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Attachment-Based Family Therapy (ABFT) 2020 Introductory Webinar at Drexel University
October 14 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
ABFT is a manualized, empirically supported family therapy model specifically designed to target family and individual processes associated with adolescent suicide and depression. ABFT emerges from interpersonal theories that suggest adolescent and young adult internalizing disorders (e.g., depression, suicide, trauma, anxiety) can be precipitated, exacerbated or buffered against by the quality of interpersonal relationships in families. It has also been used where family conflict is a contributor to the presenting problem. It is a trust-based, emotion-focused psychotherapy model that aims to repair interpersonal ruptures and rebuild an emotionally protective, secure-based parent-child relationship. In this workshop, you will learn about the theoretical principles ABFT is based on as well as the clinical strategies that comprise ABFT. This webinar is intended for Counselors, Couple and Family Therapists, Mental Health Professionals, Psychiatrists, Psychologists, Psychotherapists, and Social Workers.