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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What Are Attachment Styles?

We talk about attachment styles a lot. We refer to them on a regular basis in my work as a way of trying to understand children’s relationship patterns and how they’ve learnt to get their needs met in adverse circumstances. There’s lots of information on attachment styles on Penny’s Lane, but here I’ll give you

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