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During this seminar recording, world leading expert, Dan Siegel, M.D. will dive deeply into the only scientifically validated measure of unresolved trauma and grief. You will explore the ways in which the Adult Attachment Interview (AAI) can offer new insights into your clients’ relationships and their brains. Dr. Siegel will describe how the AAI can best predict how a child will be attached to his or her parent. This seminar recording will examine how you can use this information to inform clinical assessment, treatment planning, and implementation of therapeutic interventions.
Explain how the AAI can clinically assess the attachment of a child to their parent
Outline the four major categories of AAI findings and their implications for clinical interventions
Discuss how results of AAI can be used in psychotherapy
Overview of the Adult Attachment Interview (AAI)
Clinical implications of the AAI
Therapeutic uses of the AAI
AAI and categories of attachment
AAI and unresolved trauma
Psychotherapy and the changes in the coherence of narrative
ABOUT DANIEL J. SIEGEL, M.D.
Daniel J. Siegel, M.D. is a clinical professor of psychiatry at the UCLA School of Medicine and co-director of the Mindful Awareness Research Center at UCLA. An award-winning educator, he is a Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association. Dr. Siegel is the executive director of the Mindsight Institute, an educational organization that focuses on how the development of mindsight in individuals, families and communities can be enhanced by examining the interface of human relationships and basic biological processes.
Dr. Siegel received his medical degree from Harvard University and completed his postgraduate medical education at UCLA. He served as a National Institute of Mental Health Research Fellow at UCLA.
Dr. Siegel has published extensively for the professional audience. He is the co-editor of the Handbook of Psychiatry and the author of numerous articles, chapters, and the internationally acclaimed text, The Developing Mind: How Relationships and the Brain Interact to Shape Who We Are (Guilford, 1999). This book introduces the field of interpersonal neurobiology, and has been utilized by a number of clinical and research organizations worldwide, including the U.S. Department of Justice, The Vatican’s Pontifical Council for the Family, Microsoft and Google. The Developing Mind, Second Edition was published in March 2012.
Dr. Siegel serves as the founding editor for the Norton Professional Series on Interpersonal Neurobiology which contains over two dozen textbooks. He has also authored Parenting from the Inside Out: How a Deeper Self-Understanding Can Help You Raise Children Who Thrive with Mary Hartzell, M.ED. (Tarcher/Penguin, 2003), The Mindful Brain: Reflection and Attunement in the Cultivation of Well-Being (Norton, 2007) and Mindsight: The New Science of Personal Transformation (Random House, 2010), The Mindful Therapist (Norton, 2010), The Whole-Brain Child ( Random House, 2011), and his latest book is Pocket Guide to Interpersonal Neurobiology: An Integrative Handbook of the Mind (Norton, 2012).
Dr. Siegel’s ability to make complicated concepts exciting as well as easy to understand has led him to be invited to address local, national and international organizations where he speaks to groups of educators, parents, public administrators, healthcare providers, policy-makers, clergy and neuroscientists. He lives in southern California with his family.
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