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Ordinary Families, Special Children: A Systems Approach to Childhood Disability: Third Edition

Ordinary Families, Special Children: A Systems Approach to Childhood Disability: Third Edition

by Milton Seligman, Rosalyn B. Darling

  • Paperback £19.99

New in paperback. Now in a revised and expanded third edition, this popular clinical reference and text provides a multisystems perspective on childhood disability and its effects on family life. The... (more)

Short-Term Play Therapy for Children: Second Edition

Short-Term Play Therapy for Children: Second Edition

Edited by Heidi G. Kaduson, Charles E. Schaefer

  • Paperback £23.99

Presents a variety of play approaches that facilitate children's healing in a shorter time frame.... (more)

The Adolescent in Family Therapy: Harnessing the Power of Relationships: Second Edition

The Adolescent in Family Therapy: Harnessing the Power of Relationships: Second Edition

by Joseph A. Micucci

  • Hardback £29.99

Offers a comprehensive framework for treating adolescent problems in the family context. "This valuable second edition is an essential text for anyone working with adolescents. Students in family... (more)

A Practical Guide to Caring for Children and Teenagers with Attachment Difficulties

A Practical Guide to Caring for Children and Teenagers with Attachment Difficulties

by Chris Taylor

  • Paperback £18.99

This book guides childcare professionals through attachment theory and provides techniques for caring for children with attachment difficulties. It explains what attachment is, what different... (more)

Teenagers and Attachment: Helping Adolescents Engage with Life and Learning

Teenagers and Attachment: Helping Adolescents Engage with Life and Learning

Edited by Andrea Perry

  • Paperback £24.99

Adults working with or caring for teenagers at school and in the community have one outcome in mind: to engage them in the richest depths of experience life can offer - rewarding relationships and... (more)

Prolonged Exposure Therapy for Adolescents With PTSD: Emotional Processing of Traumatic Experiences: Therapist Guide

Prolonged Exposure Therapy for Adolescents With PTSD: Emotional Processing of Traumatic Experiences: Therapist Guide

Edited by Edna B. Foa, Eva Gilboa-Schechtman

  • Paperback £25.99

Traumatic events, including sexual abuse, experiencing or witnessing violence, and natural disasters, are common among adolescents. A significant number of adolescents go on to develop posttraumatic... (more)

Unseen Worlds: Looking Through the Lens of Childhood

Unseen Worlds: Looking Through the Lens of Childhood

by Kate Adams

  • Paperback £19.99

The child's world often revolves around dreams and fantasy. Imaginary friends, places and play can seem entirely real, and yet in dismissing these as 'just your imagination', many adults cut a tie... (more)

Bleeding to Ease the Pain: Cutting, Self-Injury, and the Adolescent Search for Self

Bleeding to Ease the Pain: Cutting, Self-Injury, and the Adolescent Search for Self

by Lori G. Plante

  • Paperback £15.95

Cutting and other forms of self-injury are often cries for help, pleas for someone to notice that the pain is too much to bear. As Plante discusses here, the threat of suicide must always be... (more)

The Selfish Society: How We All Forgot to Love One Another and Made Money Instead

The Selfish Society: How We All Forgot to Love One Another and Made Money Instead

by Sue Gerhardt

  • Paperback £12.99

Ambitious and wide-ranging, The Selfish Society reveals the vital importance of understanding our early emotional lives, arguing that by focusing on the attention we give to our young children we can... (more)

Dissociation in Traumatized Children and Adolescents: Theory and Clinical Interventions

Dissociation in Traumatized Children and Adolescents: Theory and Clinical Interventions

Edited by Sandra Wieland

  • Hardback £31.99

Over the last decade, the literature on therapy addressing trauma in children has expanded considerably, as has the literature on dissociation. Unfortunately, very little of this literature has... (more)

Psychodynamic Counselling with Children and Young People: An Introduction

Psychodynamic Counselling with Children and Young People: An Introduction

by Sue Kegerreis

  • Paperback £23.99

Introducing key psychodynamic theory, concepts and techniques, this text examines the challenges and opportunities of counselling adolescents and children. The book explores a wide variety of... (more)

The Divorced Child: Strengthening Your Family Through the First Three Years of Separation

The Divorced Child: Strengthening Your Family Through the First Three Years of Separation

by Joseph Nowinski

  • Paperback £12.99

Divorce is a reality of today's family life, but clinical research has shown that it is possible to mitigate its negative effects on children. Dr Joseph Nowinski, a family therapist with over 20... (more)

A Parent's Guide to Raising Grieving Children: Rebuilding Your Family After the Death of a Loved One

A Parent's Guide to Raising Grieving Children: Rebuilding Your Family After the Death of a Loved One

by Phyllis R. Silverman, Madelyn Kelly

  • Paperback £12.99

When children lose someone they love, they lose part of their very identity. Life, as they knew it, will never be quite the same. The world that once felt dependable and safe may suddenly seem a... (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

  • Paperback £23.89 (RRP : £26.99 You save £3.10)
  • eBook £18.89 (RRP : £26.99 You save £8.10)
  • Paperback + eBook £25.89 (RRP : £45.88 You save £19.99)

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)

Working to be Someone: Child Focused Research and Practice with Working Children

Working to be Someone: Child Focused Research and Practice with Working Children

Edited by Beatrice Hungerland, Brian Milne

  • Paperback £29.99

"Working to be Someone" presents an overview of worldwide research on working children that takes the children's own points of view of their work into account. It aims to highlight and discuss... (more)

Engaging Children in Family Therapy: Creative Approaches to Integrating Theory and Research in Clinical Practice

Engaging Children in Family Therapy: Creative Approaches to Integrating Theory and Research in Clinical Practice

