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Understanding the so-called DISORGANIZED Attachment Style

I don’t trust you…! We’re always fighting, it’s like being at war…! I will sabotage this love so he/she will leave…! Children are born with the instinct to seek care from adults; their survival depends on it. When psychologist and researcher Dr. Mary Ainsworth, an attachment expert conducted the “Strange Situation” test, she noted how [...]

By | 2018-12-16T04:08:46+00:00 December 16th, 2018|Resolving Trauma|0 Comments

Understanding the so-called Insecure-AVOIDANT attachment style

You’re going to get hurt in this relationship... Don’t get too involved... You’ve got to protect yourself...! The relationship between the primary caregiver and the baby can create a secure, anxious, disorganised or AVOIDANT attachment style that will form a blueprint for relationships throughout the baby’s life. Sometimes parents are largely mis-attuned, distant, or intrusive, [...]

By | 2018-12-16T04:09:05+00:00 December 16th, 2018|Resolving Trauma|0 Comments

Understanding the so-called Anxious-AMBIVALENT attachment style

Yes-No..! Come close, don't come close..! Sounds familiar? There is a reason for this so called AMBIVALENT Attachment style. Anxious-ambivalent attachment is when the infant feels separation anxiety when separated from the caregiver and does not feel reassured when the caregiver returns to the infant. Many parents and/or caregivers are inconsistently attuned to their [...]

By | 2018-12-16T04:09:14+00:00 December 16th, 2018|Resolving Trauma|0 Comments

Eight Lessons In Trauma I Learnt From Bessel Van Der Kolk

Traumatic experiences can haunt us for what seems an eternity. They linger in the backs of our minds or play a prominent part of our everyday activities. It can cast a shadow over all the things we do, and make the world we live in very different to the world many others experience. Having experienced [...]

By | 2017-04-13T03:00:33+00:00 November 9th, 2015|Resolving Trauma|0 Comments