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Pregnancy: The Inside Story

Pregnancy: The Inside Story

by Joan Raphael-Leff

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Utilising her wealth of material and experience, Raphael-Leff explores various aspects of 'the inside story' of pregnancy. She answers such questions as: What meanings does childbearing have in the... (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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

The Enigma of Childhood: The Profound Impact of the First Years of Life on Adults as Couples and Parents

The Enigma of Childhood: The Profound Impact of the First Years of Life on Adults as Couples and Parents

by Ronnie Solan

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In this book Ronnie Solan traces the way that early psychic development from birth up to three years is reflected throughout our lifespan, including adulthood, couplehood and parenthood. The inner... (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)

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)

The Spontaneous Gesture: Selected Letters of D.W. Winnicott

The Spontaneous Gesture: Selected Letters of D.W. Winnicott

by Donald W. Winnicott, F. Robert Rodman

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This volume consists of the collected letters of D. W. Winnicott, a central figure in British psychoanalysis in the generation following Freud. Suspicious of dogma and deeply committed to the value... (more)

Siblings: Envy and Rivalry, Coexistence and Concern

Siblings: Envy and Rivalry, Coexistence and Concern

Edited by Katarzyna Skrzypek, Beata Maciejewska

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This book consists of selected texts presented at the EFPP Conference in Cracow, Poland, in October 2011. It is an attempt at finding the place of sibling relationships in psychoanalytic theory and... (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)

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)

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)

What is a Child?: Childhood, Psychoanalysis, and Discourse

What is a Child?: Childhood, Psychoanalysis, and Discourse

by Michael Gerard Plastow

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Childhood is defined in different preconceived manners by different discourses. Thus the categories defined by age such as infant, child, adolescent and so on, are to some extent arbitrary divisions... (more)

Sibling Relationships

Sibling Relationships

Edited by Prophecy Coles

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For this volume, Prophecy Coles has brought together a group of distinguished writers to explore a wide range of issues affecting sibling relationships. This exciting collection of papers addresses a... (more)

Exploring Eating Disorders in Adolescents: The Generosity of Acceptance

Exploring Eating Disorders in Adolescents: The Generosity of Acceptance

Edited by Gianna Williams, Paul Williams

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The number of people suffering from different eating disorders has grown dramatically within the last twenty years. These two volumes examine feeding difficulties and eating disorders in children and... (more)

Adolescence

Adolescence

Edited by Inge Wise

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'Adolescence - when we are no longer children and have not yet reached adulthood - is a time of much disturbance, change and potential for growth. The adolescent is confronted with a body that... (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)

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)

The Psychological Birth of the Human Infant: Symbiosis and Individuation

The Psychological Birth of the Human Infant: Symbiosis and Individuation

Edited by Margaret S. Mahler

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'The biological birth of the human infant and the psychological birth of the individual are not coincident in time. The former is a dramatic, observable, and well-circumscribed event; the latter a... (more)

Normality and Pathology in Childhood: Assessments of Development

Normality and Pathology in Childhood: Assessments of Development

by Anna Freud

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Anna Freud's book deals with a most neglected aspect of psychoanalysis - normality. Its chief concern is with the ordinary problems of upbringing which face all parents and the usual phenomena... (more)

Fostering Good Relationships: Partnership Work in Therapy with Looked After and Adopted Children

Fostering Good Relationships: Partnership Work in Therapy with Looked After and Adopted Children

by Miriam Richardson, Fiona Peacock

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This book explores the importance of effective multi-agency and multi-disciplinary partnership work for the mental health of children and young people in care and adoption. It takes an overall... (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 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 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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