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On Adolescence: Inside Stories

On Adolescence: Inside Stories

by Margot Waddell

  • Paperback £28.79 (RRP : £31.99 save £3.20)

Adolescence and adolescent states of mind have seldom captured so much attention publicly, nor have they stirred so much anxiety and disturbance privately. This long acknowledged, problematic,... (more)

Turning the Tide: The Psychoanalytic Approach of the Fitzjohn's Unit to Patients with Complex Needs

Turning the Tide: The Psychoanalytic Approach of the Fitzjohn's Unit to Patients with Complex Needs

Edited by Rael Meyerowitz, David Bell

  • Paperback £19.79 (RRP : £21.99 save £2.20)

Since it was founded in 1920, the Tavistock Clinic has developed a wide range of developmental approaches to mental health which have been strongly influenced by the ideas of psychoanalysis. It has... (more)

Psychodynamic Interventions in Pregnancy and Infancy: Clinical and Theoretical Perspectives

Psychodynamic Interventions in Pregnancy and Infancy: Clinical and Theoretical Perspectives

by Bjoern Salomonsson

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Psychodynamic Interventions in Pregnancy and Infancy builds on Bjoern Salomonsson's experiences as a psychoanalytic consultant working with parents and their babies. Emotional problems during the... (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)

Short-term Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy for Adolescents with Depression: A Treatment Manual

Short-term Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy for Adolescents with Depression: A Treatment Manual

Edited by Jocelyn Catty

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Short-term Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy (STPP) is a manualised, time-limited model of psychoanalytic psychotherapy comprising twenty-eight weekly sessions for the adolescent patient and seven... (more)

Psychodynamic Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy: Theories and Methods

Psychodynamic Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy: Theories and Methods

by Liselotte Grunbaum, Karen Vibeke Mortensen

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This book is both a textbook and book of reference for all child and adolescent psychotherapists. It addresses both novices, who need to learn the theories and methods of the work, and also... (more)

Dark Side of the Womb: Pregnancy, Parenting and Persecutory Anxieties

Dark Side of the Womb: Pregnancy, Parenting and Persecutory Anxieties

by Joan Raphael-Leff

  • Paperback £18.00 (RRP : £20.00 save £2.00)

Contents:

Chapter 1: MATERNAL ORIENTATIONS - Mothers' Approaches to Pregnancy, Birth and Parenting

Chapter 2: FAMILY CLIMATES - Interaction Between Fathers, Mothers, Babies and Siblings

Chapter... (more)

Understanding 12-14-Year-Olds

Understanding 12-14-Year-Olds

by Margot Waddell, Your Child Understanding

  • Paperback £9.99

Margot Waddell offers helpful advice to parents whose children have reached the turbulent teenage years. From conflict management to addressing issues of bullying, stealing and same-sex friendships,... (more)

Reading Klein

Reading Klein

by Margaret Rustin, Michael Rustin

  • Paperback £28.35 (RRP : £28.99 save £0.64)

Reading Klein provides an introduction to the work of one of the twentieth century's greatest psychoanalysts, known in particular for her contribution in developing child analysis and for her vivid... (more)

Developmental Perspectives in Child Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy

Developmental Perspectives in Child Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy

by Christopher Bonovitz

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Developmental Perspectives in Child Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy incorporates recent innovations in developmental theory and research into our understanding of the nature of change in child... (more)

Latency: The Golden Age of Childhood

Latency: The Golden Age of Childhood

by Gertraud Diem-Wille

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This book concerns the child’s emotional and cognitive development during the period of latency. It constitutes a bridge between the first stormy years of child development and adolescence. The... (more)

Understanding Your Baby

Understanding Your Baby

by Sophie Boswell, Your Child Understanding

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How do you decide whether to breast feed your baby and what are the emotions involved for mother and baby when the baby rejects a feed, or when breast feeding stops? What happens when a baby starts... (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)

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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This volume is the result of over twenty years of therapeutic interventions with families within the Tavistock Clinic's Under Fives Service. It describes in detail the process of understanding young... (more)

