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Siblings in the Unconscious and Psychopathology: Womb Fantasies, Claustrophobias, Fear of Pregnancy, Murderous Rage, Animal Symbolism, Christmas and Easter

Siblings in the Unconscious and Psychopathology: Womb Fantasies, Claustrophobias, Fear of Pregnancy, Murderous Rage, Animal Symbolism, Christmas and Easter "Neuroses", and Twinnings or Identifications with Sisters and Brothers

by Vamik D. Volkan, Gabriele Ast

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This book examines adults’ identifications and internal relationships with their siblings’ mental representations. The authors believe that the best way to illustrate clinical formulations and... (more)

Manual for Short-term Psychoanalytic Child Therapy (PaCT)

Manual for Short-term Psychoanalytic Child Therapy (PaCT)

by Tanja Gottken, Kai von Klitzing

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Manualisation of psychodynamic psychotherapy poses a formidable challenge, but may prove indispensable in the effort to disseminate short-term psychodynamic treatments to a wider patient community.... (more)

The Thinking Heart: Three Levels of Psychoanalytic Work in Psychotherapy with Children and Adolescents

The Thinking Heart: Three Levels of Psychoanalytic Work in Psychotherapy with Children and Adolescents

by Anne Alvarez

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How do we talk about feelings to children who are cut off from feeling? How do we raise hope and a sense of safety in despairing and terrified children without offering false hope? How do we reach... (more)

Early Parenting and Prevention of Disorder: Psychoanalytic Research at Interdisciplinary Frontiers

Early Parenting and Prevention of Disorder: Psychoanalytic Research at Interdisciplinary Frontiers

Edited by Robert N. Emde, Marianne Leuzinger-Bohleber

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This book provides insight and findings from leading psychoanalysts who are involved in early prevention research and clinical work. Advances in the sciences of early development have brought a... (more)

Young Child Observation: A Development in the Theory and Method of Infant Observation

Young Child Observation: A Development in the Theory and Method of Infant Observation

Edited by Simonetta M.G. Adamo, Margaret Rustin

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Observing young children at play is an everyday and often fascinating and pleasurable experience for many of us. It also has a great pedigree in the development of psychoanalysis from Freud’s... (more)

Infant Observation: Creating Transformative Relationships

Infant Observation: Creating Transformative Relationships

Edited by Frances Thomson-Salo

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Seminal and representative papers have been chosen to illustrate the vital importance of infant observation in psychoanalytic training, tracing influences on the practice of infant observation and... (more)

Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy

Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy

by Peter Blake

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In this book, Peter Blake articulates his clinical practice of child and adolescent psychotherapy. A clear conceptual framework and historical context is provided for the work. The book is then... (more)

Being Taken In: The Framing Relationship

Being Taken In: The Framing Relationship

by Sarah Sutton

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Why is love not enough for children whose early lives have been disturbing? What makes it so hard for such children to make the most of new relationships? How can we help children whose minds are... (more)

The Klein-Winnicott Dialectic: Transformative New Metapsychology and Interactive Clinical Theory

The Klein-Winnicott Dialectic: Transformative New Metapsychology and Interactive Clinical Theory

by Susan Kavaler-Adler

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The Klein–Winnicott Dialectic: Transformative New Metapsychology and Interactive Clinical Theory brings together the theories of Melanie Klein and Donald W. Winnicott, two giants and geniuses of the... (more)

Winnicott's Babies and Winnicott's Patients: Psychoanalysis as Transitional Space

Winnicott's Babies and Winnicott's Patients: Psychoanalysis as Transitional Space

by Margaret Boyle Spelman

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Winnicott’s thinking continues to grow in importance in psychoanalysis today. This book can be described as a clinical primer: by presenting her own personal responses to Winnicott and her initial... (more)

The Baby as Subject: Clinical Studies in Infant-Parent Therapy

The Baby as Subject: Clinical Studies in Infant-Parent Therapy

Edited by Campbell Paul, Frances Thomson-Salo

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This book is a collection of papers by clinicians united in their conviction about the importance of directly engaging and interacting with the baby in the presence of the parents whenever possible.... (more)

The Origins of Attachment: Infant Research and Adult Treatment

The Origins of Attachment: Infant Research and Adult Treatment

by Beatrice Beebe, Frank M. Lachmann

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The Origins of Attachment: Infant Research and Adult Treatment addresses the origins of attachment in mother-infant face-to-face communication. New patterns of relational disturbance in infancy are... (more)

The Twin in the Transference

The Twin in the Transference

by Vivienne Lewin

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Second Revised Edition

The universal phantasy of having a twin originates in our earliest relational experiences. This book is about twins and twinning processes. The existence of an actual... (more)

What Can the Matter Be?: Therapeutic Interventions with Parents, Infants and Young Children

What Can the Matter Be?: Therapeutic Interventions with Parents, Infants and Young Children

Edited by Louise Emanuel, Elizabeth Bradley

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Psychoanalytic Therapy with Infants and Parents: Practice, Theory and Results

Psychoanalytic Therapy with Infants and Parents: Practice, Theory and Results

by Bjorn Salomonsson

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Psychoanalytic Therapy with Infants and Parents provides a clear guide to clinical psychoanalytic work with distressed babies and unhappy parents, infants and their parents, a numerous clinical group... (more)

The Good Life: Wellbeing and the New Science of Altruism, Selfishness and Immorality

The Good Life: Wellbeing and the New Science of Altruism, Selfishness and Immorality

by Graham Music

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Are we born selfish or primed to help others? Does stress make people more antisocial? Can we ever be genuinely altruistic?

