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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)

Brief Encounters with Couples

Brief Encounters with Couples

Edited by Francis Grier

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Deriving from a conference organised by the Tavistock Marital Studies Institute, the present volume draws the main focus of its inquiry from a few fundamental questions.

In its various brief... (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)

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)

Culture and Reflexivity in Systemic Psychotherapy: Mutual Perspectives

Culture and Reflexivity in Systemic Psychotherapy: Mutual Perspectives

Edited by Inga-Britt Krause

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The therapeutic relationship is increasingly becoming a central topic in systemic psychotherapy and cross-cultural thinking. Here, experienced systemic psychotherapists offer their reflections and... (more)

Mirrors and Reflections: Processes of Systemic Supervision

Mirrors and Reflections: Processes of Systemic Supervision

Edited by Charlotte Burck, Gwyn Daniel

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In this volume, as the title indicates, the focus is on understanding and elaborating what might be said to be "going on" in supervision as well as further exploring what is distinctive about... (more)

The Use of Psychoanalytic Concepts in Therapy with Families: For all Professionals Working with Families

The Use of Psychoanalytic Concepts in Therapy with Families: For all Professionals Working with Families

by Hilary A. Davies

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This book begins with a readable practitioner's guide to psychoanalytic theory and concepts. It moves on to give a number of detailed practice-based examples of the application of this theoretical... (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)

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)

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)

Surviving and Thriving in Care and Beyond: Personal and Professional Perspectives

Surviving and Thriving in Care and Beyond: Personal and Professional Perspectives

Edited by Sara Barratt, Wendy Lobatto

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This is a book about children who have to grow up apart from their biological parents, the impact of this on their lives and on those who look after them, and how we can respond to the challenges... (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)

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)

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)

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)

Love: Bondage or Liberation?: A Psycholological Exploration of the Meaning, Values and Dangers of Falling in Love

Love: Bondage or Liberation?: A Psycholological Exploration of the Meaning, Values and Dangers of Falling in Love

by Deirdre Johnson

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Much has been written about the function of falling in love in the course of therapy itself. This book has a much broader aim. Deirdre Johnson, a Jungian analyst and psychotherapy trainer, uses her... (more)

Psychotherapists as Expert Witnesses: Families at Breaking Point

Psychotherapists as Expert Witnesses: Families at Breaking Point

by Roger Kennedy

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The book describes the author's extensive experience of working as an expert witness in family courts. It provides detailed guidance for assessing families for the courts, as well giving many... (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)

Self in Relationships: Perspectives on Family Therapy from Developmental Psychology

Self in Relationships: Perspectives on Family Therapy from Developmental Psychology

Edited by Astri Johnsen, Vigdis Wie Torsteinsson

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Inspired by Daniel Stern's work on self-development, the authors suggest that by combining systemic therapy with a psychoanalytical aspect, family therapy can reach new depths. They argue that this... (more)

Perspectives on Supervision

Perspectives on Supervision

Edited by David Campbell, Barry Mason

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This reader-friendly and stimulating volume, indispensable to anyone interested in supervision from a systemic perspective, emerged from a conference organised jointly by the Institute of Family... (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)

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)

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)

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