In adults, attachment is evaluated in terms of relationship styles (secure, dismissing-avoidant, preoccupied, and fearful-avoidant).
Wednesday, March 24, 2010
Bird's Nest Drawing (BND)
The BND is a projective assessment created to evaluate the attachment security of the participant.
In children, attachment is evaluated in terms of classifications (secure, insecure avoidant, insecure ambivalent, and insecure disorganized)
- 8 1/2 x 11 white paper
-10 standard color markers
The administrator instructs the participant to:
1) "Draw a bird's nest."
2) "Write a story about the drawing that includes a beginning, middle, and end."
There is no time limit or specific age range.