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Sibling Matters: A Psychoanalytic, Developmental, and Systemic Approach

Sibling Matters: A Psychoanalytic, Developmental, and Systemic Approach

Edited by Debbie Hindle, Susan Sherwin-White

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This original book gives a timely exploration of the importance of sibling relationships from a multi-disciplinary perspective. It presents for the first time an account of the work on brothers and... (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)

Attachment Therapy with Adolescents and Adults: Theory and Practice Post Bowlby: Revised Edition

Attachment Therapy with Adolescents and Adults: Theory and Practice Post Bowlby: Revised Edition

by Dorothy Heard, Brian Lake

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This is a revised edition of an important title originally published in 2009. It is written primarily for psychotherapists and other practitioners and describes a new and effective form of dynamic... (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)

Facing It Out: Clinical Perspectives on Adolescent Disturbance

Facing It Out: Clinical Perspectives on Adolescent Disturbance

Edited by Robin Anderson, Anna Dartington

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Based on the wealth of experience gathered in the forty years of the life of the Adolescent Department at the Clinic, this covers a full range of clinical work with some of the most difficult areas... (more)

Autistic Barriers in Neurotic Patients

Autistic Barriers in Neurotic Patients

by Frances Tustin

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Children of Refugees: Torture, Human Rights, and Psychological Consequences

Children of Refugees: Torture, Human Rights, and Psychological Consequences

by Aida Alayarian

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There is a wide gap between the psychological needs of the children of refugees and the services provided. Refugees’ home countries, cultures, and social make-up are widely diversified, and their... (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 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 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)

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)

Mentalizing in Child Therapy: Guidelines for Clinical Practitioners

Mentalizing in Child Therapy: Guidelines for Clinical Practitioners

Edited by Annelies J.E. Verheugt-Pleiter, Jolien Zevalkink

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Mentalization-based child therapy, previously known as developmental therapy, is the latest branch on the psychoanalytic tree of knowledge. It comprises a number of techniques that address... (more)

Infantile Sexuality and Attachment

Infantile Sexuality and Attachment

Edited by Daniel Widlocher

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Freud wrote in 1905 that children’s sexual life, although dominated by the erogenous zones, also has components in which, from the beginning, other people appear as sexual objects. These people — the... (more)

The Importance of Sibling Relationships in Psychoanalysis

The Importance of Sibling Relationships in Psychoanalysis

by Prophecy Coles

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'Coles' book starts from the claim that traditionally psychoanalysis, in stressing the relations of conflict between children and parents, has tended to overlook and displace the co-operative... (more)

Childhood Psychosis: A Lacanian Perspective

Childhood Psychosis: A Lacanian Perspective

by Silvia Elena Tendlarz

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Childhood Psychosis is a well-structured and informative study that explores childhood psychosis and its different manifestations in depth, with special emphasis on the relation between psychosis and... (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)

The Motherhood Constellation: A Unified View of Parent-Infant Psychotherapy

The Motherhood Constellation: A Unified View of Parent-Infant Psychotherapy

by Daniel N. Stern

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The author addresses the field of infant mental health. He draws on his experience - in both the lab and the clinic - to present an integrated model of treatment for both infants and their... (more)

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)

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 Present for Your Nursery Age Child: Observing, Understanding, and Helping Children

Being Present for Your Nursery Age Child: Observing, Understanding, and Helping Children

Edited by Jeanne Magagna, Patrizia Pasquini

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This book represents an innovative project in which parents, teachers and other professionals work collaboratively to observe children, understand them at a deep emotional level through their play... (more)

Infant Observation: Creating Transformative Relationships

Infant Observation: Creating Transformative Relationships

Edited by Frances Thomson-Salo

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Seminal and representative papers have been chosen to illustrate the vital importance of infant observation in psychoanalytic training, tracing influences on the practice of infant observation and... (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 Winnicott Tradition: Lines of Development—Evolution of Theory and Practice over the Decades

The Winnicott Tradition: Lines of Development—Evolution of Theory and Practice over the Decades

Edited by Margaret Boyle Spelman, Frances Thomson-Salo

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This volume in a book series on psychoanalytic leaders, provides a geographically global sampler of writing stemming from Winnicott’s complex and paradoxical thinking.

In the first section, on... (more)

Love Bombing: Reset Your Child's Emotional Thermostat

Love Bombing: Reset Your Child's Emotional Thermostat

by Oliver James

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"Love Bombing" is a radical new method for resetting the emotional thermostats of troubled children and their parents, setting them on a much happier trajectory. It is simple to do, easily explained... (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)

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)

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)

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)

Therapy with Children: An Existential Perspective

Therapy with Children: An Existential Perspective

by Chris Scalzo

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This book explores the existential themes and challenges present in all therapeutic relationships when working with children. Existential ideas and concepts are a rapidly growing influence on the... (more)

Siblings in Development: A Psychoanalytic View

Siblings in Development: A Psychoanalytic View

Edited by Vivienne Lewin, Belinda Sharp

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Siblings play an integral and essential part in our psychic development. Traditionally in psychoanalytic thinking, sibling relationships are regarded as secondary in developmental importance to the... (more)

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