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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

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

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)

Autistic States in Children

Autistic States in Children

by Frances Tustin

  • Paperback £15.29 (RRP : £16.99 save £1.70)

Frances Tustin (1913-1994) was one of the first professionally trained child psychotherapists in Britain. Although internationally recognised for her pioneering therapeutic work with autistic... (more)

From Anxiety to Meltdown: How Individuals on the Autism Spectrum Deal with Anxiety, Experience Meltdowns, Manifest Tantrums, and How You Can Intervene Effectively

From Anxiety to Meltdown: How Individuals on the Autism Spectrum Deal with Anxiety, Experience Meltdowns, Manifest Tantrums, and How You Can Intervene Effectively

by Deborah Lipsky

  • Paperback £15.99

Anxiety is the root cause of many of the difficulties experienced by people on the autism spectrum, and is often caused by things such as a change in routine, or sensory overload. Deborah Lipsky... (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 £31.49 (RRP : £34.99 save £3.50)

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)

The Protective Shell in Children and Adults

The Protective Shell in Children and Adults

by Frances Tustin

  • Paperback £38.99

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)

ADHD and Asperger Syndrome in Smart Kids and Adults: Twelve Stories of Struggle, Support, and Treatment

ADHD and Asperger Syndrome in Smart Kids and Adults: Twelve Stories of Struggle, Support, and Treatment

by Thomas E. Brown

  • Paperback £26.99 (RRP : £29.99 save £3.00)

ADHD and Asperger Syndrome in Smart Kids and Adults offers detailed examples of individuals who have above average cognitive intelligence, but struggle with executive function impairments of ADHD and... (more)

Frances Tustin Today

Frances Tustin Today

Edited by Judith L. Mitrani, Theodore Mitrani

  • Paperback £39.99

Frances Tustin Today explores some of the ways and means by which Tustin's work has enabled psychoanalytic clinicians to enter into the elemental domain of sensation: what Bion called the... (more)

Autistic Transformations: Bion's Theory and Autistic Phenomena

Autistic Transformations: Bion's Theory and Autistic Phenomena

by Celia Fix Korbivcher

  • Paperback £22.99

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)

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 £24.99

'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)

Managing Meltdowns: Using the S.C.A.R.E.D Calming Technique with Children and Adults with Autism

Managing Meltdowns: Using the S.C.A.R.E.D Calming Technique with Children and Adults with Autism

by Deborah Lipsky, Will Richards

  • Paperback £10.99

In a chaotic or threatening situation, fear is the primary emotional response of an autistic individual. Often the initial physical response is to freeze. Meltdowns, or brain overloads can be scary... (more)

The Many Faces of Asperger's Syndrome

The Many Faces of Asperger's Syndrome

Edited by Maria Rhode, Trudy Klauber

  • Paperback £32.99

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)

A Clinician’s Guide to Mental Health Conditions in Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders: Assessment and Interventions

A Clinician’s Guide to Mental Health Conditions in Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders: Assessment and Interventions

Edited by Eddie Chaplin, Debbie Spain

  • Paperback £29.99

This comprehensive and much-needed guide addresses the issues faced by clinicians in assessing and treating the range of mental health conditions, which can affect adults with Autism Spectrum... (more)

Catatonia, Shutdown and Breakdown in Autism: A Psycho-Ecological Approach

Catatonia, Shutdown and Breakdown in Autism: A Psycho-Ecological Approach

by Amitta Dr. Shah

  • Paperback £19.99

Based on Dr Amitta Shah's 35 years of clinical and research experience, this practical book shows how to recognise and diagnose catatonia in people with autism. Written for professionals, friends and... (more)

Tuning In Cards: Activities in Music and Sound for Children with Complex Needs and Visual Impairment to Foster Learning, Communication and Wellbeing

Tuning In Cards: Activities in Music and Sound for Children with Complex Needs and Visual Impairment to Foster Learning, Communication and Wellbeing

by Adam Ockelford

  • Print £19.99

Based on ground-breaking research, this set of musical activity cards will help promote social interaction in children and teenagers aged 5-19 with severe or profound learning difficulties, visual... (more)

The Growing Up Guide for Girls: What Girls on the Autism Spectrum Need to Know!

