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The Creation of Imaginary Worlds: The Role of Art, Magic and Dreams in Child Development

The Creation of Imaginary Worlds: The Role of Art, Magic and Dreams in Child Development

by Claire Golomb

  • Paperback £14.99

Alongside the world of everyday reality, the young child develops an imaginary world of child art, make-believe play, daydreams, imaginary friends, fairy tales and magic. This book charts the... (more)

International Handbook of Play Therapy: Advances in Assessment, Theory, Research and Practice

International Handbook of Play Therapy: Advances in Assessment, Theory, Research and Practice

by Charles E. Schaefer, Judy McCormick

  • Paperback £25.95

In the past twenty-five years, the practice of play therapy has increased exponentially in America and throughout the world. This handbook brings together an international group of scholars and... (more)

Creating Children's Art Games for Emotional Support

Creating Children's Art Games for Emotional Support

by Vicky Barber

  • Paperback £14.99

Game playing is a highly effective way of engaging children and has long been acknowledged as an important psychological intervention. Vicky Barber has compiled this book of games to help children to... (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 £35.00

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)

Core Principles of Assessment and Therapeutic Communication with Children, Parents and Families: Towards the Promotion of Child and Family Wellbeing

Core Principles of Assessment and Therapeutic Communication with Children, Parents and Families: Towards the Promotion of Child and Family Wellbeing

by Ruth Schmidt Neven

  • Paperback £27.99

Practitioners today are confronted by a bewildering array of therapies as cure alls. This book provides an integrated approach to working with children, parents and families that can be applied by... (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)

Psychodynamic Counselling with Children and Young People: An Introduction

Psychodynamic Counselling with Children and Young People: An Introduction

by Sue Kegerreis

  • Paperback £24.99

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)

Safeguarding Children from Emotional Maltreatment: What Works

Safeguarding Children from Emotional Maltreatment: What Works

by Jane Barlow, Anita Schrader McMillan

  • Paperback £18.99

Emotional maltreatment is widespread and has a profoundly harmful effect on a child's development. The effects of abuse are often carried into adulthood, and emotionally abused children are more... (more)

The Behavioral Neuroscience of Adolescence

The Behavioral Neuroscience of Adolescence

by Linda Spear

  • Hardback £27.00

Recent research confirms that the brain undergoes major development during adolescence. This book reviews the neuroscience of the adolescent brain and how this knowledge is revolutionising our... (more)

Theraplay: Helping Parents and Children Build Better Relationships Through Attachment-Based Play: Third Edition

Theraplay: Helping Parents and Children Build Better Relationships Through Attachment-Based Play: Third Edition

by Phyllis B. Booth, Ann M. Jernberg

  • Paperback £45.00

Since the second edition was published in 1999, there have been major developments and changes in Theraplay's theory and practice. This book provides a much-needed update and revision of a classic... (more)

Arts Therapies in Schools: Research and Practice

Arts Therapies in Schools: Research and Practice

Edited by Vicky Karkou

  • Paperback £25.99

As arts therapists are increasingly working in schools, there is growing interest in identifying applicable therapeutic approaches and expanding on relevant research evidence. This book outlines the... (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)

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 £25.99

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

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 £28.99

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)

Self-Harm in Young People: A Therapeutic Assessment Method

Self-Harm in Young People: A Therapeutic Assessment Method

Edited by Dennis Ougrin, Ng Audrey

  • Paperback £31.99

Self-harm is a distressing and all too common presentation to emergency departments, and yet there is no clear understanding of what it represents, and success rates of interventions to prevent... (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)

Through Assessment to Consultation: Independent Psychoanalytic Approaches with Children and Adolescents

Through Assessment to Consultation: Independent Psychoanalytic Approaches with Children and Adolescents

Edited by Ann Horne, Monica Lanyado

  • Paperback £25.99

Drawing from the Independent tradition in psychoanalysis, this book explores the application of psychoanalytic thinking to this work, reflecting on what is actually done and why. It provides a... (more)

Developing Attachment in Early Years Settings: Nurturing Secure Relationships from Birth to Five Years

Developing Attachment in Early Years Settings: Nurturing Secure Relationships from Birth to Five Years

by Veronica Read

  • Paperback £19.99

Early Years practitioners, like mothers and fathers to be, require a period of preparation before the arrival of a baby. "Developing Attachment in Early Years Settings" is about how you can help... (more)

Infant/Child Mental Health, Early Intervention, and Relationship-Based Therapies: A Neurorelational Framework for Interdisciplinary Practice

