Attachment Centred Therapy Blogs

Maslow’s Modified Hierarchy (Full)

Maslow’s Modified Hierarchy (Full)

Maslow’s Modified Hierarchy (Full) I want to recognize the genius of Abraham Maslow. His way of seeing people was based on growth and possibility, or the idea of wellness, as reflected in the titles of his books, such as The Farther Reaches of Human Nature. He thought...

Maslow’s Modified Hierarchy (Brief)

Maslow’s Modified Hierarchy (Brief)

Maslow’s Modified Hierarchy (Brief) Maslow proposed 5 levels of need: Physical, Safety and Security, Love and Belonging, Esteem of Self and Others, and Self-Actualization. People who become self-actualized do so by reaching out and helping more and more people, thus,...

Addiction and Attachment

Addiction and Attachment

Addiction and Attachment Addictive disorders seem to me to be an attempt by the persons having them to make up for the deficits of difficulties in attachment.  The big four of addictions are drugs (including alcohol), sex, food and gambling.  There are other addictive...

A Rose By Any Other Name

A Rose By Any Other Name

A Rose by Any Other Name In William Shakespeare’s play, Romeo and Juliet, Juliet says, ‘What’s in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet.’ She is lamenting that Romeo is called Romeo, of the house of Montague. She was, of course, a...

A Packet of Peas

A Packet of Peas

A Packet of Peas My Packet of Peas I came up with for my clients who are having partnership difficulties to help them bring about change. However, I recommend using them in all of your interactions, when possible. The Packet of Peas are these: Preparation, Patience,...