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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)

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)

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)

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)

Your Teenager: Thinking About Your Child During the Secondary School Years

Your Teenager: Thinking About Your Child During the Secondary School Years

by Martha Harris

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The Teenager books by Martha Harris, originally published in 1969, take a similar approach to her long-term bestseller Thinking about Infants and Young Children. Rooted vividly in the practicalities... (more)

Signs of Autism in Infants: Recognition and Early Intervention

Signs of Autism in Infants: Recognition and Early Intervention

Edited by Stella Acquarone

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As a group, babies later diagnosed as autistic are found to have more complications during gestation and delivery than their normal siblings and others. In addition to all these complications,... (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 Unborn Child: Beginning a Whole Life and Overcoming Problems of Early Origin

The Unborn Child: Beginning a Whole Life and Overcoming Problems of Early Origin

by Roy Ridgway, Simon House

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The Unborn Child is essential reading for parents, potential parents and grandparents, as well as professionals with responsibility for children, and bringing babies into the world. This book... (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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy of the Severely Disturbed Adolescent

Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy of the Severely Disturbed Adolescent

Edited by Dimitris Anastasopoulos, Margot Waddell

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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)

Memory in Dispute

Memory in Dispute

Edited by Valerie Sinason

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'This is a much-needed book - experienced clinicians writing intelligently about one of the most fraught and complex clinical problems facing psychotherapy today. We have patients who are suffering... (more)

Psychotherapy with Severely Deprived Children

Psychotherapy with Severely Deprived Children

Edited by Mary Boston, Rolene Szur

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This study describes the experience of severely deprived children referred for individual psychoanalytic psychotherapy at the Tavistock Clinic in London, and at other clinics and schools. Most were... (more)

The Child Psychotherapist and Problems of Young People

The Child Psychotherapist and Problems of Young People

Edited by Dilys Daws, Mary Boston

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Many parents at some time dread that a child of theirs may be mentally ill or disturbed. But even after a generation of child psychology, psychiatry and psychotherapy, they still frequently fear to... (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)

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)

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)

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)

Winnicott's Babies and Winnicott's Patients: Psychoanalysis as Transitional Space

Winnicott's Babies and Winnicott's Patients: Psychoanalysis as Transitional Space

by Margaret Boyle Spelman

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Winnicott’s thinking continues to grow in importance in psychoanalysis today. This book can be described as a clinical primer: by presenting her own personal responses to Winnicott and her initial... (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)

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)

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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