Grete Laine, is a certified Psychoanalyst, Parent-Child Attachment Consultant and a Circle of Security Facilitator. She has been in private practice with children, families, and adults since 1996, both in Australia and Connecticut. In particular with children, her work is grounded in an attachment informed relational approach with a focus on play therapy and developmental guidance.
Grete is a graduate from the Institute of Contemporary Psychotherapy in Sydney where she received an advanced diploma in Adult Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy and Infant Mental Health. As well as a graduate of The Training and Research Institute of Self Psychology in New York.
She has taught at the Westchester Center for the Study of Psychanalytic Psychotherapy. And, has written and presented on topics about self psychology, mother-infant bonds, attachment theory, adoption, and attachment in schools.
The areas of work which interest her are attachment, the development of the child and family as understood within a social and cultural context, adoption, reflective parenting and attachment in schools.
Grete is in private practice in Riverside, Connecticut.