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Zeynep Biringen Journal Author Spotlight

Jan 21, 2016

Emotional Availability as a Framework for Understanding the Quality of Parent-Child Relationships

Professor Zeynep Biringen, Phd., discusses how caregiver-child relationships offer the first opportunity for a healthy start and the possibility for a secure attachment. Dr. Biringen also describes the three pillars of her work: emotional availability (EA), attachment, and mindfulness

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About Zeynep Biringen

Dr. Biringen is a professor at Colorado State University and the foremost researcher on EA in parent-child relationships. Her article, “Mindfulness, Emotional Availability, and Emotional Attachment: Three Pillars of Daily Practice,” was published in the November 2015 issue. Learn more about Dr. Biringen and EA at

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