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The Protective Shell in Children and Adults

The Protective Shell in Children and Adults

by Frances Tustin

  • Paperback £33.39 (RRP : £34.99 save £1.60)

The Protective Shell in Children and Adults does not propose a 'cure' for autism. Rather, it suggests that psychotherapeutic treatment which is based on a deep understanding of the function of autism... (more)

The Many Faces of Asperger's Syndrome

The Many Faces of Asperger's Syndrome

Edited by Maria Rhode, Trudy Klauber

  • Paperback £26.09 (RRP : £28.99 save £2.90)

This is the first book on the psychoanalytic treatment of children, young people and adults with Asperger's syndrome. It includes multi-disciplinary contributions on psychiatric perspectives and... (more)

Engaging Primitive Anxieties of the Emerging Self: The Legacy of Frances Tustin

Engaging Primitive Anxieties of the Emerging Self: The Legacy of Frances Tustin

Edited by Howard B. Levine, David G. Power

  • Paperback £30.03 (RRP : £30.99 save £0.96)

Frances Tustin was a pioneering child psychotherapist who broke new ground in working with autistic children in the latter half of the twentieth century. This book amplifies and extends contributions... (more)

Autistic Transformations: Bion's Theory and Autistic Phenomena

Autistic Transformations: Bion's Theory and Autistic Phenomena

by Celia Fix Korbivcher

  • Paperback £19.99

This book is a collection of articles written between 1992 and 2005 which attempts to bring two universes together – Bion’s referential and autistic phenomena. The field of clinical work which the... (more)

Live Company: Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy with Autistic, Borderline, Deprived and Abused Children

Live Company: Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy with Autistic, Borderline, Deprived and Abused Children

by Anne Alvarez

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By integrating modern psychoanalytic theory with the new findings of infant development and infant psychiatry , this book sheds new light on ways of understanding autistic, psychotic, and severely... (more)

Counseling Adults with Autism: A Comprehensive Toolkit

Counseling Adults with Autism: A Comprehensive Toolkit

by Ali Cunningham Abbott

  • Paperback £33.32 (RRP : £36.99 save £3.67)

Counseling Adults with Autism is a practical guide for counselors, psychologists, and other mental health professionals looking to improve their confidence and competence in counseling adults... (more)

Autistic Barriers in Neurotic Patients

Autistic Barriers in Neurotic Patients

by Frances Tustin

  • Paperback £32.55 (RRP : £33.99 save £1.44)

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From Autism and Mutism to an Enlivened Self: A Case Narrative with Reflections on Early Development

From Autism and Mutism to an Enlivened Self: A Case Narrative with Reflections on Early Development

by Joseph D. Lichtenberg, Diana Thielst

  • Paperback £29.19 (RRP : £29.99 save £0.80)

From Autism and Mutism to an Enlivened Self explores the importance of intimacy, interaction with the environment and the mind-body connection in early childhood development, with specific reference... (more)

Psychoanalytical Notebooks No.25: Autism

Psychoanalytical Notebooks No.25: Autism

Edited by Natalie Wulfing, Pierre Naveau

  • Paperback £15.00

AUTISM AND PSYCHOANALYSIS

Eric Laurent - Autism and psychosis: further dialogue with Robert and Rosine Lefort

Jean-Claude Maleval - Why the hypothesis of an autistic structure?

Eric Laurent -... (more)

Invisible Boundaries: Psychosis and Autism in Children and Adolescents

Invisible Boundaries: Psychosis and Autism in Children and Adolescents

Edited by Didier Houzel, Maria Rhode

  • Paperback £30.87 (RRP : £31.99 save £1.12)

The chapters of this book are all written by experienced psychoanalytically oriented psychotherapists and address different aspects of the psychotherapeutic treatment with psychotic children or... (more)

Autism and Childhood Psychosis

Autism and Childhood Psychosis

by Frances Tustin

  • Paperback £31.49 (RRP : £34.99 save £3.50)

This is Frances Tustin's first book and the original statement of her views on autistic states of mind and the genesis of varieties of childhood psychosis. In it, she tackles problems of diagnosis as... (more)

