attachment

In the same way that babies are encouraged to ‘latch’ on to their mother’s breast as part of the mantra of providing the best for your baby to set them up for the future, early years intervention doctrines have latched onto brain science...

It is a shame that the debate around Elizabeth Mein’s article (‘...

Having recently been given the task of writing the content of an online course in attachment theory, I read Elizabeth Meins’s article (‘Overrated: The predictive power of...

Professor Judith Solomon, thank you for sparing the time to speak about the Strange Situation Procedure. It is exciting that you will be running training in coding the Strange Situation in...

In her rather scathing review of ‘The predictive power of attachment’ (January 2017) Elizabeth Meins takes aim at misguided opinions about attachment that circulate...

Now more than ever, the critical importance of parent–child attachment is being emphasised. The Department for Health explicitly aims to promote secure attachment through the health visiting service and its...

A charity fundraiser symposium of family and human rights will be held at the Royal Institution on 21 June, in aid of the Bridget Lindley Memorial Fund.

Bridget Lindley OBE (1959-2016) was a family lawyer and the symposium is to support two charities: Family Rights...

In the past decades attachment theory has emerged as one of the most important psychological paradigms, addressing a range of phenomena from child development to adult relationships and mental health. Although it has essentially been an interpersonal theory, recent studies...