Key parenting concepts and styles

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Following on from my attachment matters article, I had interest from people who want to raise their children in an attachment informed way so in this article I’m going to look at some of the key concepts that relate to parenting. …


Dynamic Maturational Model (DMM) of attachment theory

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In these scary times, we need more than ever to understand what makes people tick and why they do what they do. I believe the Dynamic Maturational Model (DMM) of attachment theory is the best thing we have to help us do that so this is an introduction to what it’s all about.

Staying Alive

Attachment is the system nature has put in place to help us survive in a dangerous world. …


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Grady at home during our 2017 visit

Grady was my husband Charley’s best friend. Charley and Grady were part of a group that met at Birmingham Southern College through the theatre in the late 1960s who have stayed lifelong friends. Grady had a successful international career in acting and set design. He was also a talented artist and extremely funny. He gave it all up and came home to Alabama to care for his brother and then his mother through terminal illnesses. …

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Louise Atkin

An anti- psychiatry psychiatrist, interested in attachment, relationships and life.

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