Ferrara, Ursula. Nowhere. 2018, mixed media. D406 Arte Contemporanea, Italy
Image credit: Ferrara, Ursula. Nowhere. 2018, mixed media. D406 Arte Contemporanea, Italy

Avoidant Attachment

The Defence Against Intimacy

Friday 14 January 2022

With Linda Cundy

CPD Credits: 5 hours

  • Attend live webinar OR in person at Confer’s premises (Please see our FAQ)
  • Includes a recording of the event with access for a year (14 days post the event)
  • Bookings close at 9:00am GMT Tuesday 11 January

This day is about the challenges faced by people who were ignored, criticised, rejected or utterly neglected within their families of origin and who thus find it difficult to form close and lasting intimate relationships in adulthood. People who avoid close proximity to others, despite their longing for that closeness, often feel more secure and better able to manage deep feelings when they hold others apart, whether sexual partners, therapists, or family members.

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