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Intimate Transformations: Babies with their Families

Intimate Transformations: Babies with their Families

Edited by Jeanne Magagna, Hope Cooper

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This enriching book describes the value of learning about the development of the human personality through the experience of observing a baby in the context of the family. It is distinctive in the... (more)

Intrusiveness and Intimacy in the Couple

Intrusiveness and Intimacy in the Couple

Edited by Stanley Ruszczynski, James Fisher

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A collection of papers, largely based on clinical work, which covers a range of concepts and mechanisms which are central to any psychoanalytic psychotherapy with children, adolescents, or adults. It... (more)

Finding a Voice: Family Therapy for Young People with Anorexia

Finding a Voice: Family Therapy for Young People with Anorexia

by Greg Dring

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Young people develop anorexia because they are unhappy. In the process of becoming anorexic they silence themselves and distance themselves from parental support. Family therapy can help patients by... (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)

Couple Attachments: Theoretical and Clinical Studies

Couple Attachments: Theoretical and Clinical Studies

Edited by Molly Ludlam, Viveka Nyberg

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The couple relationship is at the centre of this book. The complex nature of the couple attachment is emphasized, drawing both on psychoanalytic concepts and on attachment theory. The chapters aim to... (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)

Intimate Warfare: Regarding the Fragility of Family Relations

Intimate Warfare: Regarding the Fragility of Family Relations

by Martine Groen, Justine Van Lawick

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The community in which children are nursed; the family, should by all means be a safe haven. However, it is not. People in family relations are more likely to be threatened, hit, kicked, raped or... (more)

Innovations in the Reflecting Process

Innovations in the Reflecting Process

Edited by Harlene Anderson, Per Jensen

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'The passion to continually be on the move to seek new understanding is a characteristic of the field of family therapy and systemic thinking over the last forty years. Many professionals have moved... (more)

Intellectual Disabilities: A Systemic Approach

Intellectual Disabilities: A Systemic Approach

Edited by Sandra Baum, Henrik Lynggaard

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The application of systemic ideas and principles in working with people with intellectual disabilities, their families and their service systems, has grown over the last decade in the UK. This book,... (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)

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)

Death Talk: Conversations with Children and Families

Death Talk: Conversations with Children and Families

by Glenda Fredman

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This book tackles head on the often tabooed subject of death. It distils sophisticated clinical work into simple language, and describes simple techniques for talking to children about dying. The... (more)

Married Life and its Vicissitudes: A Therapeutic Approach

Married Life and its Vicissitudes: A Therapeutic Approach

by Arturo Varchevker

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This book is about marital relations and its vicissitudes, and the possible way of dealing with them through marital therapy. It reflects the importance of turning marital miscommunications into... (more)

Couple Dynamics: Psychoanalytic Perspectives in Work with the Individual, the Couple, and the Group

Couple Dynamics: Psychoanalytic Perspectives in Work with the Individual, the Couple, and the Group

Edited by Aleksandra Novakovic

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This book presents psychoanalytic thinking about the phenomenon of the couple and couple dynamics in internal and external reality and at different levels of organisation: the ‘couple’ in the... (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)

Systems-Centered Therapy: Clinical Practice with Individuals, Families and Groups

Systems-Centered Therapy: Clinical Practice with Individuals, Families and Groups

Edited by Susan P. Gantt, Yvonne M. Agazarian

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Systems-centered therapy (SCT) brings an innovative approach to clinical practice. Developed by Yvonne Agazarian, SCT introduces a theory and set of methods that put systems ideas into practice. The... (more)

Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered: How Couples Really Work

Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered: How Couples Really Work

by Wyn Bramley

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This book, written in plain language by an experienced, psychoanalytically-orientated therapist, is aimed at lay readers who wish to understand how couples consciously and unconsciously operate in... (more)

Literature and Therapy: A Systemic View

Literature and Therapy: A Systemic View

by Liz Burns

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Literature and Therapy: A Systemic View is an invitation to the world of literature, drawing us into the creative and imaginative spaces which lie between readers and their choice of novels, plays... (more)

Systems and Psychoanalysis: Contemporary Integrations in Family Therapy

Systems and Psychoanalysis: Contemporary Integrations in Family Therapy

by Carmel Flaskas, David Pocock

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'This intellectually rigorous and generative collection of papers, positioned at the intersection of systemic and psychoanalytic therapy, captures the potential synergy of bringing these two honoured... (more)

The Dialogical Therapist: Dialogue in Systemic Practice

The Dialogical Therapist: Dialogue in Systemic Practice

by Paolo Bertrando

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Several good books exist about systemic understanding in therapy and a few about dialogic understanding. However, none try to bridge the gap between these two world views, which have some... (more)

The Space Between: Experience, Context, and Process in the Therapeutic Relationship

The Space Between: Experience, Context, and Process in the Therapeutic Relationship

Edited by Carmel Flaskas, Amaryll Perlesz

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The papers in this book focus on many different aspects of the therapeutic relationship, including the self of the therapist, working cross-culturally and with language difference, impasse, risk... (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)

Systemic Couple Therapy and Depression

Systemic Couple Therapy and Depression

by Elsa Jones, Eia Asen

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Based on a research project which demonstrated the effectiveness of systemic therapy, this book can be used as the basis of a training programme in systemic couple therapy, as a phase in the... (more)

Fathers, Families and the Outside World

Fathers, Families and the Outside World

Edited by Val Richards

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This is the second monograph to be published under the auspices of Winnicott Studies, the Squiggle Foundation's renowned series of publications on contemporary applications of Winnicott's thought.... (more)

Irreverence: A Strategy for Therapists' Survival

Irreverence: A Strategy for Therapists' Survival

Edited by Gianfranco Cecchin, Wendel A. Ray

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Irreverence: A strategy for Therapists' Survival marks the end result of a collaboration between the creative and highly respected therapists and writers in the family therapy field. It continues... (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)

Couple Stories: Application of Psychoanalytic Ideas in Thinking About Couple Interaction

Couple Stories: Application of Psychoanalytic Ideas in Thinking About Couple Interaction

Edited by Aleksandra Novakovic, Marguerite Reid

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This book presents the application of key psychoanalytic concepts in thinking about the dynamics in the couple relationship. The contributions to the first part, mainly theory, discuss how different... (more)

Emotions and the Therapist: A Systemic-Dialogical Approach

Emotions and the Therapist: A Systemic-Dialogical Approach

by Paolo Bertrando

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In recent years, systemic theory and practice adopted a dialogical orientation, centred on the persons of the therapist and client. This has led to a growing attention toward emotions, which, in this... (more)

Creative Positions in Adult Mental Health: Outside In-Inside Out

Creative Positions in Adult Mental Health: Outside In-Inside Out

Edited by Sue McNab, Karen Partridge

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This book presents cutting edge developments in Adult Mental Health through the presentation of creative and innovative applications of systemic theory to practice. The first section deconstructs the... (more)

Swings and Roundabouts: A Self-Coaching Workbook for Parents and Those Considering Becoming Parents

Swings and Roundabouts: A Self-Coaching Workbook for Parents and Those Considering Becoming Parents

by Anna Golawski, Agnes Bamford

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The first two authors of this coaching workbook are themselves parents who have been on a journey of “swings and roundabouts” – experienced the highs and lows of having children. Having difficulties... (more)

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