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Three Pillars and Ideal Parent Figure (IPF) Therapy

A Deep Exploration of Integrative Attachment Therapy (IAT)

“As a trauma specialist often working in the areas of CPTSD and attachment traumas, I was thrilled to find Dr. Zack as both a therapist and trainer in the Three Pillars therapy and the Ideal Parent Figure IPF protocol. Zack offers detailed and knowledgeable discussion of attachment theory, screening methods and the skillful delivery of the IPF protocol. His teachings are clear and delivered in a grounded and present manner. I highly recommend him as a therapist, supervisor and trainer.”
Coral Franchi

Dr. Zack Bein, the Founder of The Adult Attachment Program, will be continuing his Case Consultation Series in Three Pillars Therapy and Ideal Parent Figure (IPF) imagery! This class is in response to the numerous calls for further investigation and training into the Three Pillar Model for healing attachment disturbances in adults; famously introduced in the Dan Brown and David Elliott text, “Healing Attachment Disturbances in Adults.”  This group will be open to anyone that is either actively working with clients or patients with the three pillars model and IPF, or that hopes to begin to do so.  This group will be done in a series of 8 sessions, each costing $85 and lasting 120 minutes in length. The fee for all 8 sessions in the series will be collected prior to the group commencing.  If you need to set up a payment program in installments, just let us know and we can arrange that as well.  The group will consist of 30 or so minutes of didactic presentation on a three pillars topic, followed by case presentations, consultation, and supervision.  It is common for people to have to miss at least 1 group, so each session is fully recorded for those that have to miss a week.  This group is ideal for clinicians (social workers, MFTs, coaches, psychologists, psychiatrists, interns) who already have some experience with the 3 Pillars model and wish to refine their knowledge and skill with the most up-to-date information including the move to the term, Integrative Attachment Therapy (IAT) 

Email  z.bein@theadultattachmentprogram.com or
admin@theadultattachmentprogram.com to inquire about registering for this group.  You could also just fill out the form below and we can schedule a time to discuss if the group is a good match for you.


-You have some baseline clinical training in Attachment Theory and/or Adult Attachment, and either currently do or intend to start doing Integrative Attachment Therapy (IAT) training 


-You’ve taken our Level I and Level II Self-Paced Training and passed the online assessment.  You can register for these online courses at our new training website

NEW Schedule


  • 1

    Saturday, Junuary 20, 2024

    11:30 AM – 1:30 PM PST

  • 2

    Saturday, February 3, 2024

    11:30 AM – 1:30 PM PST

  • 3

    Saturday, February 17, 2024

    11:30 AM – 1:30 PM PST

  • 4

    Saturday, March 2, 2024

    11:30 AM – 1:30 PM PST

  • 5

    Saturday, March 16, 2024

    11:30 AM – 1:30 PM PST

  • 6

    Saturday, March 30, 2024

    11:30 AM – 1:30 PM PST

  • 7

    Saturday, April 13, 2024

    11:30 AM – 1:30 PM PST

  • 8

    Saturday, April 27, 2024

    11:30 AM – 1:30 PM PST

Dr. Zack Bein

Zack began his journey through Adult Attachment Theory after her graduated from his doctoral program in Psychology.  He was exposed to Dan Brown, PhD, the co-creator of the treatment, and began to study closely with Dan for several years.  He was a staple in Dan’s “Masterclass” for years before Dan sadly passed.  Subsequent to that, Zack began to work closely with Harvard Psychologist David Elliott, Ph.D.  Zack has been involved in a consultation and supervision group with David for the past 2 years.  Additionally, he designed a Level I Intro to Adult Attachment Theory which, as of today, 176 students have taken and completed.  He presents regularly to treatment centers, inpatients, and training facilities on the Three Pillar model of healing attachment disturbances in adults.  Dr. Zack has done thousands of hours of attachment healing work.  Zack is also the sole author of an upcoming chapter in “Clinical Applications of the Adult Attachment Interview (AAI)” where he details how to use the findings of the patient’s AAI to directly inform the 3 pillar work.  

Application for 3 Pillars and IPF Masterclass
Please fill out this application and submit it along with your registration fee or first planned payment.

What interests you about the group?*



Do you have experience working with clients/patients in this modality? What is it?*



Have you taken any other trainings on IPF from non-clinicians?*



What is your email address so we may contact you?*




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