Daniel Hughes – Attachment between the parent & their child

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Attachment-focused Therapy – Daniel Hughes
– connection v’s correction
– establish safety
– understand inter-subjectivity – I.e Communication between a parent and child
– recognise your own attachment history
– Establish pace (Playfulness, acceptance, curiosity, empathy) – the rights of all – parents & children are respected & valued – reciprocal play & dialogue with the infant – watch the tone of voice as it can imply personal evaluation as well as correction
– Communicate
– relate emotionally
– Reflect
– Repair
– Reducing attachment resistance


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