The Growing Up Guide for Girls: What Girls on the Autism Spectrum Need to Know!

by Davida Hartman

  • Hardback £10.99

The Growing Up Guide for Girls is a one-stop guide for young girls on the autism spectrum explaining all they need to know about puberty and adolescence. The pre-teen and teenage years are a bumpy... (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 £34.99

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)

Autism in Childhood and Autistic Features in Adults: A Psychoanalytic Perspective

Autism in Childhood and Autistic Features in Adults: A Psychoanalytic Perspective

Edited by Kate Barrows

  • Paperback £32.99

This is the first collection of papers published in this country which spans work with autistic children and autistic features in adults. The links between the two groups make for fascinating reading... (more)

Autism and Childhood Psychosis

Autism and Childhood Psychosis

by Frances Tustin

  • Paperback £38.99

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)

Assessment of Autism Spectrum Disorder: Second Edition

Assessment of Autism Spectrum Disorder: Second Edition

Edited by Sam Goldstein, Sally Ozonoff

  • Paperback £33.99

This authoritative resource, now thoroughly revised for DSM-5, has set the standard for the comprehensive assessment of autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Leading experts demonstrate how to craft a... (more)

Fifteen Things They Forgot to Tell You About Autism: The Stuff That Transformed My Life as an Autism Parent

Fifteen Things They Forgot to Tell You About Autism: The Stuff That Transformed My Life as an Autism Parent

by Debby Elley

  • Paperback £13.99

What if the things people need to know about autism is not the information they're getting? Combining myth-busting advice with personal experience, this book from the mother of autistic twins shares... (more)

Autism, Ethnicity and Culture: Working with Children and Families from Minority Communities

Autism, Ethnicity and Culture: Working with Children and Families from Minority Communities

by Prithvi Perepa

  • Paperback £19.99

Autism affects all ethnicities, yet professionals do not always have the skills required to support the diverse needs of autistic young people and their families from different communities. As a... (more)

Autism: A New Introduction to Psychological Theory and Current Debate

Autism: A New Introduction to Psychological Theory and Current Debate

by Sue Fletcher-Watson, Francesca Happe

  • Paperback £24.99

Based on Francesca Happe's best-selling textbook, Autism: An Introduction to Psychological Theory, this completely new edition provides a concise overview of contemporary psychological theories about... (more)

Me and My PDA: A Guide to Pathological Demand Avoidance for Young People

Me and My PDA: A Guide to Pathological Demand Avoidance for Young People

by Gloria Dura-Vila

  • Hardback £14.99

This beautifully illustrated guide helps young people with Pathological Demand Avoidance (PDA) to understand their diagnosis, develop self-awareness and implement their own personalised... (more)

Autism and Solution-Focused Practice

Autism and Solution-Focused Practice

by Els Mattelin, Hannelore Volckaert

  • Paperback £13.99

To help clients with autism think differently about their future, practitioners need to think differently about autism...Solution-focused practice is founded on a firm belief that the full potential... (more)

A Parents' ABC of the Autism Spectrum

A Parents' ABC of the Autism Spectrum

by Stephen Heydt

  • Paperback £13.99

Covering everything from Anxiety to Fragile-X Syndrome, Stephen Heydt provides an alphabetical categorisation of the possible issues a child with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) may encounter. ... (more)

Re-Thinking Autism: Diagnosis, Identity, and Equality

Re-Thinking Autism: Diagnosis, Identity, and Equality

Edited by Katherine Runswick-Cole, Rebecca Mallett

  • Paperback £21.99

Challenging existing approaches to autism that limit, and sometimes damage, the individuals who attract and receive the label, this book questions the lazy prejudices and assumptions that can... (more)

Alone Together: Making an Asperger Marriage Work

Alone Together: Making an Asperger Marriage Work

by Katrin Bentley

  • Paperback £14.99

Communication is one of the biggest challenges faced by people with Asperger's Syndrome (AS), yet an Asperger marriage requires communication more than any other relationship. Thousands of people... (more)

Motivate to Communicate!: 300 Games and Activities for Your Child with Autism

Motivate to Communicate!: 300 Games and Activities for Your Child with Autism

by Simone Griffin, Dianne Sandler

  • Paperback £13.99

This accessible and practical photocopiable resource is brimming with ideas and guidance for motivating children with autism spectrum disorder or other communication difficulties. The clear and... (more)

Changing Destinies: The Re-Start Infant Family Programme for Early Autistic Behaviours

Changing Destinies: The Re-Start Infant Family Programme for Early Autistic Behaviours

by Stella Acquarone, Isabel Jimenez Acquarone

  • Paperback £34.99

The term ‘pre-autism’ is becoming more widespread as a result of growing awareness of the importance of a child’s first three years of life in diagnosing behaviours which, if untreated, can develop... (more)

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