional Bonds for Growing, Nurturing, and Educating

by Giuliana Mieli

  • Paperback £24.29 (RRP : £26.99 save £2.70)

We live in a society that ignores and disregards attachment needs and feelings. Starting from this consideration, the author describes the stages of human emotional development in a lucid narrative... (more)

Handbook of Attachment: Theory Research and Clinical Applications: Third Edition

Handbook of Attachment: Theory Research and Clinical Applications: Third Edition

Edited by Jude Cassidy, Phillip R. Shaver

  • Paperback £42.99

Widely regarded as the state-of-the-science reference on attachment, this handbook interweaves theory and cutting-edge research with clinical applications. Leading researchers examine the origins and... (more)

Attachment and Interaction: From Bowlby to Current Clinical Theory and Practice: Second Edition

Attachment and Interaction: From Bowlby to Current Clinical Theory and Practice: Second Edition

by Mario Marrone

  • Paperback £25.00

Attachment and Interaction is an accessible introduction to the history and evolution of attachment theory, which traces the early roots of attachment theory from the work of its creator John Bowlby... (more)

Talking Bodies: How do we Integrate Working with the Body in Psychotherapy from an Attachment and Relational Perspective?

Talking Bodies: How do we Integrate Working with the Body in Psychotherapy from an Attachment and Relational Perspective?

Edited by Kate White

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This monograph brings together the presentations from the nineteenth John Bowlby Memorial Conference in 2012, organised by The Bowlby Centre. The aim of this was to explore the growing role of the... (more)

Mentalizing in the Development and Treatment of Attachment Trauma

Mentalizing in the Development and Treatment of Attachment Trauma

by Jon G. Allen

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This book brings together the latest knowledge from attachment research and neuroscience to provide a new approach to treating trauma for therapists from different professional disciplines and... (more)

Understanding Disorganised Attachment: Theory and Practice for Working with Children and Adults

Understanding Disorganised Attachment: Theory and Practice for Working with Children and Adults

by David Shemmings, Yvonne Shemmings

  • Paperback £22.19 (RRP : £22.99 save £0.80)

Disorganized attachment, the most extreme form of insecure attachment, can develop in a child when the person who is normally meant to protect them is a source of danger. This usually leads to 'fear... (more)

Infant Losses; Adult Searches: A Neural and Developmental Perspective on Psychopathology and Sexual Offending

Infant Losses; Adult Searches: A Neural and Developmental Perspective on Psychopathology and Sexual Offending

by Glyn Hudson Allez

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An innovative view of the development of psychopathology and sexual offending. In an exciting synthesis of neuroscience, developmental, and social psychology with forensic and criminal literature, it... (more)

Sex, Attachment and Couple Psychotherapy: Psychoanalytic Perspectives

Sex, Attachment and Couple Psychotherapy: Psychoanalytic Perspectives

Edited by Christopher Clulow

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The contributors to this book have drawn on different mentors to provide a framework for understanding the sexual problems of the couples they see, and to inform the work they do. But whether Freud,... (more)

Attachment Theory and Psychoanalysis

Attachment Theory and Psychoanalysis

by Peter Fonagy

  • Paperback £30.59 (RRP : £33.99 save £3.40)

This book undertakes to demontrate that the relationship between attachment theory and psychoanalysis is more complex than adherants of either community generally recognize. Beginning with a brief... (more)

Attachment, Trauma and Multiplicity: Working with Dissociative Identity Disorder: Second Edition

Attachment, Trauma and Multiplicity: Working with Dissociative Identity Disorder: Second Edition

Edited by Valerie Sinason

  • Paperback £29.19 (RRP : £29.99 save £0.80)

This revised edition investigates the still unaddressed and unexplored subject of Dissociative Identity Disorder (DID). With brand new chapters on police work and attachment theory it has been fully... (more)

Trauma and Attachment

Trauma and Attachment

Edited by Sarah Benamer, Kate White

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Dancing Between Hope and Despair: Trauma, Attachment and the Therapeutic Relationship

Dancing Between Hope and Despair: Trauma, Attachment and the Therapeutic Relationship

by Sue Wright

  • Paperback £24.99

Why is hope so fundamental to our existence?

In considering this and many other questions, this evocative book introduces the reader to the repeated shifting, or 'dance', between hope and... (more)

What Makes Us Stay Together?: Attachment and the Outcomes of Couple Relationships

What Makes Us Stay Together?: Attachment and the Outcomes of Couple Relationships

by Rosetta Castellano, Patrizia Velotti

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In recent years commentators have speculated on the “collapse” of the couple and the family, highlighting the increasing fragility of couple relationships making them vulnerable to crises and break... (more)

Restoring Mentalizing in Attachment Relationships: Treating Trauma with Plain Old Therapy

Restoring Mentalizing in Attachment Relationships: Treating Trauma with Plain Old Therapy

by Jon G. Allen

  • Paperback £49.36 (RRP : £54.00 save £4.64)

The book provides a conceptual framework for treating trauma patients and illuminates relationship factors that are empirically associated with positive outcomes. Patients who have suffered broken... (more)

Attachment Therapy with Adolescents and Adults: Theory and Practice Post Bowlby: Revised Edition

Attachment Therapy with Adolescents and Adults: Theory and Practice Post Bowlby: Revised Edition

by Dorothy Heard, Brian Lake

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This is a revised edition of an important title originally published in 2009. It is written primarily for psychotherapists and other practitioners and describes a new and effective form of dynamic... (more)

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