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Sequelae of Relational Trauma

  • Modern attachment theory: the enduring impact of early right-brain development
  • Dr. Schore centers his talk on the importance of the early right brain development for the future functioning and well-being of a person. He describes a shift in science that currently gives emotions and to the regulation of emotions a privileged place. The attunement and co-regulation in the relationship between the mother and the baby has a fundamental impact on the regulation of emotions. Current research shows that emotional dysregulation and problems in the right brain are present in every pathology. ...

  • Sex Addiction as Affect Dysregulation
  • Dr. Katehakis gives a historical perspective on the evolution of the understanding of sex addictions. She explains the theory of regulation developed by Dr. Schore and explains sex addiction as a regulatory process to deal with chronic states of dysregulation. A successful therapy is the one that accomplishes the integration of the right and left brains. In her practice, she uses CBT techniques and ART....

  • Affect regulation theory. A clinical model. Chapter 11: Pervasive dissociated shame
  • In Chapter 11 of Affect Regulation Theory: a Clinical Model Dr. Hill discusses pervasive, dissociated shame as sequela of relational trauma. He shows the centrality of shame (and pride) in our mental economy, the importance of processing it for psychological maturation, the role of unprocessed shame in psychopathology and shame’s role in the treatment of disordered affect regulation...

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