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Turning the Tide: The Psychoanalytic Approach of the Fitzjohn's Unit to Patients with Complex Needs

Turning the Tide: The Psychoanalytic Approach of the Fitzjohn's Unit to Patients with Complex Needs

Edited by Rael Meyerowitz, David Bell

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Since it was founded in 1920, the Tavistock Clinic has developed a wide range of developmental approaches to mental health which have been strongly influenced by the ideas of psychoanalysis. It has... (more)

Melanie Klein Revisited: Pioneer and Revolutionary in the Psychoanalysis of Young Children

Melanie Klein Revisited: Pioneer and Revolutionary in the Psychoanalysis of Young Children

by Susan Sherwin-White

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While much writing has been devoted, predominantly by contemporary Kleinian adult psychoanalysts, to the Kleinian and post Kleinian development of Klein’s work, comparatively little has recently been... (more)

Lacanian Psychoanalysis with Babies, Children, and Adolescents: Further Notes on the Child

Lacanian Psychoanalysis with Babies, Children, and Adolescents: Further Notes on the Child

Edited by Carol Owens, Stephanie Farrelly Quinn

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Lacan did not say or write very much about the psychoanalysis of children. There is no doctrine of the psychoanalysis of children in his work. Instead, his 1956-1957 seminar on ‘the object relation’... (more)

Learning About Human Nature and Analytic Technique from Mothers and Babies

Learning About Human Nature and Analytic Technique from Mothers and Babies

by Nara Amalia Caron, Rita Sobreira Lopes

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We have much to learn from mothers and babies, not just about early life psychic phenomena that are active in us, but also about the analytic technique, when the internal setting becomes more... (more)

The Collected Works of Melanie Klein

The Collected Works of Melanie Klein

by Melanie Klein

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A cloth-bound four-volume set including Melanie Klein's best-known works.

This is a facsimile edition of the 1975 Hogarth Press four-volume set with a limited print-run of 300.

Volume I -... (more)

Short-term Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy for Adolescents with Depression: A Treatment Manual

Short-term Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy for Adolescents with Depression: A Treatment Manual

Edited by Jocelyn Catty

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Short-term Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy (STPP) is a manualised, time-limited model of psychoanalytic psychotherapy comprising twenty-eight weekly sessions for the adolescent patient and seven... (more)

Psychodynamic Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy: Theories and Methods

Psychodynamic Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy: Theories and Methods

by Liselotte Grunbaum, Karen Vibeke Mortensen

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This book is both a textbook and book of reference for all child and adolescent psychotherapists. It addresses both novices, who need to learn the theories and methods of the work, and also... (more)

Engaging Infants: Embodied Communication in Short-Term Infant-Parent Therapy

Engaging Infants: Embodied Communication in Short-Term Infant-Parent Therapy

by Frances Thomson-Salo

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The book begins by describing, within a psychodynamic approach, some traits an infant may bring to an intervention, followed by descriptions of interventions in several specialised perinatal... (more)

The Maturational Processes and the Facilitating Environment: Studies in the Theory of Emotional Development

The Maturational Processes and the Facilitating Environment: Studies in the Theory of Emotional Development

by Donald W. Winnicott

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The collection of papers that forms The Maturational Processes and the Facilitating Environment brings together Dr. Winnicott's published and unpublished papers on psychoanalysis and child... (more)

Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy

Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy

by Peter Blake

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In this book, Peter Blake articulates his clinical practice of child and adolescent psychotherapy. A clear conceptual framework and historical context is provided for the work. The book is then... (more)

What Can the Matter Be?: Therapeutic Interventions with Parents, Infants and Young Children

What Can the Matter Be?: Therapeutic Interventions with Parents, Infants and Young Children

Edited by Louise Emanuel, Elizabeth Bradley

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This volume is the result of over twenty years of therapeutic interventions with families within the Tavistock Clinic's Under Fives Service. It describes in detail the process of understanding young... (more)

The Mentalization Guidebook

The Mentalization Guidebook

by Janne Oestergaard Hagelquist

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The Mentalization Guidebook is a tool for professionals working with traumatisted and neglected people who want to use mentalization in their work. The intention of the book is to show the best... (more)

The Interpersonal World of the Infant: A View from Psychoanalysis and Developmental Psychology

The Interpersonal World of the Infant: A View from Psychoanalysis and Developmental Psychology

by Daniel N. Stern

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The ground-breaking book which attempts to bridge the gap between the psychoanalytic and cognitive psychological theories of child development. (more)

The Essentials of Counselling and Psychotherapy in Primary Schools

The Essentials of Counselling and Psychotherapy in Primary Schools

by Gary Winship, Shelley G. MacDonald

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The book is targeted at all practitioners in the helping and enabling professions working with children and young people, and is essential reading for anyone undertaking training where elements of... (more)

The Ego and the Mechanisms of Defence

The Ego and the Mechanisms of Defence

by Anna Freud

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When The Ego and the Mechanisms of Defense was first published in German in 1936 it was at once recognized as a major contribution to psychoanalytic psychology, and its translation into English... (more)

