About this event:
“Introduction to Attachment-Based Family Therapy.”
ABFT is a trust-based, emotion-focused psychotherapy model that aims to repair interpersonal ruptures and rebuild an emotionally protective, secure-based parent–child relationship.
Explain the theoretical foundation of Attachment-Based Family Therapy (ABFT) and discuss the purpose of the five ABFT treatment tasks.
Guy S. Diamond, PhD, is professor emeritus of the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and associate professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professionals at Drexel University, in the department of counseling and family therapy. He is the director of the Center for Family Intervention Science and a clinical trials researcher focusing on family therapy for youth suicide. He is the primary developer of Attachment-Based Family Therapy, developed and tested for treating youth depression and suicide.