This book explores some of the dilemmas at the heart of being human.... (more)

Parent-Infant Psychodynamics: Wild Things, Mirrors and Ghosts

Parent-Infant Psychodynamics: Wild Things, Mirrors and Ghosts

Edited by Joan Raphael-Leff

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This text focuses on the interweaving psychic realities and unconscious dynamics between family members in the context of changing patterns of socio-cultural expectations, ethical considerations and... (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)

Nurturing Natures: Attachment and Children's Emotional, Sociocultural and Brain Development

Nurturing Natures: Attachment and Children's Emotional, Sociocultural and Brain Development

by Graham Music

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This book provides an indispensable account of current understandings of children's emotional development. Integrating the latest research findings from areas such as attachment theory, neuroscience... (more)

Siblings: Envy and Rivalry, Coexistence and Concern

Siblings: Envy and Rivalry, Coexistence and Concern

Edited by Katarzyna Skrzypek, Beata Maciejewska

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This book consists of selected texts presented at the EFPP Conference in Cracow, Poland, in October 2011. It is an attempt at finding the place of sibling relationships in psychoanalytic theory and... (more)

Understanding 4-5-Year-Olds

Understanding 4-5-Year-Olds

by Lesley Maroni

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Understanding 4-5-year-olds gives a thoughtful overview of the challenges that children face as they gradually move away from a strong attachment to their families and turn towards the wider world of... (more)

Understanding Your Three-Year-Old

Understanding Your Three-Year-Old

by Louise Emanuel, Your Child Understanding

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What changes when a young child begins to leave toddler-hood behind him? How do you keep track of your childs good and bad experiences at nursery and kindergarten and support her through them? What... (more)

The Maturational Processes and the Facilitating Environment: Studies in the Theory of Emotional Development

The Maturational Processes and the Facilitating Environment: Studies in the Theory of Emotional Development

by Donald W. Winnicott

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The collection of papers that forms The Maturational Processes and the Facilitating Environment brings together Dr. Winnicott's published and unpublished papers on psychoanalysis and child... (more)

Playing and Reality

Playing and Reality

by Donald W. Winnicott

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An overview of his work, including sections on transitional space and objects, playing, the mirror role of mothers, and creativity. (more)

Observation Observed: Closely Observed Infants on Film (DVD-PAL)

Observation Observed: Closely Observed Infants on Film (DVD-PAL)

by Margaret Rustin, Beth Miller

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DVD-PAL format. This pioneering piece of work is based on film made by the BBC for a programme in the series on the work of the Tavistock Clinic, Talking Cure. An observation seminar was specially... (more)

The Silent Child: Communication without Words

The Silent Child: Communication without Words

Edited by Jeanne Magagna

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The Silent Child: Communication without Words describes a way of understanding and communicating with children who are not speaking, but rather using their bodies and somatic symptoms to express... (more)

Understanding Your Two-Year-Old

Understanding Your Two-Year-Old

by Lisa Miller, Your Child Understanding

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What makes children in their 'terrible twos' behave as they do? How can parents decide when their child is ready for day care, and manage their child's transition to a trusted child minder? Lisa... (more)

Pioneers of Child Psychoanalysis: Influential Theories and Practices in Healthy Child Development

Pioneers of Child Psychoanalysis: Influential Theories and Practices in Healthy Child Development

by Beatriz Markman Reubins

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In Pioneers of Child Psychoanalysis Beatriz Markman Reubins presents the lives and theories of the early innovators of psychoanalytic theory as it is applied to child development - Sigmund Freud,... (more)

The Early Years of Life: Psychoanalytical Development Theory According to Freud, Klein, and Bion

The Early Years of Life: Psychoanalytical Development Theory According to Freud, Klein, and Bion

by Gertraud Diem-Wille

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'This book provides a powerfully argued and beautifully constructed account of the early development of the child in the family context from a psychoanalytic perspective. It draws particularly on the... (more)

Surviving Space: Papers on Infant Observation

Surviving Space: Papers on Infant Observation

Edited by Andrew Briggs

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Surviving Space is a collection of papers on infant observation and related issues by contemporary experts in the field, commemorating the centenary of Esther Bick and the unique contribution she has... (more)

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