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Attachment Based Therapy

Attachment-based therapy seeks to heal the wounds of the past by nurturing the relationships of the present, fostering secure connections that pave the way for emotional well-being and resilience.

What isAttachment Based Therapy?

Attachment-based therapy is a counselling method that focuses on resolving past traumas and attachment wounds stemming from childhood. Grounded in attachment theory, it emphasizes the role of early interactions between children and caregivers in shaping their future psychological health and relationships. This therapy is applicable to children, families, couples, and adults dealing with a wide range of mental health and relationship issues, especially those with a history of childhood trauma or family dysfunction.

Attachment theory was developed by psychologists John Bowlby and Mary Ainsworth in the 1960s, asserting that strong and close relationships between children and caregivers are crucial for normal child development. Secure attachment styles foster healthy development and relationships, while insecure attachment styles can lead to emotional, behavioral, and interpersonal problems. Attachment-based therapy is a trauma-informed approach that aims to help clients heal past attachment wounds, improve emotional regulation, enhance social and communication skills, and form healthier relationships. Effectiveness varies, but those with unresolved childhood trauma or dysfunctional home backgrounds may benefit significantly from this treatment style.

The Benefits of Attachment Based Therapy

Attachment-based therapy be used to treat mood disorders, anxiety disorders, unresolved childhood trauma, and relationship issues. This trauma-informed therapy approach aims to help people address and resolve past traumas and attachment wounds that stem from childhood. Attachment-based therapists believe that these issues are at the root of common psychological issues and relationship problems.

There are many benefits of attachment therapy. Attachment therapy helps to heal past wounds by addressing traumas that may have led to the development of an insecure attachment style, providing an opportunity for the development of a more secure attachment. The therapy allows for deeper connections by facilitating trust and intimacy development in the child and promoting emotional availability in the parent, ultimately leading to stronger and healthier relationships. Additionally, attachment therapy attempts to fix insecure attachment styles by helping the client identify patterns of thoughts, emotions, and behaviors that hinder secure attachments. The client and therapist work together to address these issues, enabling the client to develop a more secure attachment style.

Lotus Therapy & Counselling Centre's Approach

Our Registered Clinical Counsellors & Therapists in Vancouver & Coquitlam

We take great care in selecting the therapists we hire and only bring on those who embody our values of compassion, curiosity, and openness. We believe that these qualities are essential to creating an environment where our clients can feel safe and supported as they navigate their mental health journey.

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Why Choose Lotus Therapy?

Lotus Therapy & Counselling Centre provides compassionate, trauma-informed care through holistic, evidence-based practices in an inclusive environment, offering flexible scheduling and low-cost options to ensure accessible, quality mental health support.

Compassionate Care in a Safe Space

At Lotus Therapy & Counselling Centre, our highly skilled clinicians provide a safe, inclusive space where compassion and connection foster profound healing and personal growth.

Holistic, Trauma-Informed Approach

We utilize a holistic, trauma-informed approach, integrating mind, body, and nervous system techniques to address core issues and unlock your potential.

Flexible and Accessible Quality Service

Committed to accessible care, we offer flexible appointments, including evenings and weekends, and low-cost options without compromising our evidence-based, quality service.

Downtown Vancouver

938 Howe Street, Suite 703, Vancouver, BC V6Z 1N9.

Coquitlam

3030 Lincoln Ave #211, Coquitlam, BC V3B 6B4