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The Earliest Relationship: Parents, Infants and the Drama of Early Attachment

The Earliest Relationship: Parents, Infants and the Drama of Early Attachment

by T. Berry Brazelton, Bertrand G. Cramer

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T. Berry Brazelton, world renowned pediatrician and expert on infant development, and Bertrand Cramer, pioneer in mother-infant psychotherapy, have combined their lifetimes of research and practice... (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)

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)

Esther Bick's Collected Papers

Esther Bick's Collected Papers

by Esther Bick

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Six Children: The Spectrum of Child Psychopathology and its Treatment

Six Children: The Spectrum of Child Psychopathology and its Treatment

by Ann G. Smolen

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Theoretically anchored and historically informed, Six Children is a book about the nuances of child psychoanalysis as these unfold in the encounter with different forms of early life anguish.... (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)

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)

The Late Teenage Years: From Seventeen to Adulthood

The Late Teenage Years: From Seventeen to Adulthood

by Luis Rodriguez De La Sierra, Joan Schachter

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The problems which the individual has to deal with in adolescence are qualitatively different from those of childhood; they are related in particular to the adolescent's reaction/responses to the... (more)

Looking and Listening: Work from the São Paulo Mother-Baby Relationship Study Centre with a Supervision Seminar by Esther Bick

Looking and Listening: Work from the São Paulo Mother-Baby Relationship Study Centre with a Supervision Seminar by Esther Bick

Edited by Marisa Pelella Melega, Mariângela Mendes de Almeida

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‘Marisa Pelella Melega came to Rome in 1988 to celebrate the foundation of the first Centro Studi Martha Harris, and to establish a link between the Centro Studi and her initiative in São Paulo. The... (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)

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)

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)

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)

Developmental Science and Psychoanalysis: Integration and Innovation

Developmental Science and Psychoanalysis: Integration and Innovation

Edited by Linda Mayes, Peter Fonagy

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As a discipline, psychoanalysis began at the interface of mind and brain and has always been about those most basic questions of biology and psychology: loving, hating, what brings us together as... (more)

Infant Observation at the Heart of Training

Infant Observation at the Heart of Training

by Janine Sternberg

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The study of infant observation is widely used as part of training to become a psychoanalytic psychotherapist; the skills learned through infant observation can be widely applied to practicing... (more)

Anna Freud, Melanie Klein, and the Psychoanalysis of Children and Adolescents

Anna Freud, Melanie Klein, and the Psychoanalysis of Children and Adolescents

by Alex Holder

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The central theme of this book is concerned with the controversies on technique between Anna Freud and Melanie Klein in the 1920s and 1930s, and with a clear differentiation between child analysis... (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)

The Learning Relationship: Psychoanalytic Thinking in Education

The Learning Relationship: Psychoanalytic Thinking in Education

by Biddy Youell

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This book offers a psychoanalytic perspective on learning and teaching and on many of the issues which preoccupy those who work in educational institutions. It looks at the origins of learning in... (more)

Creating New Families: Therapeutic Approaches to Fostering, Adoption and Kinship Care

Creating New Families: Therapeutic Approaches to Fostering, Adoption and Kinship Care

Edited by Jenny Kenrick, Lorraine Tollemache

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Creating New Families is intended to reflect the practice of the specialist, multi-disciplinary Fostering and Adoption team in the Child and Family Department of the Tavistock Clinic. The team is... (more)

The Legacy of Winnicott: Essays on Infant and Child Mental Health

The Legacy of Winnicott: Essays on Infant and Child Mental Health

Edited by Brett Kahr

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Autism and Childhood Psychosis

Autism and Childhood Psychosis

by Frances Tustin

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This is Frances Tustin's first book and the original statement of her views on autistic states of mind and the genesis of varieties of childhood psychosis. In it, she tackles problems of diagnosis as... (more)

Psychotic States in Children

Psychotic States in Children

Edited by Margaret Rustin, Maria Rhode

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Developments in the understanding and psychotherapeutic treatment of children and adolescents suffering from psychotic levels of disturbance are dealt with in this work, from the Tavistock Clinic... (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)

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)

Backwards in Time: A Study in Infant Observation by the Method of Esther Bick

Backwards in Time: A Study in Infant Observation by the Method of Esther Bick

by Alessandra Piontelli

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This compact classic describes Alessandra Piontelli's experience of observing two babies over several years. These children came from diverse social, economic and familial backgrounds but a number of... (more)

Asperger's Children: Psychodynamics, Aetiology, Diagnosis, and Treatment

Asperger's Children: Psychodynamics, Aetiology, Diagnosis, and Treatment

by Robin Holloway

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The DSM-5 (2013) classifies all autism-related disorders, including Asperger’s, under the heading “autism spectrum disorder.” This book argues that this lumping together is unhelpful for clinicians.... (more)

Towards Belonging: Negotiating New Relationships for Adopted Children and Those in Care

Towards Belonging: Negotiating New Relationships for Adopted Children and Those in Care

Edited by Andrew Briggs

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This book includes contributions from a wide range of interested observers and practitioners in the field of children in care and adoption, focusing on a core aspect of their emotional well-being and... (more)

Handbook of Working with Children, Trauma, and Resilience: An Intercultural Psychoanalytic View

Handbook of Working with Children, Trauma, and Resilience: An Intercultural Psychoanalytic View

by Aida Alayarian

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This book is a psychoanalytic discussion of the effects of trauma and torture on children, with a specific focus on how professionals can use an approach focused on resiliency rather than... (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)

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