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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 Baby as Subject: Clinical Studies in Infant-Parent Therapy

The Baby as Subject: Clinical Studies in Infant-Parent Therapy

Edited by Campbell Paul, Frances Thomson-Salo

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This book is a collection of papers by clinicians united in their conviction about the importance of directly engaging and interacting with the baby in the presence of the parents whenever possible.... (more)

Adolescence: Talks and Papers by Donald Meltzer and Martha Harris

Adolescence: Talks and Papers by Donald Meltzer and Martha Harris

by Donald Meltzer, Martha Harris

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This volume contains a representative selection of talks and writings by Martha Harris and Donald Meltzer on the key developmental phase of adolescence, from their teachings both separately and... (more)

The Tavistock Model: Papers on Child Development and Psychoanalytic Training

The Tavistock Model: Papers on Child Development and Psychoanalytic Training

by Martha Harris, Esther Bick

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This is one of a new two volume edition of Collected Papers of Martha Harris and Esther Bick, which includes some papers not published in the first edition. The companion volume, Adolescence, by... (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)

Work with Parents: Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy with Children and Adolescents

Work with Parents: Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy with Children and Adolescents

Edited by John Tsiantis, Siv Boalt Boethious

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Drawing on the rich range and depth of the clinical experience of the contributors, this welcome volume will be a valuable tool for clinicians and trainees. The authors share a powerful commitment to... (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)

Surviving the Early Years: The Importance of Early Intervention with Babies at Risk

Surviving the Early Years: The Importance of Early Intervention with Babies at Risk

Edited by Stella Acquarone

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This book is about the hope underlying the ability to survive the early years. Coleridge’s The Rime of the Ancient Mariner is both metaphor and framework of the despair and hopelessness that some... (more)

The Creation of the Self and Language: Primitive Sensory Relations of the Child with the Outside World (+ DVD)

The Creation of the Self and Language: Primitive Sensory Relations of the Child with the Outside World (+ DVD)

by David Rosenfeld

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'This book, with its accompanying DVD, "NOW I AM A REAL KID" has made it possible for us to witness what David Rosenfeld’s treatment of Benjamin, a young boy with a diagnosis of autism, was actually... (more)

The Anna Freud Tradition: Lines of Development - Evolution of Theory and Practice over the Decades

The Anna Freud Tradition: Lines of Development - Evolution of Theory and Practice over the Decades

Edited by Norka T. Malberg, Joan Raphael-Leff

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This volume honours Anna Freud’s work and legacy by providing a detailed summary of the Psychoanalytic Developmental Tradition and illustrations of its contributions to the field of Child... (more)

Adolescence and Developmental Breakdown: A Psychoanalytic View

Adolescence and Developmental Breakdown: A Psychoanalytic View

by Moses Laufer, M. Egle Laufer

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In this book, Moses and Egle Laufer contend that severely disturbed adolescents can be assessed and treated psychoanalytically, that their illness differs from comparable illnesses in older patients,... (more)

Esther Bick's Collected Papers

Esther Bick's Collected Papers

by Esther Bick

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The Language of Distress: Understanding a Child's Behaviour

The Language of Distress: Understanding a Child's Behaviour

by A.H. Brafman

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This book describes a series of cases where the child’s presenting complaint is seen to be the expression of an underlying emotional conflict that the child expects the parents to understand and help... (more)

Changing Destinies: The Re-Start Infant Family Programme for Early Autistic Behaviours

Changing Destinies: The Re-Start Infant Family Programme for Early Autistic Behaviours

by Stella Acquarone, Isabel Jimenez Acquarone

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The term ‘pre-autism’ is becoming more widespread as a result of growing awareness of the importance of a child’s first three years of life in diagnosing behaviours which, if untreated, can develop... (more)

The Twin in the Transference

The Twin in the Transference

by Vivienne Lewin

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Second Revised Edition

The universal phantasy of having a twin originates in our earliest relational experiences. This book is about twins and twinning processes. The existence of an actual... (more)

Premature Birth: The Baby, the Doctor and the Psychoanalyst

Premature Birth: The Baby, the Doctor and the Psychoanalyst

by Catherine Vanier

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If advances in medical technology now allow babies to be born earlier and survive premature birth, what of the psychical impact of this emergence into the world? What consequences can premature birth... (more)