Autistic States in Children: Second Edition

Autistic States in Children: Second Edition

by Frances Tustin

  • Paperback £30.03 (RRP : £32.99 save £2.96)

If the care of autistic children is to be humane, there should be an understanding of what lies behind their strange behaviour and their impassive faces - often masking intense states of terror. This... (more)

Systemically Treating Autism: A Clinician's Guide for Empowering Families

Systemically Treating Autism: A Clinician's Guide for Empowering Families

Edited by Brie Turns, Julie Ramisch

  • Paperback £32.97 (RRP : £36.99 save £4.02)

Systemically Treating Autism provides a unique resource for family therapists and other mental health professionals who want to increase their understanding of families with children with autism... (more)

Girls and Autism: Educational, Family and Personal Perspectives

Girls and Autism: Educational, Family and Personal Perspectives

Edited by Barry Carpenter, Francesca Happe

  • Paperback £26.85 (RRP : £29.99 save £3.14)

Often thought of as a predominantly male disorder, girls on the autism spectrum have long gone unidentified, unnoticed, and unsupported - sometimes with devastating consequences for their social and... (more)

Developing Resilience in Young People with Autism Using Social Stories

Developing Resilience in Young People with Autism Using Social Stories

by Siobhan Timmins

  • Paperback £8.09 (RRP : £8.99 save £0.90)

Young people with autism can be particularly susceptible to setbacks, often leading to depression and a sense of hopelessness. Using Social Stories(TM), this book introduces a different way of... (more)

Beating Anxiety: What Young People on the Autism Spectrum Need to Know

Beating Anxiety: What Young People on the Autism Spectrum Need to Know

by Davida Hartman

  • Paperback £12.99

Many young people on the autism spectrum struggle with anxiety, but did you know there are lots of simple things you can do to tackle it? This illustrated book will help you to identify what makes... (more)

Asperger's Children: Psychodynamics, Aetiology, Diagnosis, and Treatment

Asperger's Children: Psychodynamics, Aetiology, Diagnosis, and Treatment

by Robin Holloway

  • Paperback £30.03 (RRP : £30.99 save £0.96)

The DSM-5 (2013) classifies all autism-related disorders, including Asperger’s, under the heading “autism spectrum disorder.” This book argues that this lumping together is unhelpful for clinicians.... (more)

Crime and Autism Spectrum Disorder: Myths and Mechanisms

Crime and Autism Spectrum Disorder: Myths and Mechanisms

by Neil Brewer, Robyn L. Young

  • Paperback £22.99

Having Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) can - given certain situational conditions - make individuals more vulnerable to becoming caught up in criminal activity and vulnerable to unfavourable... (more)

Sexuality and Relationship Education for Children and Adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorders: A Professional's Guide to Understanding, Preventing Issues, Supporting Sexuality and Responding to Inappropriate Behaviours

Sexuality and Relationship Education for Children and Adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorders: A Professional's Guide to Understanding, Preventing Issues, Supporting Sexuality and Responding to Inappropriate Behaviours

by Davida Hartman

  • Paperback £19.99

Children and adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) require specialized teaching strategies when learning about puberty, sexuality and relationships. This professional resource offers... (more)

The Asperkid's (Secret) Book of Social Rules: The Handbook of Not-so-obvious Social Guidelines for Tweens and Teens with Asperger Syndrome

The Asperkid's (Secret) Book of Social Rules: The Handbook of Not-so-obvious Social Guidelines for Tweens and Teens with Asperger Syndrome

by Jennifer Cook O'Toole

  • Paperback £13.99

Being a teen or tween isn't easy for anyone but it can be especially tough for Asperkids. Jennifer O'Toole knows; she was one! This book is a top secret guide to all of the hidden social rules in... (more)

The Creation of the Self and Language: Primitive Sensory Relations of the Child with the Outside World (+ DVD)

The Creation of the Self and Language: Primitive Sensory Relations of the Child with the Outside World (+ DVD)

by David Rosenfeld

  • Paperback £21.59 (RRP : £23.99 save £2.40)

