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  • What is Your Attachment Style?

    Understanding your style of attachment is helpful because it offers you insight into how you felt and developed in your childhood. It also clarifies ways that you are emotionally limited as an adult and what you need to change to improve your close relationships and your relationship with your own children.

  • How Your Attachment Style Impacts Your Relationship

    Our style of attachment affects everything from our partner selection to how well our relationships progress and to, sadly, how they end. That is why recognizing our attachment pattern can help us understand our strengths and vulnerabilities in a relationship.

  • Identifying Your Child’s Attachment Style

    Dr. Dan Siegel talks about the different types of attachment styles that individuals develop during childhood as a result of the relationship they had with their parents and how you can identify your child's attachment style.

  • Disorganized Attachment

    Disorganized attachment arises from fright without solutions.

Attachment refers the particular way in which you relate to other people. Your style of attachment was formed at the very beginning of your life, during your first two years. Once established, it is a style that stays with you and plays out today in how you relate in intimate relationships and in how you parent your children. Understanding your style of attachment is helpful because it offers you insight into how you felt and developed in your childhood. It also clarifies ways that you are emotionally limited as an adult and what you need to change to improve your close relationships and your relationship with your own children.

One Surprising Reason We Sabotage Love

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In a previous blog, I talked about how studies are now showing that it is possible for people to stay in love long-term. Yet, it’s been said that over 85 percent of couples will call it quits. According to data ...

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Changing Attachment Style Through Psychotherapy

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A CE Webinar with Lisa Firestone, Ph.D. – Individuals’ attachment styles can heavily influence many aspects of their lives from how they parent to how they love. While attachment style is shaped by early life experiences, it manifests throughout one’s life, impacting ...

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Is Your Attachment Style Shaping Your Life?

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A Webinar with Lisa Firestone, Ph.D. – Attachment refers the particular way in which you relate to other people. Your style of attachment was formed in childhood, however, once established, it has a heavy influence on how you relate in everything from ...

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Working with High-Conflict Couples

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A CE Webinar with Lisa Firestone, Ph.D. – In 2004, a national survey revealed that “how couples argue was more related to divorce potential than was what they argue about.” As therapists, many of us observe this reality on countless occasions throughout ...

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