Attachment Seminar


The Attachment Seminar, presented by Dr. Beth Troutman, PhD and supported by Tania Cargo, PsyD,
took place in Auckland on 18 February 2020

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This seminar is tailored to the primary healthcare workforce (PHOs, NGOs, Education, etc.).

Learning outcomes include: 

  • defining attachment
  • identifying compromised attachment 
  • using basic strategies and information to promote healthy attachment 
  • making useful referrals

Dr Beth Troutman’s comprehensive studies over the past 30 years has seen her conduct research and training in evidence-based assessments and interventions using the attachment theory at the University of Iowa, the University of Minnesota, the University of Amsterdam, the University of Quebec at Montreal, Tulane University, and Marycliff Institute.  

Her research has been published in peer-reviewed developmental and clinical journals and presented at national and international meetings. Her book, "Integrating Behaviourism and Attachment Theory in Parent Coaching", was published by Springer in 2015. 


Dr. Beth Troutman, PhD

  • Diplomate in Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology - American Board of Professional Psychology
  • Health Service Provider - Iowa Bureau of Professional Licensing
  • Psychologist - Iowa Bureau of Professional Licensing


Tania Cargo, PsyD
(Ngati Maru, Ngāti Manu, Ngāphuhi

Tania is a Māori Clinical Psychologist and Senior Lecturer in 
Psychological Medicine who coordinates the CBT papers in the 
Certificate of Health Sciences. Her clinical work has been with infants, 
children and families in both mental health and community settings. 


Download Attachment Seminar powerpoint presentaion


Dr. Beth Troutman - Attachment Seminar Part I

Dr. Beth Troutman - Attachment Seminar Part II


For queries about the event please contact:

l[email protected]

Tuesday 18 February 2020
University of Auckland Engineering Building
Phone number: 
09 923 1267