Since John Bowlby and Mary Ainsworth’s work in the 1970’s, attachment has been an increasing focus in therapy and healing from addiction. Averaging various studies on this, we understand roughly half of Americans are securely attached as adults and about half insecure. Attachment Theory informs us that if we are
Attachment Security Assessment and Guide for Healing
Though about half of adults have secure attachment, research shows over 90% of those seeking treatment for sex addiction have insecure attachment. Insecure attachment is usually rooted in trauma and makes it difficult for us to manage negative emotions without resorting to maladaptive coping mechanisms like addiction. This assessment will show your attachment style and give you customized tips into how your attachment style affects your addiction and how to heal.