Insecure Attachment: Anxious-Avoidant

This is my third post on attachment styles. The Secure and Insecure-Ambivalent Attachment style posts can be found HERE but if you are wanting to know more about the Insecure Anxious-Avoidant Attachment style, then this is the post for you. Before we start, what’s important to remember about all attachment styles is they are strategies learnt

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Good Foundations: What Helps Build a Secure Attachment?

This is the first of a series of posts on attachment styles, starting with secure attachment. Other posts will outline insecure attachment styles, how they develop, and what can be done to help. As a clinical psychologist I talk about attachment a lot. Attachment builds the foundations for future relationships and serves as a template

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Does Your Child Have ADHD Or An Insecure Attachment?

In My Psychological Shoes It’s fair to say I’m an ADHD sceptic. I particularly grapple with the diagnosis and have never been part of an “ADHD clinic.” I feel uncomfortable being part of a process that diagnoses children from a young age. In my view, there are many different developmental pathways children can travel down

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