Being Present for Your Nursery Age Child: Observing, Understanding, and Helping Children

Editor : Jeanne Magagna, Editor : Patrizia Pasquini

Being Present for Your Nursery Age Child: Observing, Understanding, and Helping Children

Book Details

  • Publisher : Karnac Books
  • Published : 2014
  • Cover : Paperback
  • Pages : 336
  • Category :
    Child and Adolescent Studies
  • Catalogue No : 35295
  • ISBN 13 : 9781782201410
  • ISBN 10 : 1782201416

About the Editor(s)

Jeanne Magagna was Head of Psychotherapy Services at Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children for twenty-two years. She also worked for ten years at Ellern Mede Centre for Eating Disorders in London. She received professional qualifications as a child, adult and family psychotherapist and a doctorate from the Tavistock Clinic. Formerly, Jeanne was the vice-president and joint coordinator of training for the Centro Studi Martha Harris Tavistock model trainings in Florence and Venice. She edited Universals of Psychoanalysis and jointly edited Psychotherapy with Families and Intimate Transformations: Babies with their Families (Karnac Books, 2004). Her special interest is applying the understandings of infant observation to work with children suffering from communication difficulties and anorexia nervosa.

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Patrizia Pasquini completed a master’s degree in Observation and Application of Psychoanalytical Concepts to the Work with Children, Adolescents and Families at the Centro Studi Martha Harris in Rome and the Tavistock and University of East London Degree Programme (1992-1994). She became a member of the Tavistock Society of Psychotherapists following completion of the Centro Studi Martha Harris Florence Tavistock Model Psychotherapy Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy Training. As part of her psychoanalytic training Patrizia also participated in a Psychoanalytic Group Psychotherapy Training at Spazio Psicoanalitico in Rome under the directorship of Professor Paolo Perrotti. Later she attended a three year group training on 'The Psychoanalytic Meaning of Tales'. Later Patrizia conducted a two year experiential group focussing upon emotional processes in teaching practice at the Spazio Psicoanalitico. Using the drawings of the Tempo Lineare children she later published a book of fairy tales, Da Fiaba Nasce (2002). Patrizia is currently the creator and Director of the Tempo Lineare Service in Rome which is described in this book.

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