Attachment in practice – independence boundaries frustration & conflict
We hear from the expert, Dr. P.O. Svanberg, on how secure attachment figures support the development of self-regulation in two year olds. We observe two year old, and his parent, on a trip into town. During their outing, Mum is able to support the child and allay his frustrations as they share a secure attached relationship. She is emotionally available to him but is able to create boundaries that help him navigate the world safely. This clip demonstrates clearly how key attachment relationships support the development of self-regulation in two year olds.
Good for looking at:
- Attachment relationships