A Brief Overview of Attachment

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Two audio presentations run for thirty minutes. Accompanied by 6 detailed overheads and a reference list. This includes two parts: - The Connecting Thread Through the Life Cycle Part 1 - Working with an Attachment Model Part 2

In this brief presentation, Dr. Ruth Schmidt Neven in part 1 introduces the history and research related to attachment and describes how attachment is a prototype relationship that has far reaching consequences from infancy through to adulthood. In part 2 she describes how being attachment informed can promote effective clinical practice with children, parents, and families.

Copyright 2023 Ruth Schmidt Neven, all rights reserved.
Expires in 2023.


Two audio presentations
30 minutes
6 detailed overheads
Reference list
Certificate available upon request
CPD 50 minutes


Dr. Ruth Schmidt Neven
All audio training modules are all narrated by Dr. Ruth Schmidt Neven and are based on her training programs run throughout Australia and overseas. Ruth has an international reputation in the field and her trainings have been presented, at the University of Cambridge School of Education, UK ; Peabody College, Vanderbilt University US; Washington School of Psychiatry US; Stellenbosch University South Africa and NScience Training for Therapists, London UK. She has also been an invited speaker at international conferences. The audio modules build on the premise that assessment and therapeutic communication do not commence with the uncovering of pathology, but with the understanding of the meaning of behaviour within a relational context. The audio modules aim to enrich and expand the clinical, practical, and observational skills of practitioners in the service of adult, child, and family mental health. Ruth’s clinical approach has been described as one that ‘ passionately and knowledgeably advocates the need for professionals to think alongside their clients, trying to understand the presenting difficulties in the context of individual child development, intergenerational family relationships and environmental factors.’


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