Attachment theory is the joint work of John Bowlby and Mary Ainsworth.

Attachment Theory is the understanding of connection and human behavior as examined by two psychological pioneers, John Bowlby and Mary Ainsworth. It's a psychological model that describes the dynamics of lifelong interpersonal relationships between humans. Attachment Theory asserts that we need connection from birth to death. It informs us about how this need for connection influences out behavior.


 

John Bowlby, a British psychologist well-known for his Attachment and Loss book trilogy. They documented the growth of children at an early age with respect to how they develop and eventually perceive their own thoughts, feelings and expectations in the relationships they have in life. 

 

Mary Ainsworth, a former American-Canadian psychologist, was noted for her studies in the strange situation design and her famous book, Mary Ainsworth: Attachment and the Growth of Love.

 

Giving insight to human behavior is important in every relationship. This information provides the lens that clarifies why some individuals need more closeness and some need more space in their closest relationships. Attachment Theory helps people understand the sometimes confusing behavior that can come up in romantic relationships. This sometimes strange behavior is provoked by some need that is not being met or expressed. The insight that Attachment Consulting provides is based on the individuals involved. When you work with Attachment Consulting you will receive special insights about relationships that you could never had found anywhere else.

Attachment Theory informs us about our “attachment style”. Our style is how we relate in all of our relationships.