Dr Adah Sachs
Dr. Adah Sachs (London, UK) is an attachment-based psychoanalytic psychotherapist and a member and training supervisor of the Bowlby Centre.
She had worked for decades as consultant psychotherapist with adults and adolescents in psychiatric care and at the Clinic for Dissociative Studies. She currently heads the NHS psychotherapy service for the London Borough of Redbridge, acts as an expert witness to the court and serves on the board of directors of the International Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation (ISSTD).
Sachs’s main theoretical contribution is outlining several sub-categories of disorganized attachment and linking them with elements of childhood trauma and with trauma-based mental disorders, including two presentations of DID.
Adah Sachs lectures and consults worldwide on attachment, trauma and dissociation, and is the author of over a hundred and fifty training days, conference papers, journal articles, book chapters and two co-edited books: Forensic Aspects of Dissociative Identity Disorder (Sachs and Galton, Karnac, 2008), and The Abused and the Abuser: Victim-perpetrator dynamics (in print). She is a fellow of the ISSTD.