Archive for attachment patterns – Page 2

Does Chronic Internet Use Mimic Insecure Attachment? Bowlby’s Theory Gives Us a Possible Answer (Part I)

By now most of us have seen the headlines: Is the “Me Generation” less empathetic? Study links Facebook to narcissism Kids who use Facebook do worse in school Maybe we have read books like: David Anderegg’s 2007 book Nerds—Who They Are and Why We Need More of Them (New York: Penguin). Richard Florida’s 2002 book The […]

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Placing “Couples and Affairs” Into an Attachment Theory Framework (Part 2)

This is part two of my summary of a workshop that took place on January 13th, 2011, here in Albuquerque and was entitled Couples and Affairs: Managing the Clinical Challenges. The workshop was put on by Michael Ceo. I signed up for this workshop because the brochure said that the presenter would use attachment theory (among […]

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Why Does Attachment Theory Have Such Low Self-Esteem?

Q – Why don’t we have better theoretical and clinical models with which to understand and treat low self-esteem issues? A – Before I try to tackle this question, a bit of a history lesson is in order here. The clinical model already exists. It has existed for over 50 years now. And it’s not […]

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Combining Together the Adult Attachment Interview (AAI) and Electroencephalography (EEG)

Our Foundation just received an interesting Letter of Intent (LOI) from Kazuko Y. Behrens, Ph.D., Assistant Professor in the Human Development and Family Studies Department at Texas Tech University. Dr. Behrens was kind enough to allow us to print his LOI as a blog post. Dr. Behrens studied under Mary Main and Eric Hesse—co-developers of […]

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The California Homeless Youth Project (CHYP) Releases Report—Relationships Beget Relationships

I had the pleasure of hearing Nell Bernstein speak up in Santa Fe back in 2007 (or thereabout). If memory serves, Nell had just released her book entitled All Alone in the World: Children of the Incarcerated. I remember asking Nell if she had spent any time looking at the attachment issues surrounding children of […]

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