Ep. 34 – Strange Situation with Bethany Saltman

Bethany Saltman is an author, zen-practitioner, writing coach, and a mother. In this episode, I had the pleasure of talking to her about her new book: Strange Situation – A Mother’s Journey into the Science of Attachment (this is an Amazon affiliate link).

In this wonderful tale of becoming a parent, Bethany tells her own story, as well as that of Mary Ainsworth, who is responsible for the vast research of the Attachment Theory as we know it. Together, we discuss her own story of becoming a mom and moving from feeling ashamed and guilty into a more present and accepting place, the difference between “attachment parenting” and the real attachment theory, and more.

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First, I’m a father of two kiddos. But I’m also a Clinical Psychologist and Parenting Counselor specializing in Attachment Theory and Experiential, Emotional Focused Psychotherapy. I believe that parenting is one of the most important things we ever do in our lives. This is why I love talking about it and helping parenting just like you and I find their best-parenting-selves.

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