Dr. Susan Goldberg was an internationally recognized researcher in the area of attachment. Over the course of her long career at The Hospital for Sick Children, she published numerous articles and books in this field. In 2005, she was the recipient of the prestigious Bowlby-Ainsworth Award, given by the New York Consortium and the Center for Mental Health Promotion to recognize founders and singular contributors to the Bowlby-Ainsworth tradition of attachment theory. She was cited for advancing attachment study and children’s health and as a generous mentor to colleagues and students alike.
Dr. Goldberg died on June 14, 2005.
Dr. Susan Goldberg provided a great deal of information in the area of Attachment Parenting. This was her passion and her gift to the future of our children. She studied, wrote, researched and published many of her findings. It is because of Dr. Goldberg that many parents are now better able to understand the importance of attachment parenting and how it positively affects our children. Many myths are surrounding the concept of Attachment Parenting but just as much of those myths have been cleared for better understanding.
As Dr. Goldberg continued to research this topic she was able to help parents and the world to understand just how important attachment parenting can be for parents and how valuable it can be to child development. Her research has discovered that children need the safety and security of parents in order to be better adults. It is no wonder that children might become great adults, parents and member of their community if only the child had a great attached parent. It may seem that the closeness of the parent– child relationship can be capable of producing a better adult.
To read more information about the research of Dr. Susan Goldberg, please visit www.aboutkidshealth.ca for more information. A great deal of her research is found there. It might a difference in a child’s development.