Adolescent Psychotherapy: A Radical Relational Approach

Adolescent Psychotherapy: A Radical Relational Approach

by Bronagh Starrs

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Counsellors and psychotherapists are faced with ever-increasing complexity in their work with adolescents. In this book, Bronagh Starrs offers an understanding of developmental and therapeutic... (more)

The Essentials of Counselling and Psychotherapy in Primary Schools

The Essentials of Counselling and Psychotherapy in Primary Schools

by Gary Winship, Shelley G. MacDonald

  • Paperback £17.99 (RRP : £19.99 save £2.00)

The book is targeted at all practitioners in the helping and enabling professions working with children and young people, and is essential reading for anyone undertaking training where elements of... (more)

Understanding Your Three-Year-Old

Understanding Your Three-Year-Old

by Louise Emanuel, Your Child Understanding

  • Paperback £9.99

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)

Mother, Madonna, Whore: The Idealization and Denigration of Motherhood

Mother, Madonna, Whore: The Idealization and Denigration of Motherhood

by Estela V. Welldon

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To Freud, female sexuality remained something of a mystery: a riddle and a dark continent. He urged his female colleagues to enlighten him. Many have since done so - and this book is a most vivid and... (more)

Transforming Despair to Hope: Reflections on the Psychotherapeutic Process with Severely Neglected and Traumatised Children

Transforming Despair to Hope: Reflections on the Psychotherapeutic Process with Severely Neglected and Traumatised Children

by Monica Lanyado

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Transforming Despair to Hope: Reflections on the Psychotherapeutic Process with Severely Neglected and Traumatised Children offers a thorough overview of the problems and rewards of trying to help... (more)

Melanie Klein: The Basics

Melanie Klein: The Basics

by R.D. Hinshelwood, Tomasz Fortuna

  • Paperback £16.99

Melanie Klein: The Basics provides an accessible and concise introduction to the life and work of Melanie Klein, whose discoveries advanced those of Freud and other analysts, deepening our insight... (more)

The Collected Works of Melanie Klein

The Collected Works of Melanie Klein

by Melanie Klein

  • Hardback £94.50 (RRP : £105.00 save £10.50)

A cloth-bound four-volume set including Melanie Klein's best-known works.

This is a facsimile edition of the 1975 Hogarth Press four-volume set with a limited print-run of 300.

Volume I -... (more)

The Mentalization Guidebook

The Mentalization Guidebook

by Janne Oestergaard Hagelquist

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The Mentalization Guidebook is a tool for professionals working with traumatisted and neglected people who want to use mentalization in their work. The intention of the book is to show the best... (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)

Playing and Reality

Playing and Reality

by Donald W. Winnicott

  • Paperback £17.99

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

The Psychoanalyst and the Child: From the Consultation to Psychoanalytic Treatment

The Psychoanalyst and the Child: From the Consultation to Psychoanalytic Treatment

by Michel Ody

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

The Psychoanalyst and the Child explores the unique nature of psychoanalytic work with children. This book is based on more than 30 years of practice and reflection within the framework of the Alfred... (more)

On Children Who Privilege the Body: Reflections of an Independent Psychotherapist

On Children Who Privilege the Body: Reflections of an Independent Psychotherapist

by Ann Horne

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On Children Who Privilege the Body: Reflections of an Independent Psychotherapist brings together selected papers from the career of Ann Horne, and interrogates her vast experience in the field of... (more)

Understanding 8-9-year-olds

Understanding 8-9-year-olds

by Biddy Youell

  • Paperback £9.99

Understanding 8-9-Year-Olds describes how children grow and change as they move further away from reliance on home and family, out into the world of school and community. Children of this age develop... (more)

Understanding Your One-Year-Old

Understanding Your One-Year-Old

by Sarah Gustavus Jones

  • Paperback £9.99

How does a one-year-old's mind and personality develop and grow? How does your role as a parent change when your baby starts to walk, talk and really explore the world around her? How do you support... (more)

Understanding Your Two-Year-Old

Understanding Your Two-Year-Old

by Lisa Miller, Your Child Understanding

  • Paperback £9.99

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)

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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