Archive for Dan Siegel

A Question of Attachment: Book Chapter Ideas (part II)

In my last post I introduced a few book chapter ideas for my proposed book A Question of Attachment—Bowlby Less Traveled: The Book. In this post I’d like to introduce a few more chapter ideas. But first, I’d like to mention an interesting comment that came in concerning my last post. For review, here’s the […]

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Reaction to Gabor Maté’s “In The Realm of Hungry Ghosts”

Author’s Note: I completed the final draft of this post before I wrote my 03.17.16 post wherein I recognized the “elephant in the room”: the demise of mourning practices both individual and collective. As a result, I repeat information here that also appears in my earlier post. I left the repeated information here so that […]

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Light the Funeral Pyre for Mourning: Hijacking Bowlbian Attachment Theory

As promised in my February 3rd, 2016, blog post, I just finished reading In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts: Encounters with Addiction (2008) by Canadian MD Gabor Maté. I read Hungry Ghosts because on the surface it appeared to track the information presented in the 2014 edited volume entitled Addictions from an Attachment Perspective—Do Broken […]

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Quick Look: “Why This Doctor Believes Addictions Start In Childhood”

Why This Doctor Believes Addictions Start In Childhood. Huffpost Science (01/26/2016) by Carolyn Gregoire The above article by Carolyn Gregoire—Senior Health & Science Writer at the Huffington Post—caught my eye. Gregoire’s article profiles the work of Canadian physician Gabor Maté. According to Gregoire, Maté, writing in his 2010 book entitled In the Realm of Hungry […]

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QUICK LOOK: Successful People Are Able to Regulate Emotion, Article Says

I trust everyone had a great and restful holiday season. During my break I read an interesting article entitled How Successful People Squash Stress by Travis Bradberry. As many of you know Bowlby’s attachment theory has moved in many directions since the 1970s and 80s. One of these directions is affect regulation. The chief animator […]

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