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  • 0 P004 New Perspectives on Practice: The Great Attachment DebateP004, Attachment, Session 3, Dan Siegel 04.19.2011 14:57
    Dan was engaging as always and many of us watchers/listeners may have been overwhelmed by his encyclopedic knowledge of brain architecture and chemistry, as well as his casual mention of umpteen references for our interest (Good thing a replay's available!).

    What I've found especially helpful (I'm in year two of his IPNB courses) is taking a concept or two at a time, say, chaos vs. rigidity or right/left hemisphere, and noticing those factors emerge in real-time conversations with others, "officially" therapeutic or not. Then, I can begin to make sense of it in a useful way -- tho' I certainly can't yet integrate into my work some nine domains.

    I especially enjoyed watching the split screen view of Rich and Dan so we could see first hand the interplay between the two. Thanks, Rich and Dan!

    --John in Cincinnati (twitter JohnB2)
  • 0 P004 New Perspectives on Practice: The Great Attachment DebateP004, Attachment, Session 2, Jerome Kagan 04.19.2011 12:23
    Seemed to me Dr. Kagan's remarks were (a) primarily interested in low/high reactivity from a temperament perspective and (b) limiting attachment work primarily to the first years of life. As a therapist what I find so attractive about attachment theory is that I can serve as an attachment figure and help get clients where they want to go.

    I also worked for years with Medicaid clients which, from a subjective and anecdotal perspective, counters Kagan's complaint about attachment and white middle class kids.
  • 0 M001 Dancing With Your Brain: Becoming a More Mindful TherapistPost-Session Comment Board 09.23.2010 09:31
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