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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)

A Big and a Little One is Gone: Crisis Therapy with a Two-year-old Boy

A Big and a Little One is Gone: Crisis Therapy with a Two-year-old Boy

by Elisabeth Cleve

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This is a story from inside the child psychologist's room. Victor, who is two and a half years old, has lost his mother and younger brother in a car accident. He is 'sunny and happy' and does not... (more)

Standing on their Own Feet: You and Your Younger Adolescent

Standing on their Own Feet: You and Your Younger Adolescent

by Judith Trowell

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Young children are cute and delightful or are having temper tantrums. Primary school children are eager and enthusiastic; gaining mastery of their world; defiant and difficult at times, but still... (more)

The Performance of Practice: Enhancing the Repertoire of Therapy with Children and Families

The Performance of Practice: Enhancing the Repertoire of Therapy with Children and Families

by Jim Wilson

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'This book is about how to maintain an aliveness to the possibilities in therapy and practice and how to challenge ideas of orthodoxy in theory and methodologies that can become stale or followed... (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)

You and Your Baby

You and Your Baby

by Frances Thomson-Salo

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This volume is to help parents understand what their baby is likely to be feeling in the first year. It describes how the baby's sense of self develops, with intentionality, empathy and recognition... (more)

The Family and the School: A Joint Systems Approach to Problems with Children: Second Edition

The Family and the School: A Joint Systems Approach to Problems with Children: Second Edition

Edited by Emilia Dowling, Elsie Osborne

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This reissued classic contains material specifically related to work with schools and reflects the major changes in society, in legislation and in the interaction between families and the education... (more)

Psychic Hooks and Bolts: Psychoanalytic Work with Children Under Five and their Families

Psychic Hooks and Bolts: Psychoanalytic Work with Children Under Five and their Families

by Maria Pozzi Monzo

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'In this book it is made plain that complex and powerful understanding can take place in brief work. The baby's development is carried forward, the family re-groups differently, and understanding... (more)

Sent Before My Time: A Child Psychotherapist's View of Life on a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

Sent Before My Time: A Child Psychotherapist's View of Life on a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

by Margaret Cohen

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Sent Before My Time is an exploration of the workings of a neo natal intensive care unit from a child psychotherapist's point of view. It examines the relationships between the babies, the parents... (more)

Psychoanalytic Work with Children and Adults: Meltzer in Barcelona

Psychoanalytic Work with Children and Adults: Meltzer in Barcelona

Edited by Donald Meltzer

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This volume is a collection of seminars and lectures Donald Meltzer gave to the Psychoanalytic Group of Barcelona under Dr Leon Grinberg, and later Dr Benito Lopez, during his visit to Barcelona. The... (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)

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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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)

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)

Thinking About Children

Thinking About Children

by Donald W. Winnicott

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At his death in 1971, Donald Winnicott left unpublished a large number of papers, lectures and other writings which spanned his career of over forty years as a psychoanalyst and pediatrician. Since... (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)

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)

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)

Early Parenting and Prevention of Disorder: Psychoanalytic Research at Interdisciplinary Frontiers

Early Parenting and Prevention of Disorder: Psychoanalytic Research at Interdisciplinary Frontiers

Edited by Robert N. Emde, Marianne Leuzinger-Bohleber

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This book provides insight and findings from leading psychoanalysts who are involved in early prevention research and clinical work. Advances in the sciences of early development have brought a... (more)

Developing Mental Toughness in Young People: Approaches to Achievement, Well-being, Employability, and Positive Behaviour

Developing Mental Toughness in Young People: Approaches to Achievement, Well-being, Employability, and Positive Behaviour

Edited by Doug Strycharczyk, Peter Clough

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The goal of this book is to describe the concept of 'Mental Toughness' in such a way that the reader understands the concept and understands how it relates to the development of young people of all... (more)

Young Children and their Parents: Perspectives from Psychoanalytic Infant Observation

Young Children and their Parents: Perspectives from Psychoanalytic Infant Observation

by Gertraud Diem-Wille

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The book describes, from a psychoanalytic perspective, the development of the parent-infant relationship in the first years of life. It follows the development of the child's relationship to his or... (more)

The Transformational Self: Attachment and the End of the Adolescent Phase

The Transformational Self: Attachment and the End of the Adolescent Phase

by Harold K. Bendicsen

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This book is an attempt to add to the theoretical discussion regarding the nature of the intrapsychic and interpersonal transformational changes associated with the transition from adolescence to... (more)

The Buddha and the Baby: Psychotherapy and Meditation in Working with Children and Adults

The Buddha and the Baby: Psychotherapy and Meditation in Working with Children and Adults

by Maria Pozzi Monzo

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These dialogues with child, adolescent and adult psychotherapists and child psychiatrists focus on their personal as well as professional experiences. All the contributors have a long-standing... (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)

Thinking About Infants and Young Children

Thinking About Infants and Young Children

by Martha Harris

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This book describes some of the important aspects of the development of infants and young children from birth to school age. It is illustrated by vignettes of scenes between parents and children and... (more)

Infant Losses; Adult Searches: A Neural and Developmental Perspective on Psychopathology and Sexual Offending

Infant Losses; Adult Searches: A Neural and Developmental Perspective on Psychopathology and Sexual Offending

by Glyn Hudson Allez

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An innovative view of the development of psychopathology and sexual offending. In an exciting synthesis of neuroscience, developmental, and social psychology with forensic and criminal literature, it... (more)

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