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The best way to understand and access your client’s emotions is through attachment science...
offering you the richest understanding of personality and relationship development!

Given the tumultuous and destabilizing events of the last year, attachment work is more complex than it’s ever been...

That’s why, for the first time ever all in one place, we’re gathering the leading researchers and clinicians in attachment work, including Dan Siegel, Leanne Campbell, Dan Hughes and many others!

Covering the most popular evidence-based approaches in psychotherapy today, these dynamic thought leaders will guide you through Internal Family Systems (IFS), Emotionally Focused Individual Therapy (EFIT), Polyvagal Theory, EMDR, Expressive Therapies, and more...

…offering insight and solutions to successfully deepen the attachment work that’s so crucial to your clients' well-being.

Healing  Human  Connection  Across  All  Ages  Through  the  Power  of  Attachment
Moderator Clair Mellenthin

Join me, Clair Mellenthin, LCSW, RPTS, creator of Attachment Centered Play Therapy, for this transformative online training course! Recorded from the 2021 Attachment Summit live event, you'll discover important conversations with the most knowledgeable leaders in Attachment work!


Integrating Attachment Science with Today's Most Popular Approaches in Psychotherapy

$1,030.15 Value
Just $149.00 (GST Inclusive) Today — Stunning Savings!
Earn up to 29.75 CPD hours
Discover one of the newest evidence-based models for your toolbox — Emotionally Focused Individual Therapy (EFIT), Developed by Dr. Sue Johnson to create predictable, repeatable & potent change events with any client...
Take your practice to the next level with Emotionally Focused Individual Therapy (EFIT) as well as:

Internal Family Systems (IFS) • Dialectical Behavioural Therapy (DBT) • Polyvagal Theory • Expressive Arts • Play Therapy • EMDR
Reinvigorate your practice with these popular approaches to loosen the grip of attachment ruptures — restoring client’s sense of self and ability to connect and repair!
By truly understanding your client through the lens of attachment, you’ll deepen your awareness of who your client really is and give them the safety to create space to be vulnerable enough to allow for change!

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What You'll Find in this Course
Dan Siegel
Neurobiology of Attachment: The Power of "We"

Dan Siegel, MD, author of The Pocket Guide to Interpersonal Neurobiology, will illustrate a profound way to view attachment and how we collectively live in this world together — that we are an individual self (me) linked and interconnected to everyone and everything else (we) — to show the possibility for deeper healing, meaning, and connections for your clinical work and beyond.

Click here for information about Daniel J. Siegel.

Janet Courtney
Attachment Begins in Utero: There’s No Such Thing as a Blank Slate

Janet Courtney, PhD, LCSW, author of Infant Play Therapy – Foundations, Models, Programs, and Practice

This discussion will introduce you to an embodied infant play therapy model of FirstPlay Therapy® to promote nurturing touch to enhance and repair the attachment relationship, increase neuroception of safety, decrease anxious states, foster co-regulation, and promote attunement to infant cues and body language.

Click here for information about Janet Courtney.

David Crenshaw
Attachment Ruptures and Repair in Children & Adolescents

David Crenshaw, PhD, ABPP, RPT-S, co-author of Creative Arts and Play Therapy for Attachment Problems, uses an invitational approach to attachment trauma in youth. You’ll learn how to adopt Stealth Therapy with reluctant youth, and plan for and work through the dynamic pattern of Crisis of Connection when the therapeutic relationship threatens closeness.

Click here for information about David Crenshaw.

Christina Reese
Creating Secure Attachment in Teens: Balancing Interdependence & Autonomy

Christina Reese, PhD, LCPC, Author of Attachment – 60 Trauma-Informed Assessments and Treatment Interventions Across the Lifespan

Attachment in the teen years can be challenging to navigate as their primary attachment shifts from parent to peers. Teens reach for autonomy and freedom, some of which they’re not ready for...

Join Christina and learn how to:

  • Teach parents to promote appropriate autonomy seeking behaviour
  • Help parents to use power sharing vs power struggling to avoid attachment ruptures
  • Explain to teens the shift in primary attachment during the adolescent years
  • Increase healthy and supportive attachment to decrease anxiety, depression and more
  • Recognize interdependence vs independence to facilitate healthy relationship balance

Click here for information about Christina Reese.

Dana Wyss
Expressive Arts to Build Safety and Connection with Your Most Vulnerable Clients

Dana Wyss, PhD, LMFT, ATR-BC, Co-Author of The Invisible String Workbook

Join Dana as she shares a visual experience of art to support healing for youth who have been commercially sexually exploited. Followed up by a discussion on how the creative process allows for a deeper level of knowledge and understanding, assessing physiological needs and safety in a non-intrusive way.

Click here for information about Dana Wyss.

Frank Anderson
Internal Family Systems (IFS) and Attachment: Repairing the Internal Attachment

Frank Anderson, MD, author of Transcending Trauma, Healing Complex PTSD with Internal Family Systems Therapy, late spring 2021

Join IFS expert, Frank Anderson, to explore the application of the IFS Model of therapy and trauma and attachment theory to apply in your work with children, families and couples to effectively heal emotional wounds. Address the fears/concerns of protective parts and establish a trusting relationship with proactive and reactive parts.

Click here for information about Frank Anderson.

Leanne Campbelle
Emotional Focused Individual Therapy (EFIT) for Healing Attachment Wounds

Dr. Leanne Campbell, co-director of the Vancouver Island Centre of EFT

Help take your practice to a new level with Emotionally Focused Individual Therapy (EFIT)! Guided by attachment science and over three decades of research in EFT with you’ll learn how to harness the power of emotion to move your individual clients to a place of confidence and competence.

