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 fall/winter reading list


This season’s list highlights articles, texts and other creative and thoughtful writings which address attachment and belonging. We believe creativity is a roadmap to making meaning.

Academic writing:
Leszcz, M. (2017). How understanding attachment enhances group therapist effectiveness. International Journal of Group Psychotherapy, 67: 280-287.

Yalom, I. (2017). The Gift of Therapy - An Open Letter to a New Generation of Therapists and their Patients.  New York: Harper Collins. 

Marmarosh, C.L., Markin, R.D., & Spiegel, E.B. (2013). Attachment in Group Psychotherapy. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

Levine, A. and Heller, R. (2011). Attached: The New Science of Adult Attachment. New York: Penguin Random House.

Flores, P. (2011). Addiction as an Attachment Disorder, Lanham, Maryland: Jason Aronson Inc.

Baumeister R.F., Leary M. R.  (1995). The Need to Belong: Desire for Interpersonal Attachments as a Fundamental Human Motivation. Psychological Bulletin 117(3), 497-529. doi.org/10.1037/0033-2909.117.3.497  

Of Interest...
Whyte, D. (1996) The House of Belonging. Langley, WA: Many Rivers Press.

Fetell Lee, I. (2018) Joyful: The surprising power of ordinary things to create extraordinary happiness. New York: Little, Brown Spark, Hachette Book Group.

Kinfolk Magazine: The Essentials Issue (2015). Issue Sixteen.

Conversations on Group Leadership Resources 

December 10, 2020, Virtual Conversation with Molyn Leszcz  
Psychological Support fro Health Care Workers During the Global Pandemic
Session Video   
Uof T Leadership - Medicine Community of Practice Article 

J
anuary 28, 2021, Virtual Conversation with Stephane Treyvaud
The Mindfulness Centre 
Session Feedback 
Article : Intensive Group Psychotherapy : A Magnificent Therapeutic Modality in Danger of Extinction