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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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

The Story of Infant Development

The Story of Infant Development

by Romana Negri, Martha Harris

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This book brings together the closely observed development of Simone (from birth to three) and the perceptive comments of Martha (or Mattie) Harris, who was such an influential figure in the... (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)

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)

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)

Child-Focused Practice: A Collaborative Systemic Approach

Child-Focused Practice: A Collaborative Systemic Approach

by Jim Wilson

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The author, with over twenty years of experience of working with children, writes refreshingly about the practical aspects of his work. He takes traditional and contemporary theories and explains... (more)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

The Newborn in the Intensive Care Unit: A Neuropsychoanalytic Prevention Model: Revised Edition

The Newborn in the Intensive Care Unit: A Neuropsychoanalytic Prevention Model: Revised Edition

by Romana Negri

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This book is all about the emotional experience of the baby who has not had enough of one type of life to be able to transfer its emotional allegiances to the new one. The approach to this problem,... (more)

Becoming Parents and Overcoming Obstacles: Understanding the Experience of Miscarriage, Premature Births, Infertility, and Postnatal Depression

Becoming Parents and Overcoming Obstacles: Understanding the Experience of Miscarriage, Premature Births, Infertility, and Postnatal Depression

Edited by Emanuela Quagliata

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There are many books that deal with pregnancy and maternity, and a large number of magazines and articles on paediatric nursing that examine these subjects from different points of view. This volume... (more)

Dream and Fantasy in Child Analysis

Dream and Fantasy in Child Analysis

Edited by Samy Teicher, Michael Gunter

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The contributions to this book, containing talks given at the Conference in Vienna on 'Dream and Fantasy in Child and Adolescent Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy', focus on the close connection... (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)

Give Sorrow Words: Working with a Dying Child: Third Edition

Give Sorrow Words: Working with a Dying Child: Third Edition

by Dorothy Judd

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Though there has been much written about dying and bereavement in recent years, the particular stress of terminal illness in childhood - as it affects both the families and the professionals - is... (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)

Enabling and Inspiring: A Tribute to Martha Harris

Enabling and Inspiring: A Tribute to Martha Harris

Edited by Meg Harris Williams, Maria Rhode

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Martha Harris (1919-1987) was one of the most influential and also one of the most loved psychoanalysts of the generation that trained with Melanie Klein. She also worked with Wilfred Bion, and wrote... (more)

The Nursery Age Child

The Nursery Age Child

by Jenny Davids

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This book aims to facilitate the understandings of nursery age children, that is, children around three, four and five years, and their parents. Children of these ages are particularly fascinating.... (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)

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