Cathy Betoin's I Matter Blog and Podcast

Adult-Child Relationships

About Dr Cathy Betoin and Adult-Child Relationship Health

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Welcome to my blog!    I am just in the process of moving it over here from another site.

My name is Dr Cathy Betoin. I am a clinical psychologist , an experienced teacher and a parent myself.

What do you do when something doesn't exist?   Something that seems should be there but isn't?

There is an awkward process of trying to put thoughts into words - of arranging and rearranging ideas.

It is a rather messy process but there are markers on the way.  Ah ha...

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5 Reasons Attachment Theory is Important for Professionals and Parents

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Attachment Theory?  What's that?   In my work I regularly encounter significant lack of understanding amongst professionals and parents about the meaning or relevance of Attachments for those who work with children.   However in my view Attachment Theory is one of the most important areas of psychological thinking for anyone who works with children with complex needs.  It is one of the key foundations of the practical framework that I call The I Matter...

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NICE Consultation on Attachment

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The National Institute for Clinical Excellence have just released a draft document for consolation on attachment difficulties.

This is a very welcome development!

The consultation page (http://www.nice.org.uk/guidance/indevelopment/GID-CGWAVE0675/consultation)  contains the documents, background documents and instructions on how to comment.


It is possible to register as a stakeholder but the consultation will close on the 13th July 2015.    


So, what do I think is missing...

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5 reasons Attachment Theory is important for professionals and parents

 

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Attachment Theory?  What's that?   In my work I regularly encounter significant lack of understanding amongst professionals and parents about the meaning or relevance of Attachments for those who work with children.   However in my view Attachment Theory is one of the most important areas of psychological thinking for anyone who works with children with complex needs.  It is one of the key foundations of the practical framework that I call The I...

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