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Presentation
The Neuroscience of Attachment Theory
American Association of Christian Counselors (2015)
  • Sarah M Leitner, Liberty University
Abstract
This presentation summarizes the latest findings from Cognitive Neuroscience as pertains to Attachment theory, with an emphasis on the literature from 2012 to 2014. It then explores the linkages in the neuroscience literature between attachment theory and mentalization, particularly in the areas of cognitive and emotional mentalization. Implications of the findings are considered, with an emphasis on the application of the findings for emotional regulation in the life of the counselor as well as for psychological and spiritual intervention in the lives of the counselee.
Publication Date
September 26, 2015
Citation Information
Sarah M Leitner. "The Neuroscience of Attachment Theory" American Association of Christian Counselors (2015)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/sarah_leitner/2/