1. Introduction / Steve Farnfield and Paul Holmes 2. Attachment theory and its uses in child psychotherapy / Graham Music 3. Where the child is the concern : working psychotherapeutically with parents / Jeremy Holmes 4. The marriage of attachment theory and systemic family therapy practice : an invitation to join the wedding party / Chip Chimera 5. Attachment-based interventions : sensitive parenting is the key to positive parent-child relationships / Femmie Juffer, Marian J. Bakermans-Kranenburg and Marinus H. van Ijzendoorn 6. Attachment-focused therapeutic interventions / Daniel Hughes 7. Clinical implications of attachment in immigrant communities / Elaine Arnold 8. Attachment : a British lawyer's perspective / Mary Ann Harris 9. The applications of attachment theory in the field of adoption and fostering / Jeanne Kaniuk 10. Attachment and social work / David Howe.