Attachment Disorder in Adults: Practitioner Skills for Facilitating Attachment-Trauma Repair

Course Overview

Focus areaTrauma informed practice
LengthFull day
Who is it for?Human service professionals, counsellors, psychologists, social workers
Key OutcomesFacilitating optimal growth and functioning

Course Description

Attachment disorder can correlate with a number of adult psychological presentations, such as; intimate relationship disturbance, family dysfunction, and parenting problems. Additionally, it may link to psychological conditions, anxiety, depression and some personality disorders.

Drawing heavily on the theory and research of John Bowlby, Mary Ainsworth and Mary Main, the 3-pillars approach is a structured but flexible method to work with clients to repair attachment disorder.

Learn how best to work with adults presenting with attachment disorder and correlated psychological issues. Build skills for your practice to help facilitate repair from trauma with experts in the field Dr. Trail Dowie and Nigel Denning.

Facilitator Bios

Dr. Trail Dowie has PhD’s in Psychiatry and Philosophy. An academic, psychotherapist and trainer, he has been working in the attachment repair field for a number of years.  He has taught the 3-pillars approach at university and through professional development seminars for people working in the field.

Nigel Denning is a counselling psychologist and director of Integrative Psychology. He has been working and training with Dr. Daniel P. Brown of Harvard Medical School (the author of this method) on the Attachment repair technology for the last 6 years.

Student Feedback

“I have called upon my teachings time and time again – it has shaped my work and my philosophical stance. His approach to the human condition and the knowledge that he so freely gives away is nothing short of inspirational.”

Enrolment Information

DatesNovember 6, 2020
Time9.15am to 5:00pm

The Institute
49a Orsmond Street, Hindmarsh

CostFull fee $220 / Concession $190

Enrol Here (6 Nov)

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