Click here for information about Leanne Campbell.

Daniel Hughes
Disorganized Attachment: Don’t Lose Sight of the Child in the Midst of Chaotic Behavior

Daniel Hughes, PhD, Creator of the PACE Model which facilitates play, acceptance, curiosity and empathy

Kids with disorganized and chaotic attachment are the hardest kids you will work with – they are simultaneously seeking attachment and terrified of it at the same time. I will show you how to bridge the knowledge and understanding of maladaptive attachment seeking behaviours due to a disorganized attachment pattern resulting from past trauma, abuse, and neglect.

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Terry Levy
Relational Trauma and Compromised Attachment in Adulthood: From Victim to “Overcomer”

Terry Levy, PhD, DAPA, co-author of the best-seller Attachment, Trauma & Healing

Terry Levy shows how to move clients from victim to “overcomer” by treating relational/attachment trauma using the Life Script to assess attachment patterns and traumas and teaches couples Attachment Communication Training to facilitate secure attachment.

Click here for information about Terry Levy.

Carmen Jimenez-Pride
Boldly Showing Up – Attachment, Shame & Vulnerability Through a Culturally-Safe Lens

Carmen Jimenez-Pride, LCSW, LISW-CP, ERYT, RCYT, RPT-S, the creative mind behind Focus on Feelings®, an emotional literacy curriculum

Carmen will teach us the impact of the intersectionality of historical narratives, shame, vulnerability, culture, and the effects of these on developing secure attachment. Moving clients out of shame-based models of engaging and helping them embrace vulnerability and leaning into relationships.

Click here for information about Carmen Jimenez-Pride.

Integrating Attachment Science with Today's Most Popular Approaches in Psychotherapy

$1,030.15 Value
Just $149.00 (GST Inclusive) Today — Stunning Savings!
Earn up to 29.75 CPD hours
When you register today, you’ll receive 6 FREE bonus sessions (a $579.95 value!)
Impact of Generational and Racial Trauma on Attachment and Security
Eboni Webb, PsyD

This is a time when clinicians are sought out to organize, develop, and foster a language of safety and inclusion to manage the anxieties of the unknown. DBT was developed with many core approaches, but founded on the principles of validation and mindfulness. These two critical ingredients engage clients in a space of felt safety and secure attachment that is necessary for learning, growth, and healing.

Click here for information about Eboni Webb.
Eboni Webb
Attachment and Attuned Parenting: The Power of Showing Up
Daniel Siegel, MD, author of New York Times bestseller Aware and of The Power of Showing Up

Dan offers a unique look into helping parents work on their own growth – cultivating a coherent understanding of their own past to encourage their child’s own capacity for resilience and to be fully present for life. Develop your own individualized approaches for families you see.

Click here for information about Daniel J. Siegel.
Dan Siegel
Polyvagal Theory for Children: Practical Application to Build Safety, Create Attachment & Develop Connection
Dafna Lender, LCSW

Join Dafna for this compelling 3-hour workshop as she walks you through the complexities of using polyvagal theory with your young clients. Using your own social engagement system and tuning into the child’s physiological state, you’ll learn regulating and calming techniques for openness and connection. Sending safety messages to brains of mistrusting kids will open them up to new relational experiences and more.

Click here for information about Dafna Lender.
Dafna Lender
Grieving and Remembering Well: Tools for Healing
David Kessler, author of six bestselling books, most recent is Finding Meaning: The Sixth Stage of Grief

David Kessler, one of the world’s foremost experts on healing and loss, will look closely at how death shapes our grief and explore appropriate interventions and talking points to use in your session. This recording will help you better understand how to approach the sensitivities of grief and learn the importance of grieving for the healing process to begin in your clients.

Click here for information about David Kessler.
David Kessler
Attachment-focused EMDR to Heal a Relationship Trauma
Laurel Parnell, PhD

Join Laurel as she demonstrates the use of Attachment-Focused EMDR to heal a past relationship trauma that was causing a client distress in the present. The client had been emotionally harmed by the actions of a therapist and wanted to be free from the threat of being triggered in future situations. You'll learn the EMDR techniques Laurel uses to find the target and help the client feel grounded and at peace.

Click here for information about Laurel Parnell.
Laurel Parnell
The Biology of Loss: How to Foster Resilience When Attachments Are Impaired
Gabor Maté, MD

A family physician for over three decades, Gabor Maté has become a leading voice for the destigmatization and compassionate treatment of mental health and addiction. In this recording, he’ll cover the core elements of healthy human development and what happens when critical attachments are lost or severed. He will discuss what it really means for humans to be resilient in the face of attachment injuries. What emerges is a new paradigm for relating, grounded in the present moment while not flinching from the past.

Gabor Maté
Integrating Attachment Science with Today's Most Popular Approaches in Psychotherapy

$1,030.15 Value
Just $149.00 (GST Inclusive) Today — Stunning Savings!
Earn up to 29.75 CPD hours
The Next Steps in Advancing Your Practice
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Review the course materials at your own pace and at your convenience! You'll have unlimited access to all course videos and materials online forever. Plus, use the PESI mobile app to access the course content on-the-go, wherever and whenever you want on your mobile devices.
Instantly collaborate with other professionals on the course materials through interactive message boards. You'll be part of a community of hundreds of practitioners all focused on integrating attachment science in clinical practice, providing valuable opportunities to share insight and experiences and to build your professional network.
Complete your online CPD tests and earn up to 29.75 CPD hours!

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