(Self-Study, 1.5 CE) Insecure Attachment in Adulthood

6 Easy Steps to Encourage Emotionally Honest Conversations

(Self-Study, 1.5 CE Contact Hours for LCATs and LMHCs in New York State)


COURSE DESCRIPTION

In this presentation, we examine a case study and break down the difference between surface structure and deep structure communications. We also examine when it is safe and unsafe to practice emotional vulnerability, and use a multi-modal exercise to tap into our intuition.

In this presentation, you will learn...

  • The basic definition of insecure attachment, and how it manifests in "anxious-avoidant" relationships in adulthood.
  • Breakdown a case study, and in 6 easy steps, examine how the deep structure vs. surface structure communications could be modified to promote emotional honesty.
  • Examine 4 steps to know when it is safe to be emotionally vulnerable, and when it is not.
  • Participate in a multi-modal experiential to quell a reactive nervous system, reduce defensiveness, and promote intuitive reflection.


Course Curriculum


  Video Lecture
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Your Instructor


Briana MacWilliam MPS, ATR-BC, LCAT
Briana MacWilliam MPS, ATR-BC, LCAT

Briana MacWilliam has over 15 years of clinical experience as a creative arts therapist, and is the Founder and Director of CreativeArtsTherapiesOnline.com. She has held two directorial positions in community-based and day-treatment settings, and was a research outcomes coordinator for four years, at the Amen Clinics, Inc.—a brain research and diagnostic facility. She has also edited and co-authored two books on the subjects of attachment and complicated grief, and working with LGBTQ populations. Currently, she offers psychoeducation in self help and personal development through BrianaMacWilliam.com, and continuing education for practitioners through CreativeArtsTherapiesOnline.com. She is also a thesis advisor for Pratt Institute's Creative Arts Therapies Department, and maintains a small private practice.


Frequently Asked Questions


How will I receive the certificate?
Certificates are automatically generated after you have taken an online assessment and course evaluation, and sent to the email you used to enroll in the program.
Do you keep track of my hours?
Yes. Once you enroll in the school (whether it is through our membership program or for purchasing an individual course) a personal dashboard is created for you through "myTeachable." With your username and login, you can always come back to your dashboard, which keeps track of all your courses and contact hours.
What if I have more questions?
Contact us at [email protected], and we will get back to you as soon as possible.
Briana MacWilliam, Inc. is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed creative arts therapists. #CAT-0014

Briana MacWilliam, Inc. is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed mental health counselors. #MHC-0224.

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