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Play, Gender, Therapy: Selected Papers of Eleanor Galenson

Play, Gender, Therapy: Selected Papers of Eleanor Galenson

Edited by Nellie L. Thompson

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Eleanor Galenson had a remarkable career whose singular focus was her life-long interest in the maturational and psychosexual vicissitudes of infancy and early childhood. The selection of her... (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)

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)

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 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)

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)

Early Development and its Disturbances: Clinical, Conceptual and Empirical Research on ADHD and other Psychopathologies and its Epistemological Reflections

Early Development and its Disturbances: Clinical, Conceptual and Empirical Research on ADHD and other Psychopathologies and its Epistemological Reflections

Edited by Marianne Leuzinger-Bohleber, Jorge Canestri

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In this volume internationally well known experts discuss whether psychoanalysis - with its rich mix of clinical experiences and conceptualizations of early development and symptoms - has something... (more)

Children in Genocide: Extreme Traumatization and Affect Regulation

Children in Genocide: Extreme Traumatization and Affect Regulation

by Suzanne Kaplan

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'This book, containing untold suffering by children caught in the midst of extreme social violence, gives voice to their unthinkable, unspeakable experience and makes this into a telling... (more)

Susan Isaacs: A Life Freeing the Minds of Children

Susan Isaacs: A Life Freeing the Minds of Children

by Philip Graham

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This biography provides a critical account of the life and work of Susan Isaacs (1885-1948). This educationist, a pioneer of child-centred education in Britain was also an early and historically... (more)

Theory and Practice in Child Psychoanalysis: An Introduction to the Work of Francoise Dolto

Theory and Practice in Child Psychoanalysis: An Introduction to the Work of Francoise Dolto

Edited by Guy Hall, Francoise Hivernel

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During her lifetime Francoise Dolto revolutionized the psychoanalytic understanding of childhood. As an early pioneer, she emphasized that the child is to be recognized from birth as a person. As a... (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)

Searching to be Found: Understanding and Helping Adopted and Looked After Children with Attention Difficulties

Searching to be Found: Understanding and Helping Adopted and Looked After Children with Attention Difficulties

by Randy Lee Comfort

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A practical, supportive book for adoptive parents, carers, teachers and other professionals who live and work with families and children whose happiness and behaviours are affected by attention... (more)

Hidden Treasure: A Map to the Child's Inner Self

Hidden Treasure: A Map to the Child's Inner Self

by Violet Oaklander

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Hidden Treasure is a follow up to Oaklander's first book, Windows To Our Children. Most of the books available in working with this population are written from a traditional 'play therapy' point of... (more)

The Prenatal Theme in Psychotherapy

The Prenatal Theme in Psychotherapy

by Philippe Ploye

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This book is an attempt to examine whether patients in analysis or therapy can sometimes be said to form a kind of transference that not only operates at a prenatal level but can also lend itself to... (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)

Infantile Sexuality and Attachment

Infantile Sexuality and Attachment

Edited by Daniel Widlocher

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Freud wrote in 1905 that children’s sexual life, although dominated by the erogenous zones, also has components in which, from the beginning, other people appear as sexual objects. These people — the... (more)

The Internal and External Worlds of Children and Adolescents: Collaborative Therapeutic Care

The Internal and External Worlds of Children and Adolescents: Collaborative Therapeutic Care

Edited by Lesley Day, Denis Flynn

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The field of child and adolescent psychotherapy is still relatively young and its short history has resulted in a paucity of mental health services for this neglected group. There is a distinct lack... (more)

Face to Face with Children: The Life and Work of Clare Winnicott

Face to Face with Children: The Life and Work of Clare Winnicott

Edited by Joel Kanter

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This book presents the life and work of one of the leading British social workers of the 20th century. The wife of Donald Winnicott, an analysand of Melanie Klein, a wartime innovator in helping... (more)

Childhood Psychosis: A Lacanian Perspective

Childhood Psychosis: A Lacanian Perspective

by Silvia Elena Tendlarz

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Childhood Psychosis is a well-structured and informative study that explores childhood psychosis and its different manifestations in depth, with special emphasis on the relation between psychosis and... (more)

Exploring Feeding Difficulties in Children: The Generosity of Acceptance

Exploring Feeding Difficulties in Children: 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)

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)

A Stranger in My Own Body: Atypical Gender Identity Development and Mental Health

A Stranger in My Own Body: Atypical Gender Identity Development and Mental Health

Edited by Domenico Di Ceglie

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This book brings together the thinking of an international group of clinicians, researchers, and professionals from different disciplines and is based primarily on a selection of papers presented at... (more)

The Child: Structure and Dynamics of the Nascent Personality

The Child: Structure and Dynamics of the Nascent Personality

by Erich Neumann

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The Child is an examination of the structure and dynamics of the earliest developments of ego and individuality. In it we progress from the primal relationship of a child and mother through to the... (more)

Countertransference in Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy with Children and Adolescents

Countertransference in Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy with Children and Adolescents

Edited by John Tsiantis, Dimitris Anastasopoulos

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This collection of papers from psychoanalysts across Europe is intended to highlight the similarites and differences between approaches to working with children and adolescents. Part of the EFPP... (more)

The Suicidal Adolescent

The Suicidal Adolescent

Edited by Moses Laufer

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As our knowledge of the change and turmoil of adolescence grows, so the number of issues on which psychotherapeutic techniques can shed light increases: this monograph focuses on one of the most... (more)

Narratives of Love and Loss: Studies in Modern Children's Fiction

Narratives of Love and Loss: Studies in Modern Children's Fiction

by Michael Rustin, Margaret Rustin

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On its first publication Narratives of Love and Loss was widely recognised as an important and perceptive contribution to the study of children's literature and for its capacity to stimulate deep... (more)

Treating The Other Third: Vicissitudes of Adolescent Development and Therapy

Treating The Other Third: Vicissitudes of Adolescent Development and Therapy

by H. Spencer Bloch

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As “evidence-based research” on psychodynamic psychotherapy for children and adolescents gains momentum, it seems to be following adult psychiatry in moving increasingly toward biomedical/genetic... (more)

Pioneers of Child Psychoanalysis: Influential Theories and Practices in Healthy Child Development

Pioneers of Child Psychoanalysis: Influential Theories and Practices in Healthy Child Development

by Beatriz Markman Reubins

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In Pioneers of Child Psychoanalysis Beatriz Markman Reubins presents the lives and theories of the early innovators of psychoanalytic theory as it is applied to child development - Sigmund Freud,... (more)

From Late Adolescence to Young Adulthood

From Late Adolescence to Young Adulthood

by David Dean Brockman

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'By focusing on the transition from late adolescence to young adulthood, this innovative book makes a unique and valuable contribution to our understanding of a neglected area of development. Drawing... (more)

The PMLD Ambiguity: Articulating the Life-Worlds of Children with Profound and Multiple Learning Disabilities

The PMLD Ambiguity: Articulating the Life-Worlds of Children with Profound and Multiple Learning Disabilities

by Ben Simmons, Debbie Watson

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This book challenges the ways we experience, think about, and interact with children described as having profound and multiple learning disabilities (PMLD). Contrary to received wisdom, the book... (more)

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