Anxiety + Attachment Styles

Updated: Apr 29

Curious about attachment styles? In this brief article, I summarize the four types (ambivalent, avoidant, disorganized, and secure).

Believe me, having more awareness of your own and your loved ones' styles will change your relationships and your life. Suddenly, irrational behavior becomes understandable and a world of new choices opens up.

If you'd like to learn more or receive individualized support in understanding and working with your attachment style (also known as your attachment adaptation), please reach out.

Thanks to Inner Ocean Center for Healing for hosting me as a guest blogger. Our attachment styles determine so much about our lives and relationships—learn more below.

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Emma Sartwell, MDiv, CYT | Emma holds a Master of Divinity from Naropa University and is a registered psychotherapist. She combines Somatic Experiencing, parts work, shamanic principles, and mindfulness into her sessions, which focus on nervous system regulation, trauma integration, attachment patterning, inner critics and inner children, and ancestral healing. Her deepest joy is helping people feel more integrated, authentic, and connected.