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Attachment

Relationship and bond between people, particularly parent-child, family-friends, romantic partners. Attachment results in feelings of a secure base, a safe haven, emotional closeness, comfort and protection.  Separation can cause distress.

 

Attunement

Emotional and kinesthetic pairing with another or others – matching their rhythm, affect and experience. An attuned caregiver is available and responsive to the child’s wants and needs.  Attunement establishes a sense of security within the child and allows the child to self-regulate emotions and develop cognitive capabilities.

 

Dyad

Pair of two parts

 

Dyadic Attunement

Synchrony and empathy among the dyadic pair. 
Also called Co-Regulation