Infant/Child Mental Health, Early Intervention, and Relationship-Based Therapies: A Neurorelational Framework for Interdisciplinary Practice

by Connie Lillas, Janiece Turnbull

  • Hardback £33.00

A groundbreaking neuroscientific understanding of infant and child development. The fields of infant mental health and early intervention have expanded rapidly, contributing to fragmentation across... (more)

Healing Power of Emotion: Affective Neuroscience, Development and Clinical Practice

Healing Power of Emotion: Affective Neuroscience, Development and Clinical Practice

Edited by Diana Fosha, Marion F. Solomon

  • Hardback £26.00

We are hardwired to connect with one another, and we connect through our emotions. Our brains, bodies, and minds are inseparable from the emotions that animate them.

Normal human development relies... (more)

Safeguarding Children Living with Trauma and Family Violence: Evidence-Based Assessment, Analysis, and Planning Intervention

Safeguarding Children Living with Trauma and Family Violence: Evidence-Based Assessment, Analysis, and Planning Intervention

Edited by Arnon Bentovim, Liza Bingley Miller

  • Paperback £24.99

Offering a systematic approach to evidence-based assessment and planning for children living with trauma and family violence, this practical book shows how to assess and analyse the needs of the... (more)

The 5 to 10 Year-Old Child

The 5 to 10 Year-Old Child

by A.H. Brafman

  • Paperback £12.84 (RRP : £13.99 You save £1.15)
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  • Paperback + eBook £14.84 (RRP : £23.78 You save £8.94)

The fifth birthday represents an important landmark in a child's development. He is now ready to start full-time primary school, and we no longer speak of a baby or a little child; instead, we refer... (more)

Keeping the Baby in Mind: Infant Mental Health in Practice

Keeping the Baby in Mind: Infant Mental Health in Practice

Edited by Jane Barlow, P.O. Svanberg

  • Paperback £25.99

Builds on the expanding evidence pointing to the crucial importance of parents in facilitating their baby's development, and brings together expert contributors to examine a range of innovative... (more)

Technique in Child and Adolescent Analysis

Technique in Child and Adolescent Analysis

Edited by Michael Gunter

  • Paperback £21.34 (RRP : £23.99 You save £2.65)
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These are the edited papers from a conference held in 2008 on the topic of problems with child and adolescent analysis. The contributors come from widely differing theoretical backgrounds and use a... (more)

Breaking Free from OCD: A CBT Guide for Young People and Their Families

Breaking Free from OCD: A CBT Guide for Young People and Their Families

Edited by Jo Derisley, Sarah Robinson

  • Print £14.99

Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is a potentially life long debilitating disorder, which often emerges during teenage years and affects as many as 1 in 50 people.Young people living with OCD... (more)

Children in Genocide: Extreme Traumatization and Affect Regulation

Children in Genocide: Extreme Traumatization and Affect Regulation

by Suzanne Kaplan

  • Paperback £30.99

'This book, containing untold suffering by children caught in the midst of extreme social violence, gives voice to their unthinkable, unspeakable experience and makes this into a telling... (more)

The Bullying Problem: How to Deal with Difficult Children

The Bullying Problem: How to Deal with Difficult Children

by Alan Train

  • Paperback £12.99

Bullying and violence among children are headline news, while cyber- and text bullying increase the pressure on vulnerable children (and in extreme situations can cause some to commit suicide), but... (more)

Psychotherapy with Infants and Young Children: Repairing the Effects of Stress and Trauma on Early Attachment

Psychotherapy with Infants and Young Children: Repairing the Effects of Stress and Trauma on Early Attachment

by Alicia F. Lieberman

  • Hardback £45.00

This eloquent book describes an empirically supported treatment that engages parents as the most powerful agents of their young children's healthy development. Child-parent psychotherapy promotes the... (more)

Susan Isaacs: A Life Freeing the Minds of Children

Susan Isaacs: A Life Freeing the Minds of Children

by Philip Graham

  • Paperback £31.54 (RRP : £35.99 You save £4.45)
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  • Paperback + eBook £33.54 (RRP : £61.18 You save £27.64)

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)

The Developing Brain: Birth to Age Eight

The Developing Brain: Birth to Age Eight

by Marilee B. Sprenger

  • Print £20.99

How can early childhood teachers, administrators, and parents translate discoveries on early brain development into strategies that nurture cognitive growth? Combining information from neuroscience... (more)

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