Yael Shmueli-Goetz, Senior Research Fellow
Yael is a Senior Research Fellow at the Anna Freud Centre and a PhD supervisor at the Psychoanalysis Unit, Research Department of Clinical, Educational and Health Psychology, UCL. Yael devised the Child Attachment Interview (CAI) with colleagues at UCL and she continues to validate and refine the instrument. As well as offering training in the administration and coding of the CAI, Yael consults to research projects and clinical services on the application of the CAI and the interpretation of its findings.
Yael’s broad interests are in the area of developmental research with a particular interest in the study of attachment relationship and the use of narratives as a window into children’s experiences and perceptions.
Shmueli-Goetz, Y., M. Target, et al. (2008). "The Child Attachment Interview: a psychometric study of reliability and discriminant validity." Developmental psychology 44(4): 939.
Shmueli-Goetz, Y. (2014). "The Child Attachment Interview (CAI)." The Routledge Handbook of Attachment: Assessment: 119.
Fearon, P., Y. Shmueli‐Goetz, et al. (2014). "Genetic and environmental influences on adolescent attachment." Journal of child psychology and psychiatry 55(9): 1033-1041.
For a full list of publications, click here.