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Janne & Dr. Sheila Redfern teaching at the Anna Freud Centre

Janne Østergaard Hagelquist is looking very much forward to teaching with Dr. Sheila Redfern.

You can read more by following this link.


Classic experiment about the importance of early contact with the mother

F. Harlow’s classic experiment with rhesus monkeys dealing with the importance of early contact with the mother.


Podcast: Dan Siegel explains interpersonal neurobiology

In this podcast Dan Siegel tells about interpersonal neurobiology. What is a “mind” and what happens between minds?

Siegel explains why it is important to have relationships and what it takes to maintain rewarding relationships, such as mental presence and the importance of being able to repair a relationship rupture.

You can listen to the podcast by clicking on the link below.


Remember to look beyond behavior!

Remember to look beyond behavior! Merry Christmas to all our lovely followers.


Interview with Bruce Perry: Child development and trauma

A thought-provoking interview with Bruce Perry about child development and trauma.


Dr. Shiela Redfern explains mentalization with children in care

Dr. Sheila Redfern explains how to understand and work with children in care in a mentalizing way.


A classical experiment – Theory of Mind

A fascinating classical experiment that relate to the development of mentalization.


Center for Mentalization in Greenland

At Center for Mentalization we enjoy traveling the world and spreading knowledge about mentalization. Last week we had the pleasure of teaching at Sulisartut Højskoliat in Qaqortoq in Greenland.


Video: Peter Fonagy explains mentalization in parenthood

Do you need a brief introduction to the importance of mentalization?

In this video clip Peter Fonagy talks about mentalization in parenthood.


Using movie clips in mentalization-based treatment

When doing mentalization-based treatment, you can use small movie clips to talk with children about everyday life, and how to deal with personal conflicts and mentalization failures. Below is an example of such a movie clip.