‘All children have a psychological meaning to their parents, which if made overt helps make sense of the relationship between them. Exploration of this meaning is especially relevant where there has been a breakdown in the parent-child relationship resulting in rejection, neglect or abuse.’

– (Reder & Duncan 1995 p. 42)

‘All children have a psychological meaning to their parents, which if made overt helps make sense of the relationship between them.  Exploration of this meaning is especially relevant where there has been a breakdown in the parent-child relationship resulting in rejection, neglect or abuse.’

– (Reder & Duncan 1995 p. 42)

The Meaning of the Child Interview

Theory

How the MotC works & what it assesses

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Research

Research basis of the MotC

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Training

Learning to use the MotC

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Publications

MotC Bibliography and Testimonials

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The Meaning of the Child Interview (MotC) uses a parenting interview to illuminate the nature of parent-child relationships.  It is based on attachment theory but aims to assess both risk and resilience in specific parent-child relationships.

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