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Attachment Deep Dive - Chapter 1 - John Bowlby (2019 Rerun)

Psychology In Seattle Podcast

[Rerun] Dr. Kirk begins his deep dive on attachment theory by telling the story of the theory’s originator, John Bowlby. (Intro)The full episode is available to patrons of the podcast.Become a patron: https://www.patreon.com/PsychologyInSeattleGet merch: https://teespring.com/stores/psychology-in-seattleEmail: https://www.psychologyinseattle.com/contactThe Psychology In Seattle Podcast ®Disclaimer: The content provided is for educational, informational, and entertainment purposes only. Nothing here constitutes personal or professional consultation, therapy, diagnosis, or creates a counselor-client relationship. Topics discussed may generate differing points of view. If you participate (by being a guest, submitting a question, or commenting) you must do so with the knowledge that we cannot control reactions or responses from others, which may not agree with you or feel unfair. Your participation on this site is at your own risk, accepting full responsibility for any liability or harm that may result. Anything you write here may be used for discussion or endorsement of the podcast. Opinions and views expressed by the host and guest hosts are personal views. Although, we take precautions and fact check, they should not be considered facts and the opinions may change. Opinions posted by participants (such as comments) are not those of the hosts. Readers should not rely on any information found here and should perform due diligence before taking any action. For a more extensive description of factors for you to consider, please see www.psychologyinseattle.com


9 Jan 2021

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Juliet Hopkins: A life in Child Psychotherapy- Uncle John Bowlby, Attachment Theory & Psychoanalysis


MINDinMIND INTERVIEW www.mindinmind.org.uk Juliet Hopkins has had a significant impact on child psychotherapy.  As the niece of John Bowlby, she robustly defends his place in the field of psychoanalysis, shares her concept of ‘Too Good Mothering’ and how she has integrated attachment theory and research on intergenerational trauma. She recalls how Enid Balint lifted her from depression and how penis envy and hearing about penis envy was a completely normal part of everyday life! Juliet Hopkins was a Child and Adolescent Psychotherapist at the Tavistock Clinic and the London Child Guidance Training Centre from 1960-2000 and has had a significant impact on child psychotherapy.  As the niece of John Bowlby, it is perhaps no surprise that she has been a keen advocate of attachment theory, but she has been credited with doing much in her own right to develop child psychoanalytic theory by integrating attachment theory and research on intergenerational trauma and its impact on infant mental health. Interview by Jane O'Rourke KEY HIGHLIGHTS: ·  Juliet shares her regret about feeling embarrassed about her uncle being John Bowlby when she was a trainee, and the painful rejection of him by colleagues at the Tavistock Clinic who considered his ideas ‘ridiculous’. She says despite his theories being widely embraced by child clinicians throughout the world, he is still not properly honoured at the Tavistock or by psychoanalytic organisations. ·  How her analyst Enid Balint lifted her from depression ·  Juliet’s recall of a time in history is fascinating. It was when some children like her grew up with parents who were steeped in psychoanalysis (her mother's analyst was Joan Riviere)  ·  Juliet's difficulties with her own parents and children inspired her to develop important ideas about parenting in psychotherapy and led to the illuminating theory of ‘Too Good Mothering,’ which she shares here Her colleague Dilys Daws says, ‘Juliet has widened our view of what child psychotherapy can encompass and shows that diametrically differing approaches can co-exist and nourish each other’. Another colleague, Ann Horne, says ‘Juliet has for over 50 years quietly questioned theory, subjected it to scrutiny and declared where it is found wanting, in the manner of her main influences John Bowlby and DW Winnicott.  An advocate of the importance of environment and family, she challenged practice that focussed exclusively on the internal world of the child and importantly championed her uncle John Bowlby's work on attachment. Always aware of the power of psychoanalytic insights, she has used these to inform change in the care and understanding of children, from medical students in Hong Kong in the late 60’s to establishing the original course in Infant Mental Health at the Tavistock and founding with colleagues the UK branch of Association of Infant Mental Health.  That she communicates with intelligence, elegance and clarity has been vital in all of this.  More people should read and listen to her: I am so glad that MindinMind has enabled it’. Juliet also undertook family therapy training as well as training in child and adult psychoanalytic psychotherapy. She was a founder member of the independent child psychotherapy training run by the British Association of Psychotherapists.  She has retired from private practice as a psychotherapist for adults and children but remains an Honoured Member of the Association of Child Psychotherapists. go to www.mindinmind.org.uk to sign up for our newsletter


28 Oct 2020

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John Bowlby, Attachment Theory and Psychotherapy – Professor Jeremy Holmes