The Klein-Winnicott Dialectic: Transformative New Metapsychology and Interactive Clinical Theory

The Klein-Winnicott Dialectic: Transformative New Metapsychology and Interactive Clinical Theory

by Susan Kavaler-Adler

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The Klein–Winnicott Dialectic: Transformative New Metapsychology and Interactive Clinical Theory brings together the theories of Melanie Klein and Donald W. Winnicott, two giants and geniuses of the... (more)

Waiting To Be Found: Papers on Children in Care

Waiting To Be Found: Papers on Children in Care

Edited by Andrew Briggs

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This book is about children in State care and its title – Waiting to be Found – is derived from an observation about such children by the child psychotherapist Hamish Canham.

In one of his... (more)

Manual for Short-term Psychoanalytic Child Therapy (PaCT)

Manual for Short-term Psychoanalytic Child Therapy (PaCT)

by Tanja Gottken, Kai von Klitzing

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Manualisation of psychodynamic psychotherapy poses a formidable challenge, but may prove indispensable in the effort to disseminate short-term psychodynamic treatments to a wider patient community.... (more)

Child Analysis Today

Child Analysis Today

Edited by Luis Rodriguez De La Sierra

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Although there have been many other important contributions to the field of child and adolescent analysis, the major differences in theory and approach still bear the hallmarks of three of the most... (more)

Spilt Milk: Perinatal Loss and Breakdown

Spilt Milk: Perinatal Loss and Breakdown

Edited by Joan Raphael-Leff

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A collection of lectures by eminent members of the British Psycho-analytical Society. Includes papers on the experience of having a baby, pregnancy and the internal world, pregnancy after stillbirth... (more)

Therapeutic Consultations in Child Psychiatry

Therapeutic Consultations in Child Psychiatry

by Donald W. Winnicott

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Over a period of several decades, D.W. Winnicott evolved a personal way of relating to and communicating with children, offering them a live professional setting in which to discover themselves. He... (more)

Therapy with Infants: Treating a Traumatised Child

Therapy with Infants: Treating a Traumatised Child

by Inger Thormann, Inger Poulsen

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When a child without a fully developed language experiences physical and psychological stress that exceeds the child’s capacity to cope, the experience can leave lasting marks, unless the child... (more)

Through Windows of Opportunity: A Neuroaffective Approach to Child Psychotherapy

Through Windows of Opportunity: A Neuroaffective Approach to Child Psychotherapy

by Marianne Bentzen, Susan Hart

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Research has shown that nonspecific factors such as relationship and personality have a stronger correlation to outcome than method. The basic argument of Through Windows of Opportunity is that... (more)

Being Taken In: The Framing Relationship

Being Taken In: The Framing Relationship

by Sarah Sutton

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Why is love not enough for children whose early lives have been disturbing? What makes it so hard for such children to make the most of new relationships? How can we help children whose minds are... (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)

Bringing Up Baby: The Psychoanalytic Infant Comes of Age

Bringing Up Baby: The Psychoanalytic Infant Comes of Age

by Dianna T. Kenny

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This is an important text that synthesises diverse literatures and theories on infant development into a coherent framework that illuminates the essence of infancy for all those who have infants,... (more)

The Language of Drawings: A New Finding in Psychodynamic Work

The Language of Drawings: A New Finding in Psychodynamic Work

by A.H. Brafman

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If a person is struggling with feeling that involve pain or anxiety, then we find a complex network of difficulties affecting that person’s capacity to express what torments him. Whatever the... (more)

Psychoanalysis and Paediatrics: Key Psychoanalytic Concepts with Sixteen Clinical Observations of Children

Psychoanalysis and Paediatrics: Key Psychoanalytic Concepts with Sixteen Clinical Observations of Children

by Francoise Dolto

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This book is Françoise Dolto’s 1939 medical thesis and is dedicated to medical practitioners, paediatricians, and parents without prior knowledge of psychoanalysis. Françoise Dolto’s aim was to... (more)

The 5 to 10 Year-Old Child

The 5 to 10 Year-Old Child

by A.H. Brafman

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The fifth birthday represents an important landmark in a child's development. He is now ready to start full-time primary school, and we no longer speak of a baby or a little child; instead, we refer... (more)

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