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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)

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)

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)

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)

Talking with Couples: Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy of the Couple Relationship

Talking with Couples: Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy of the Couple Relationship

Edited by Giulio Cesare Zavattini, Barbara Bianchini

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‘In this compact and illuminating study of the evolving theoretical framework informing psychoanalytic work with couples, the authors highlight concepts that have been most drawn upon in developing... (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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

Working Systemically with Families: Formulation, Intervention and Evaluation

Working Systemically with Families: Formulation, Intervention and Evaluation

by Arlene Vetere, Rudi Dallos

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Systemic theory offers a valuable framework for integrating the diverse ideas found throughout the mental health arena in both theory and clinical practice. With this accessible book, the authors... (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)

The Good Divorce: A Psychoanalyst's Exploration of Separation, Divorce, and Childcare

The Good Divorce: A Psychoanalyst's Exploration of Separation, Divorce, and Childcare

by Arthur Leonoff

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Divorce is a complicated process and not a single event. It has major life implications and must be done right. In this regard, the good divorce is an ethical divorce.

The Good Divorce does not... (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)

Sorrow's Profiles: Death, Grief, and Crisis in the Family

Sorrow's Profiles: Death, Grief, and Crisis in the Family

by Richard J. Alapack

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'Dr Richard Alapack, sensitively and with deep understanding, orchestrates a survivor's journey through the complex country of sorrow. Alapack challenges and transcends the received scientific view... (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)

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)

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 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)

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)

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)

Dialogical Meetings in Social Networks

Dialogical Meetings in Social Networks

by Jaakko Seikkula, Tom Erik Arnkil

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This book describes and analyses two dialogic network practices: 'Open Dialogues' - developed for use in psychiatric crisis situations - and 'Anticipation Dialogues' - used in less acute situations... (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)

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)

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)

Teaching Systemic Thinking

Teaching Systemic Thinking

Edited by David Campbell, Clare Huffington

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Therapists recognise that the practice of systemic family therapy is as much about the way one thinks as it is about what one does, and this book was the first in this field to address specific ways... (more)

Trauma-Organized Systems: Physical and Sexual Abuse in Families

Trauma-Organized Systems: Physical and Sexual Abuse in Families

by Arnon Bentovim

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This book is about the experience of individuals who have been abused or who have abused others, but it also traces the way an abusive experience can organize a family or professional system so that... (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)

Cybernetics of Prejudices in the Practice of Psychotherapy

Cybernetics of Prejudices in the Practice of Psychotherapy

Edited by Gianfranco Cecchin, Wendel A. Ray

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Two central ideas have become part of the orthodoxy of modern family therapy thinking. The first is that the therapist is part of the system he or she observes, and the second is that the therapist... (more)

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