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fall reading list

This season’s list highlights articles, texts and other creative and thoughtful writings that address attachment and belonging.

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.