The use of attachment theory in the clinical dialogue with patients.

Abstract

Attachment theory specifically addresses the ability to use an attachment figure as a haven of safety and base of exploration. While many other relational issues are important during development, a foundation of trust based on having positive expectations that others will be available when needed is clearly relevant in the practice of psychotherapy. Yet… (More)
DOI: 10.1521/pdps.2013.41.3.397

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@article{Cortina2013TheUO, title={The use of attachment theory in the clinical dialogue with patients.}, author={Mauricio Cortina}, journal={Psychodynamic psychiatry}, year={2013}, volume={41 3}, pages={397-417} }