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Bowlby Interview
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from SRCD NewsLetter

Attachment and Psychotherapy Conference

November 2006

Susan Goldberg

Toronto May 2006

Secure Base Script Research: 2005 Piaget Society Presentation
Interesting Link: Circle of Security Web Site



2003 Awardees

Christoph Heinicke
Wedding The Insights Of Attachment
Theory To The Rigor Of Empirical Science

A sensitive clinical observer and enthusiastic researcher, Christoph Heinicke was an important early influence on John Bowlby’s thinking about attachment and loss. His work on Brief Separations helped insure that attachment study would become a scientific endeavor built upon both keen observation and close empirical analysis. His skillful translations of attachment and separation-individuation concepts into age appropriate measurement have been a model for generations of researchers studying early family adaptation in longitudinal perspective. The wisdom, care, and generosity manifest in his clinical work, teaching, and research are woven into the fabric of the Bowlby-Ainsworth tradition.


Special Award
Robert and Cherri Marvin
For Being A Secure Base
To Mary Ainsworth

Mary Ainsworth’s ties to many of her undergraduate and graduate students were unusually warm and undiminished by time and distance.  Bob Marvin was among her first undergraduate assistants at Johns Hopkins.  The bond forged with the Marvins in Baltimore became a great enjoyment when she joined Bob and Cherri in Charlottesville, Virginia.  Throughout her career and retirement there they were friends and family.  In her later years, they supported her many interests, helped maintain contacts with her far-flung family of students, and helped her meet every challenge.  It was a great comfort to Mary, and to all who loved her, that the Marvins were always there for her -  a secure base well deserved and well provided.

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