Sir Richard Bowlby to speak about fatherhood and its implications

Sir Richard Bowlby, the son of Sir John Bowlby, regarded as the father of attachment theory, will talk about fatherhood, the implications of what is known about fathers and how this impacts resources like daycare and early years centres.

Sir Richard BowlbyThe talk will take place Tuesday, Sept. 20, from 2 to 4pm, in the conference room at 519 York Research Tower, Keele campus.

Right: Sir Richard Bowlby

Richard Bowlby is not a clinical person, but for the last 20 years he has been addressing the issue of attachment and fatherhood, relating his own life experience as well as bringing some of his father’s experiences and findings.

Participants will hear his perspectives and have an opportunity to ask questions.

Seating is limited. Tickets cost $20 and may be purchased at the door or by mail to The Phoenix Centre, 130 Pembroke St. W., 2nd Floor, Pembroke, ON, K8A 5M8.

The event is sponsored by the LaMarsh Centre for Child & Youth Research, the Centre for Child Mental Health and The Phoenix Centre for Children & Families.

For more information, contact Charlene Chaput at