Online Course » Attachment-Oriented Psychotherapy

Course Description:
Dr. David Wallin translates attachment theory and research into a framework that integrates key attachment principles with psychopathology, neuroscience, relational and intersubjective psychotherapeutic approaches, mentalization, and mindfulness. You can read the text of this interview and/or access the audio to the interview via your computer's MP3 player.
Course Objective:
Upon completing this program, participants should be able to:
  • Identify the classifications of attachment styles in infants and their adult correlates;
  • Describe how psychopathology develops as a result of attachment issues; and
  • Explain how intersubjectivity and attachment theory and neuroscience fit together to repair derailed development.
Author Bio:
Barbara Alexander, LCSW, BCD, founder and president of On Good Authority, interviews: David Wallin, PhD, a clinical psychologist in private practice in Albany and Mill Valley, CA. A magna cum laude graduate of Harvard College who received his doctorate from the Wright Institute, he has been practicing, teaching, and writing about psychotherapy for nearly three decades. He is the author of Attachment in Psychotherapy (Guilford, 2007) and co-author (with Stephen Goldbart) of Mapping the Terrain of the Heart: Passion, Tenderness, and the Capacity to Love (Jason Aronson, 1996).
Credits:
1.00
Hours:
1.00
Certificates:
American Psychological Association - view details
Association of Social Work Boards - view details
California Board of Registered Nursing - view details
National Association of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors (NAADAC) - view details
National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) - view details
Texas State Board of Examiners of Marriage and Family Therapists - view details

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