Handbook of Narrative Psychotherapy for Children, Adults, and Families: Theory and Practice

Handbook of Narrative Psychotherapy for Children, Adults, and Families: Theory and Practice

by Jan Olthof

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The Handbook Narrative Psychotherapy for Children, Adults and Families combines philosophical, scientific and theoretical insights in the field of narrative psychotherapy and links them to sources of... (more)

The Early Years of Life: Psychoanalytical Development Theory According to Freud, Klein, and Bion

The Early Years of Life: Psychoanalytical Development Theory According to Freud, Klein, and Bion

by Gertraud Diem-Wille

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'This book provides a powerfully argued and beautifully constructed account of the early development of the child in the family context from a psychoanalytic perspective. It draws particularly on the... (more)

Autistic Barriers in Neurotic Patients

Autistic Barriers in Neurotic Patients

by Frances Tustin

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Latency: The Golden Age of Childhood

Latency: The Golden Age of Childhood

by Gertraud Diem-Wille

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This book concerns the child’s emotional and cognitive development during the period of latency. It constitutes a bridge between the first stormy years of child development and adolescence. The... (more)

The Twin Enigma: An Exploration of Our Enduring Fascination with Twins

The Twin Enigma: An Exploration of Our Enduring Fascination with Twins

by Vivienne Lewin

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The book offers a unique in-depth understanding of the twin relationship, and the way in which twin development is affected by our attitudes to twins and our enduring fascination with them. It... (more)

Counselling Children and Young People in Private Practice: A Practical Guide

Counselling Children and Young People in Private Practice: A Practical Guide

by Rebecca Kirkbride

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With statutory CAMHS services often heavily oversubscribed, and school and college services mainly offering brief therapeutic interventions, parents are increasingly turning to private practitioners... (more)

Work Discussion: Learning from Reflective Practice in Work with Children and Families

Work Discussion: Learning from Reflective Practice in Work with Children and Families

Edited by Margaret Rustin, Jonathan Bradley

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'Work Discussion brings together a combination of close observation of, and personal and interpersonal responses to, the minutiae of the work setting and its dynamics, both internal and external.... (more)

Surviving Space: Papers on Infant Observation

Surviving Space: Papers on Infant Observation

Edited by Andrew Briggs

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Surviving Space is a collection of papers on infant observation and related issues by contemporary experts in the field, commemorating the centenary of Esther Bick and the unique contribution she has... (more)

Mother, Madonna, Whore: The Idealization and Denigration of Motherhood

Mother, Madonna, Whore: The Idealization and Denigration of Motherhood

by Estela V. Welldon

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To Freud, female sexuality remained something of a mystery: a riddle and a dark continent. He urged his female colleagues to enlighten him. Many have since done so - and this book is a most vivid and... (more)

Siblings in the Unconscious and Psychopathology: Womb Fantasies, Claustrophobias, Fear of Pregnancy, Murderous Rage, Animal Symbolism, Christmas and Easter

Siblings in the Unconscious and Psychopathology: Womb Fantasies, Claustrophobias, Fear of Pregnancy, Murderous Rage, Animal Symbolism, Christmas and Easter "Neuroses", and Twinnings or Identifications with Sisters and Brothers

by Vamik D. Volkan, Gabriele Ast

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This book examines adults’ identifications and internal relationships with their siblings’ mental representations. The authors believe that the best way to illustrate clinical formulations and... (more)

Young Child Observation: A Development in the Theory and Method of Infant Observation

Young Child Observation: A Development in the Theory and Method of Infant Observation

Edited by Simonetta M.G. Adamo, Margaret Rustin

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Observing young children at play is an everyday and often fascinating and pleasurable experience for many of us. It also has a great pedigree in the development of psychoanalysis from Freud’s... (more)

The Educational Role of the Family: A Psychoanalytical Model

The Educational Role of the Family: A Psychoanalytical Model

by Donald Meltzer, Martha Harris

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This tract was commissioned from Donald Meltzer and Martha Harris in 1976 by the Organisation for Economic and Cultural Development as part of a project to develop policies and programmes that would... (more)

The Silent Child: Communication without Words

The Silent Child: Communication without Words

Edited by Jeanne Magagna

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The Silent Child: Communication without Words describes a way of understanding and communicating with children who are not speaking, but rather using their bodies and somatic symptoms to express... (more)

Assessment in Child Psychotherapy

Assessment in Child Psychotherapy

Edited by Margaret Rustin, Emanuela Quagliata

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This book describes an approach to children and young people who might be helped by child psychotherapy. Attention is paid to factors within the child's personality, to strengths and impediments in... (more)

Psychoanalysis and Developmental Therapy

Psychoanalysis and Developmental Therapy

Edited by Anne Hurry

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Many books have recently appeared on a variety of psychoanalytic topics, but relatively few have dealt specifically with problems of technique and with the theory that informs those techniques. It is... (more)

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