Attachment, Adolescence and Intervention

Format: Zoom (via Eventbrite)

Speaker: Dr Marlene Moretti

Date: Saturday 5th June 14.00 – 15.30 BST

IAN & AGIP Members fee £35 (enter members discount code at point of purchase) | Non-members fee: £50


This Seminar is also Week 12 of our PG Certificate in Attachment Theory. Registered PG Cert students will be given a code to access free tickets on the Eventbrite page on the day of the seminar.

Adolescence involves significant transitions in neurobiological, cognitive, social and emotional functioning. Security within the adolescent-parent relationship buffers risk, promotes well-being and provides a foundation for exploration and identity consolidation. Developing interventions for parents of teens requires special consideration of the unique challenges and demands of this developmental period within the adolescent-parent relationship. Infusing such programs with an appreciation of trauma and its impact on attachment is essential. In this seminar Dr Marlene Moretti explores the transition of adolescence from an attachment perspective; trauma informed and attachment-based interventions; current evidence and implications for clinical research and practice.


About the Speaker:

Marlene M. Moretti, Ph.D., R.Psych., Professor of Psychology, Canada Research Chair (Tier 1) in Youth Clinical Psychological Science, Simon Fraser University; Consultant, British Columbia Ministry for Children and Family Development; previous Senior Research Chair, Canadian Institutes of Health Research and developer of the Connect Program, an internationally implemented, evidence-based attachment-focused program for caregivers of teens. Her research focuses on adolescent mental health, intervention, and implementation science.  See: and