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We’re back with an all new season and our first guest is a psychiatrist! Dr Torben Bergland joins us for this episode as we ask all sorts of questions about Attachment Theory, its impacts on our romantic relationships, and also how it impacts our relationship with God. Besides studying the four attachment styles, we learn which types typically end up in relationships together, and the challenges that can present. We examine whether or not attachment styles are “problems” that need “fixing”, and if not, how best to manage them. 

Resources Mentioned

How We Love by Milan & Kay Yerkovich
Wired for Dating by Stan Tatkin
Wired for Love by Stan Tatkin
The Course of Love by Alain de Botton
The Body Keeps the Score by Bessel van der Kolk

Connect with Torben

Dr Torben Bergland is a psychiatrist and psychotherapist from Norway and he has a special interest in integrating relational, religious, and existential perspectives into his psychotherapy work. He now lives in the United States working for the Seventh-day Adventist Church where he serves as the associate director of the health ministries department with a focus on the area of mental health. In his time off work, he keeps his mind clear by getting outside. He enjoys running, cycling, and summiting mountaintops. He has climbed 9 mountains over 13,000ft including Mont Blanc, the second highest mountain in all of Europe. You can find him on Instagram @torbenbergland.

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