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"Attachment Disturbances in Adults" is a comprehensive treatment approach for attachment disturbances.

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Award-winning attachment book

A comprehensive treatment approach for the repair and resolution of attachment disturbances in adults, for use in clinical settings.

Co-Authored by
Daniel P. Brown, Ph.D. and David S. Elliott Ph.D.

Contributing Authors on Our Faculty: Paula Sacks & Caroline R. Baltzer, Ph.D.

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Meet the authors

Daniel P. Brown, PhD

Associate Clinical Professor of Psychology at Harvard Medical School

  • Dan teaches courses on performance excellence for health professionals and judges.
  • He is the author of 22 books, including Memory, Trauma-Treatment, and the Law (with Alan Scheflin and Cory Hammond)
  • Winner of the 1999 Guttmacher award from the American Psychiatric Association.

David S. Elliott, PhD

Clinical Psychologist

  • Former president of the Rhode Island Psychological Association.
  • He is on the faculty of the International School for Psychotherapy, Counseling, and Group Leadership, in St Petersburg, Russia,
  • Teaches internationally on attachment, personality, and psychotherapy process.

What you will learn from this book

Winner of the 2018 International Society for the Study of Trauma & Dissociation Pierre Janet Writing Award.

Attachment Disturbances in Adults is a landmark resource for (1) understanding attachment, its development, and the most clinically relevant findings from attachment research, and (2) using this understanding to inform systematic, comprehensive, and clinically effective and efficient treatment of attachment disturbances in adults.

This attachment book offers an innovative therapeutic model and set of methods for treating adult patients with avoidant-dismissing, anxious-preoccupied, or disorganized attachment. In rich detail, it integrates historical and cutting-edge attachment research into practical, effective treatment protocols for each type of insecure attachment.

With contributions by Paula Morgan-Johnson, Paula Sacks, Caroline R. Baltzer, James Hickey, Andrea Cole, Jan Bloom, and Deirdre Fay.

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