The role of attachment functions in psychotherapy.


The authors propose to clarify concepts of emotional attunement and failures of attunement in early development derived from theoretical and clinical work (Kohut) and infant psychiatry (Stern). Early attunement failures are experienced as shameful by the infant/child, and without repair they form a nidus for later destructive adult interpersonal… (More)


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@article{Spiegel2000TheRO, title={The role of attachment functions in psychotherapy.}, author={J Dominik Spiegel and Silvia Severino and Nicky Morrison}, journal={The Journal of psychotherapy practice and research}, year={2000}, volume={9 1}, pages={25-32} }