This illustrated, multi-media resource offers a theoretically coherent, practice-based model for the application of attachment theory in working with any adults, including those who pose a risk to themselves or to other adults or children.
Clark Baim lead author of Attachment-based Practice with Adults Clark Baim is a Psychodrama Psychotherapist (UK Council for Psychotherapy) and a registered senior trainer with the British Psychodrama Association. He is the Co-Director of the Birmingham Institute for Psychodrama, a psychotherapy training organisation, and Change Point Ltd., a training provider in criminal justice, mental health and social care settings (www.changepointlearning.com). Clark has 20 years of experience as a group facilitator and trainer in the UK, Ireland, Greece, South Africa, Latvia, Sweden, Australia and the USA. A native of Chicago and graduate of Williams College, Massachusetts, he moved to the UK in 1987 to establish and serve as the first Director of Geese Theatre UK, a company using applied drama in prisons and probation. In recent years, Clark has focused on the study of attachment theory and its links with trauma, loss, maltreatment and the development of offending behaviour. Clark is the co-editor of several books and author of numerous chapters and articles on various aspects of psychotherapy, offender treatment, supervision and groupwork methods. In 2008, he was presented with the Scholar's Award by the American Association for Group Psychotherapy and Psychodrama. He is a founding member of the International Association for the Study of Attachment.