PACE Training for All Online 2023

PACE Training for All is a two and a half day course taking place on: – January 23rd, January 24th and February 6th (half day, morning) 2023 – PACE (Playful, Accepting, Curious, Empathy) is the core therapeutic, relational attitude of DDP (Dyadic Developmental Practice). – This 15 hour course aligns with the Skilled Practitioner, NES […]

PACE For All In Person 2023

PACE Training for All is a two and a half day course taking place on: March 6th, March 7th and March 21st 9th (half day, morning) 2023. – PACE (Playful, Accepting, Curious, Empathy) is the core therapeutic, relational attitude of DDP (Dyadic Developmental Practice). – This 15 hour course aligns with the Skilled Practitioner, NES […]

Why Attachment Matters in Adoption – In Conversation

his will be a chance to meet with other parents, share experiences and build skills and knowledge to support our young people. The sessions will be facilitated by Claire Slocombe, an adoptive parent and Attachment Lead. If you would like to shape the conversations please get in touch with any suggestions or ideas. Book your […]

Introduction to PACE for Carers

Scottish Attachment in Action invites adoptive parents, foster carers and kinship carers to an introduction to the PACE approach to parenting developed by Dr Dan Hughes. This brief introduction will offer creative ways to support children that have experienced developmental trauma. PACE is a way of thinking, feeling, communicating and behaving that aims to make […]

New Opportunity! SAIA Chair

Role of Chair The Chair of Scottish Attachment in Action (SAIA) has the leadership role for the organisation as well as responsibilities to ensure that governance arrangements are in place for the legal and effective running of the organisation. You can find a full description of the role here. Key Responsibilities As a Trustee, the […]

Why Attachment Matters to Adults in Therapy

26th October 2022, 18.00 – 19.30 Our adult relationships and experiences are shaped by our attachment history. Join us for an evening exploring the critical thread of attachment in therapy. Being curious about how past experiences of attachment (often the source of our struggles) affect our adult lives and reflecting on the hope, healing and […]

NEW: PACE Training for All

PACE Training for All is a new two and a half day course. Current course dates are Online – November 28th, November 29th and December 9th (half day, morning) 2022. Online – January 23rd, January 24th and February 6th (half day, morning) 2023. In Person – March 6th, March 7th and March 21st 9th (half […]

Why Attachment Matters in Social Neuroscience, Dr Pascal Vrticka

SAIA proudly presents our guest blogger, Dr Pascal Vrticka. Pascal is a social neuroscientist with strong ties to developmental & social psychology. His research focuses on the psychological, behavioural, biological, and brain basis of human social interaction, attachment, and caregiving. You can read more of Pascal’s work here. Since its first description by John Bowlby and Mary Ainsworth about […]

The Education Project

Making Scotland the best place in the world to grow up and learn’ is one of the many commitments which have provided the policy and legislative context for life in Scotland, over the past decade. You can view the Education Report here.