The McCluskey Model ~ For Exploring the Dynamics of Attachment in Adult Life

Experiential Courses – Understanding the Self through Exploring the Dynamics of Attachment in Adult Life

Experiential Courses are now a face-to-face format and taking place in York over 3 days. To register your interest, please email

2023 Conference – 4th to 7th October
The Conference brought together 49 people from the Association and beyond.  The group shared a rich and companiable 4-day experience at St Bede’s Pastoral Centre on Blossom Street in York.     The next Conference will take place in 2025.  Interest has been shown to returning to a 5-day format, offering a free afternoon midway through the Conference to explore the surroundings.  Dates have tentatively been suggested of the 1st to the 5th September 2025

Two year training programme – Using TABEIS and GCEA as a guide for working as an exploratory Psychotherapist.

Membership of the two-year training programme is by invitation only.

A seventh cohort of practitioners, who are based in Slovakia, began in June 2023.  The training is being facilitated by Una McCluskey and Nicola Neath.

A further cohort is planned to start in September 2024.  A Readiness for Training application form will be shared in due course with those who have an expressed an interest and who have met the criteria required for training.

Participation in the  training programme will usually require completion of at least two experiential courses and one biennial Conference.  If you are interested in training in the McCluskey Model, please get in touch.

The research programme is based on data already collected. It was set up by Dr Dorothy Heard and Dr Una McCluskey and is continuing under the guidance of Una McCluskey, following the death of Dorothy Heard in January 2015.

Workshops and day events
For a list of previous workshops, conferences and day events, click here.

Exploring The Dynamics of Attachment in Adult Life™  is the Trade Mark of Una McCluskey