Edited by Catherine Ford Sori

  • Print £29.99

Counseling a child in the context of a family therapy session is a specific skill that has not received the attention that it deserves. This book, intended for both novice and experienced counselors... (more)

You and Your Mid-Adolescent

You and Your Mid-Adolescent

by James Rose

  • Paperback £13.69 (RRP : £14.99 You save £1.30)
  • eBook £10.49 (RRP : £14.99 You save £4.50)
  • Paperback + eBook £15.69 (RRP : £25.48 You save £9.79)

This is a book which seeks help those going through the process of mid-adolescence - either from the point of view of the adolescent or their families - it attends to the serious strains that may... (more)

Mind Race: A First-Hand Account of One Teenager's Experience With Bipolar Disorder

Mind Race: A First-Hand Account of One Teenager's Experience With Bipolar Disorder

by Patrick Jamieson, Moira Rynn

  • Print £10.99

New to the "Adolescent Mental Health Initiative" series are books written specifically for teens and adolescents. Each book addresses some of the major mental health issues facing young people today:... (more)

Parenting from the Inside Out: How a Deeper Self-Understanding Can Help You Raise Children Who Thrive

Parenting from the Inside Out: How a Deeper Self-Understanding Can Help You Raise Children Who Thrive

by Daniel J. Siegel, Mary Hartzell

  • Paperback £12.99

How many parents have found themselves thinking: I can't believe I just said to my child the very thing my parents used to say to me! Am I just destined to repeat the mistakes of my parents? In... (more)

Raising Babies: Should Under 3s Go to Nursery?

Raising Babies: Should Under 3s Go to Nursery?

by Steve Biddulph

  • Print £9.99

This topical book tackles a key issue all new parents face. Steve Biddulph looks at childcare choices and the dilemmas that so often arise: - 'I want to stay at home with my child but don't know how... (more)

Attachment in the Classroom: The Links Between Children's Early Experience, Emotional Well-Being and Performance in School

Attachment in the Classroom: The Links Between Children's Early Experience, Emotional Well-Being and Performance in School

by Heather Geddes

  • Paperback £22.99

Every day, teachers and other school staff have to deal with children who present challenging behaviour during their learning process at school. This book combines the fundamental principles of... (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

  • Paperback £23.89 (RRP : £26.99 You save £3.10)
  • eBook £18.89 (RRP : £26.99 You save £8.10)
  • Paperback + eBook £25.89 (RRP : £45.88 You save £19.99)

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)

Reaching and Teaching Through Educational Psychotherapy: A Case Study Approach

Reaching and Teaching Through Educational Psychotherapy: A Case Study Approach

by Gillian Salmon, Jenny Dover

  • Paperback £39.50

An introduction to educational psychotherapy which outlines the insights by discussing troubled children in the classroom who resist efforts to teach them. This book comprises four case studies of... (more)

The Thought That Counts: A Firsthand Account of One Teenager's Experience with Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

The Thought That Counts: A Firsthand Account of One Teenager's Experience with Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

by Jared Douglas Kant, Linda W. Andrews

  • Paperback £7.99

In this book for young people who have been diagnosed with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), Jared Kant discusses his own experiences with the illness, and the disruption and distress that it... (more)

What Every Parent Needs to Know: The Remarkable Effects of Love, Nurture and Play on Your Child's Development

What Every Parent Needs to Know: The Remarkable Effects of Love, Nurture and Play on Your Child's Development

by Margot Sunderland

  • Paperback £14.99

It's time to re-write the rule book on raising a child. Based on over 700 scientific studies into children's development, award-winning author and child psychotherapist Dr. Margot Sunderland explains... (more)

Separation Anxiety in Children and Adolescents: An Individualized Approach to Assessment and Treatment

Separation Anxiety in Children and Adolescents: An Individualized Approach to Assessment and Treatment

by Andrew R. Eisen, Charles E. Schaefer

  • Print £18.99

This unique book presents a research-based approach to understanding the challenges of separation anxiety and helping children, adolescents, and their parents build the skills they need to overcome... (more)

Baby and Me: DVD

Baby and Me: DVD

  • DVD £22.80

Babies are learning from the moment they are born. Positive interactions between ourselves and our babies set the foundations for building pleasurable relationships. This encourages the development... (more)

Talking Back to OCD: The Program That Helps Kids and Teens Say No Way - And Parents Say Way to Go

Talking Back to OCD: The Program That Helps Kids and Teens Say No Way - And Parents Say Way to Go

by John S. March

  • Print £11.99

Fourteen-year-old Eric is plagued by thoughts that germs on his hands could be making his family sick. Kelly, age eight, feels distressed if she can't count her pencils in multiples of four. No one... (more)

A Playworker's Guide to Understanding Children's Behaviour: Working with the 8-12 Age Group

A Playworker's Guide to Understanding Children's Behaviour: Working with the 8-12 Age Group

by Andrea Clifford-Poston

  • Paperback £14.54 (RRP : £15.99 You save £1.45)
  • eBook £11.19 (RRP : £15.99 You save £4.80)
  • Paperback + eBook £16.54 (RRP : £27.18 You save £10.64)

How do I manage an aggressive child positively when I have twenty other children who need my attention? How can I develop a good relationship with a child I seem to dislike? How do I maintain a... (more)

The Child within: Taking the Young Person's Perspective by Applying Personal Construct Psychology: Second Edition

The Child within: Taking the Young Person's Perspective by Applying Personal Construct Psychology: Second Edition

Edited by Richard W. Butler, David Green

  • Paperback £31.99

Understanding a child's viewpoint is often considered helpful within child clinical psychology. Personal construct theory offers a practical method that allows children to express their viewpoint... (more)

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