The Weekend University

In the world of psychotherapy, John Bowlby was — and to some extent still is — an ambiguous figure. Trained as a psychoanalyst, and with a powerful academic mind, he was keen to place his discipline on a firm scientific footing. In his attempts to do so he alienated the psychoanalytic community, who felt that he had sidelined the role of the unconscious, and replaced the experiential creativity of mind with a mechanistic model. I shall describe this history, and then outline where I see the role of attachment in contemporary psychotherapeutic thinking. I shall address the themes of mentalising, the ‘ambiguous therapist’ (ambiguity again!), epistemic trust and the neurobiological underpinnings of the therapeutic relationship. I will conclude with some guidelines for the practice of attachment-informed psychodynamic psychotherapy.Professor Jeremy Holmes was for 35 years Consultant Psychiatrist/Medical Psychotherapist at University College London (UCL) and then in North Devon, UK, and Chair of the Psychotherapy Faculty of the Royal College of Psychiatrists 1998-2002. He is visiting Professor at the University of Exeter, and lectures nationally and internationally. In addition to 200+ peer-reviewed papers and chapters in the field of psychoanalysis and attachment theory, his books include John Bowlby and Attachment Theory, (2nd edition 2013) The Oxford Textbook of Psychotherapy (2005 co-editors Glen Gabbard and Judy Beck), Exploring In Security: Towards an Attachment-informed Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy (2010, winner of Canadian Goethe Prize) , and The Therapeutic Imagination: Using Literature to Deepen Psychodynamic Understanding and Enhance Empathy (2014) and Attachment in Therapeutic Practice (2017, with A Slade).He was recipient of the Bowlby-Ainsworth Founders Award 2009. Music-making, gardening, Green politics and grand-parenting are gradually eclipsing his lifetime devotion to psychoanalytic psychotherapy and attachment.Links: - Get our latest psychology lectures emailed to your inbox: http://bit.ly/new-talks- Check out our next event: http://theweekenduniversity.com/events/ - Support this channel on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theweekenduniversity - Professor Holmes’ books: https://amzn.to/2oi1jRb The Weekend University's mission is to make the best ideas in psychology more accessible to the general public.To do this, we organise 'monthly' lecture days, where attendees get a full day of talks from leading psychologists, authors and university professors.Get our latest psychology lectures emailed to your inbox: bit.ly/new-lecturesAttend a live event http://bit.ly/weu-events

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19 Apr 2020

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John Bowlby

Psicologia e non solo, con il dr. Gamba

John Bowlby è stato uno dei più grandi innovatori nel campo della psicologia dello sviluppo e della psicoterapia. Grazie al suo lavoro pionieristico oggi sappiamo molto di più sullo sviluppo del bambino e in generale della personalità umana.Puoi approfondire qui: https://www.enricogamba.org/psicologo-milano-blog/john-bowlby-e-gli-studi-sullattaccamento-umano


2 Jul 2019

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Attachment Deep Dive - Chapter 1: John Bowlby

Psychology In Seattle Podcast

Dr. Kirk Honda does a deep dive on attachment theory. In this chapter, the history of the theory is presented, with details about its founder, John Bowlby. The Psychology In Seattle Podcast. March 18, 2019.Email: Contact@PsychologyInSeattle.comAccess archive at: https://psychologyinseattle.squarespace.comBecome a patron of our podcast by going to https://www.patreon.com/PsychologyInSeattleMusic by Bread Knife Incident.


18 Mar 2019

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7: Anknytningsteorin (Gäst: John Bowlby)


I detta avsnitt tänkte jag prata lite kort om anknytningsteorin och varför våra sociala nära relationer under våra tidiga år påverkar oss in i vårt vuxna liv samt lite kort om hur man kan förändra sina anknytningsmönster Anknytningsteorin utvecklades på 60-70-talet av den brittiske psykologen och forskaren John Bowlby. Jag börjar avsnittet med att kort sammanfatta lite hans bakgrund. Därefter presenterar jag teorin översiktligt och varför den idag fortfarande är aktuell. Detta är en podd som en del av verksamheten Socialpsykologisk Vård- som erbjuder terapi individuellt och i grupp i Stockholm och på distans. Ni får gärna hjälpa till att sprida det här genom att klicka på gilla eller dela programmet. För vidare läsning om Bowlby och hans anknytningsteori- rekommenderar jag Tor Wennerbergs bok “Själv och tillsammans” som kom ut för några år sedan. Socialpsykologisk Vård Stockholmwww.socialpsykologiskvard.seProduktion & upphovsrätt: Gustaf LundhMusik: Fiktion - "Alania", "Wobble trust" samt "9-X-X-3-7-8-3-2-7" ur "Burn That Gloom" 2012Källor till artikeln: * Bowlby J. Attachment and Loss: Vol. 1 Attachment, Penguin Books 1969-89* Bowby J. Attachment and Loss: Vol. 2 Seperation, Pelican Books 1975


2 Jun 2017