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Attachment-Informed Grief Therapy: The Clinician’s Guide to by Phyllis S. Kosminsky

By Phyllis S. Kosminsky

Attachment-Informed Grief Therapy bridges the fields of attachment experiences and thanatology, uniting idea, examine, and perform to complement our figuring out of ways and why humans grieve and the way we will be able to support the bereaved. In its pages, clinicians and scholars will achieve a brand new realizing of the etiology of complex grief and its therapy and should turn into larger built to formulate exact and particular case conceptualization and treatments. The authors additionally illustrate the ways that the healing dating is a crucially important―though principally unrecognized―element in grief treatment, and provide instructions for an attachment trained view of the healing courting that may function the basis of all grief remedy.

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Defensive exclusion involves the suppression of emotion below the level of consciousness. That is, the child, having concluded that protesting his fear and aloneness does not bring the desired response, not only stops expressing his dismay, he stops feeling it. Suppressing painful emotion becomes the primary way of surviving in an environment that does not provide the needed support and protection. When this approach to managing feelings continues into adulthood, the result is a kind of emotional confusion.

She also identified a group of young children whose behavior did not seem to fit any of Ainsworth’s categories. Main noted that on the whole, insecurely attached children exhibited consistent patterns of behavior, reflecting either an avoidant or anxious attachment to the caregiver. For example, children who cried and clung to their mothers did this consistently; children who avoided their mothers also did this consistently, and did not cry or cling. The very rigidity of these behavior patterns, in Main’s view, was a marker of attachment insecurity, and contrasted with the more variable and flexible behavior of securely attached children (Main, 1996).

Hazan and Shaver’s research was followed by hundreds of studies of adult attachment, the results of which led the authors to revise their theory. Their original formulation assumed that all romantic relationships were attachment relationships, an assumption that was not supported by research. Additionally, research by Bartholomew and Horowitz indicated that individual differences in adult attachment reflected two underlying dimensions: attachment related anxiety and attachment related avoidance (Bartholomew & Horowitz, 1991).

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