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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)

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)

Infant-Parent Psychotherapy: A Handbook

Infant-Parent Psychotherapy: A Handbook

by Stella Acquarone

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This is a comprehensive handbook, full of vital information on the theory and practice of infant-parent psychotherapy, that will revolutionise the treatment of babies. It is essential reading for all... (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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

Do You Read Me?: Learning Difficulties, Dyslexia and the Denial of Meaning

Do You Read Me?: Learning Difficulties, Dyslexia and the Denial of Meaning

by J.F. Miller

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A fascinating and compelling exploration of the learning process for parents, teachers, and anyone with an interest in education.

Reading and writing are fundamentally about the communication of... (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)

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)

Childhood Depression: A Place for Psychotherapy

Childhood Depression: A Place for Psychotherapy

Edited by Judith Trowell

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This title is based on the results of a project based at the Tavistock Clinic in London which set out to explore whether children and young people aged nine years to fifteen years suffering from... (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)

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)

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)

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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Untying the Knot: Working with Children and Parents

Untying the Knot: Working with Children and Parents

by A.H. Brafman

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Untying The Knot sets out to present a clinical approach to cases where the referred patient is a child or adolescent, but in which the parents are intimately involved in the therapeutic... (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)

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)

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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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 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)

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)

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