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Annette Kussin: Understanding Yourself Through Attachment Theory

Karen welcomes Annette Kussin, MSW, RSW to the show for the conclusion of their two part conversation about utilizing attachment theory to understand yourself.

Annette is a registered Social Worker, registered Marriage and Family Therapist and advanced attachment focused therapist. She has worked in children’s mental health as a therapist, supervisor, manager and clinical director. She was the owner/director of the Leaside Therapy Centre, a multi-discipline clinic in Toronto until 2012. She presently has a private practice where she specializes in attachment focused therapy for adults, couples and adoptive families.

Annette has received advanced training in attachment focused therapy and training in the adult attachment interview. She offers consultation to agencies and individual professionals and regularly provides training to organizations throughout Ontario including Wilfrid Laurier University’s Faculty of Social Work, University of Toronto Faculty of Social Work, SickKids Children’s Mental Health Institute and many children's mental health services and child welfare agencies in the area of attachment, trauma and brain development.

Annette has written her first book, It’s Attachment, A New Way of Understanding Yourself and Your Relationships, published by Guernica Editions in May 2020. The book is available from the publisher at on their Miroland section, and on Amazon.

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Part One of Understanding Yourself Through Attachment Theory

It's Attachment at Guernica Editions

Annette Kussin Therapy

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