The Attachment Therapy Companion : Key Practices for Treating Children & Families, Paperback / softback Book

The Attachment Therapy Companion : Key Practices for Treating Children & Families Paperback / softback


Here in a single accessible guide, is a comprehensive go-to resource on the foundational principles and treatment guidelines for doing attachment therapy.

Based on the work of the Association for Treatment and Training in the Attachment of Children (ATTACh), a leading organization on attachment in child development, it provides all the nuts and bolts a clinician needs to be familiar with to provide effective, informed, attachment-focused treatment to children and families. * A synopsis of attachment theory and styles * Core principles of attachment-focused therapy (synchrony, attunement, reciprocity, repair, regulation, and more) * Core concepts of trauma and trauma-focused therapy (resistance, therapeutic, and building a coherent narrative) * Intake and assessment methods * Differential diagnosis * Best practice standards and interventions * PTSD and other comorbidities * Treatment planning and behavior management * Vicarious trauma Complex trauma and developmental trauma disorder are also covered in depth, as well as up-to-date information on how brain science has changed our understanding of relationships and developmental functioning, and, in turn, phases of treatment and intervention options.


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 240 pages
  • Publisher: WW Norton & Co
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Psychotherapy
  • ISBN: 9780393707489



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