'This book, with its accompanying DVD, "NOW I AM A REAL KID" has made it possible for us to witness what David Rosenfeld’s treatment of Benjamin, a young boy with a diagnosis of autism, was actually... (more)

The Complete Guide to Asperger's Syndrome

The Complete Guide to Asperger's Syndrome

by Tony Attwood

  • Paperback £19.99

The Complete Guide to Aspergers Syndrome is the definitive handbook for anyone affected by Aspergers syndrome (AS). It brings together a wealth of information on all aspects of the syndrome for... (more)

Autism and Personality: Findings from the Tavistock Autism Workshop

Autism and Personality: Findings from the Tavistock Autism Workshop

Edited by Anne Alvarez, Susan Reid

  • Paperback £30.03 (RRP : £32.99 save £2.96)

Taking a psychoanalytic and developmental approach, this text outlines the developments in therapeutic techniques used by the Tavistock Autism Team and Workshop to treat autistic children. It also... (more)

Asperger's Children: The Origins of Autism in Nazi Vienna

Asperger's Children: The Origins of Autism in Nazi Vienna

by Edith Sheffer

  • Hardback £20.00

In 1930s and 1940s Vienna, child psychiatrist Hans Asperger sought to define autism as a diagnostic category, treating those children he deemed capable of participating fully in society. Depicted as... (more)

Psychoanalytic Work with Autistic Features in Adults: Clinical Intervention Methods and Technique

Psychoanalytic Work with Autistic Features in Adults: Clinical Intervention Methods and Technique

by Laura Tremelloni

  • Paperback £29.19 (RRP : £29.99 save £0.80)

Psychoanalytic Work with Autistic Features in Adults deals with the diagnostic and therapeutic difficulties of working with patients with autistic residuals, formed in early life experiences that... (more)

Asperger Syndrome and Adults... Is Anyone Listening?: Essays and Poems by Spouses, Partners and Parents of Adults with Asperger Syndrome

Asperger Syndrome and Adults... Is Anyone Listening?: Essays and Poems by Spouses, Partners and Parents of Adults with Asperger Syndrome

by Karen E. Rodman

  • Print £15.99

The emotional problems experienced by those close to adults with Asperger's Syndrome are often over-looked. Focusing on the Cassandra phenomenon, this volume gathers letters, thoughts and poems to... (more)

Women and Girls with Autism Spectrum Disorder: Understanding Life Experiences from Early Childhood to Old Age

Women and Girls with Autism Spectrum Disorder: Understanding Life Experiences from Early Childhood to Old Age

by Sarah Hendrickx

  • Paperback £14.99

The difference that being female makes to the diagnosis, life and experiences of a person with an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) has largely gone unresearched and unreported until recently. In this... (more)

Pretending to be Normal: Living With Asperger's Syndrome (Autism Spectrum Disorder): Expanded Edition

Pretending to be Normal: Living With Asperger's Syndrome (Autism Spectrum Disorder): Expanded Edition

by Liane H. Willey

  • Paperback £13.99

Compelling and witty, Liane Holliday Willey's account of growing to adulthood as an undiagnosed 'Aspie' has been read by thousands of people on and off the autism spectrum since it was first... (more)

Online Safety for Children and Teens on the Autism Spectrum: A Parent's and Carer's Guide

Online Safety for Children and Teens on the Autism Spectrum: A Parent's and Carer's Guide

by Nicola Lonie

  • Paperback £12.99

Children and teens with autism can be particularly vulnerable to online dangers and this practical handbook explains how you can help your child to navigate websites, chat rooms and social media... (more)

A Parent's Guide to High-Functioning Autism Spectrum Disorder: How to Meet the Challenges and Help Your Child Thrive: Second Edition

A Parent's Guide to High-Functioning Autism Spectrum Disorder: How to Meet the Challenges and Help Your Child Thrive: Second Edition

by Sally Ozonoff, Geraldine Dawson

  • Paperback £14.99

Packed with real-life stories and everyday problem-solving ideas, this book has given many tens of thousands of parents the facts they need about high-functioning autism spectrum disorder (ASD),... (more)

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