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How it Feels to be You: Objects, Play and Child Psychotherapy

How it Feels to be You: Objects, Play and Child Psychotherapy

by Tamsin Cottis

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

Through the stories of individual children, this book illuminates the process of creative, play-based child psychotherapy. Each chapter focuses on a specific issue that brings a child or a young... (more)

Respark: Igniting Hope and Joy After Trauma and Depression

Respark: Igniting Hope and Joy After Trauma and Depression

by Graham Music

  • Paperback £9.89 (RRP : £10.99 save £1.10)
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How can we respark joy and hope after despondency, numbness or trauma? Acclaimed psychotherapist and trauma expert, Graham Music, in his sixth book, distils decades of experience to deliver a roadmap... (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)

Gender Dysphoria: A Therapeutic Model for Working with Children, Adolescents and Young Adults

Gender Dysphoria: A Therapeutic Model for Working with Children, Adolescents and Young Adults

by Susan Evans, Marcus Evans

  • Paperback £25.19 (RRP : £27.99 save £2.80)

In recent years, there has been an explosion in the number of children and young people who diagnose themselves as gender dysphoric, or trans. In the UK, and worldwide, there is a growing tendency to... (more)

Finding Your Way with Your Baby: The Emotional Life of Parents and Babies

Finding Your Way with Your Baby: The Emotional Life of Parents and Babies

by Dilys Daws, Alexandra de Rementeria

  • Paperback £14.99

Finding Your Way with Your Baby explores the emotional experience of the baby in the first year and that of the mother, father and other significant adults.

This updated edition is informed by... (more)

A Psychotherapeutic Understanding of Eating Disorders in Children and Young People: Ways to Release the Imprisoned Self

A Psychotherapeutic Understanding of Eating Disorders in Children and Young People: Ways to Release the Imprisoned Self

by Jeanne Magagna

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

This important book shows how psychotherapy can address severe eating disorders in children and young people, illustrating the ways an imprisoned self can be released from suffering.

The book... (more)

Children in Lockdown: Learning the lessons of pandemic times

Children in Lockdown: Learning the lessons of pandemic times

Edited by Christopher Arnold, Brian Davis

  • Paperback £35.99 (RRP : £39.99 save £4.00)

This timely and relevant book focuses on the societal impact of the pandemic on children and the educational, social and psychological services that function to support them. It acknowledges the... (more)

From Trauma to Harming Others: Therapeutic Work with Delinquent, Violent and Sexually Harmful Children and Young People

From Trauma to Harming Others: Therapeutic Work with Delinquent, Violent and Sexually Harmful Children and Young People

Edited by Ariel Nathanson, Graham Music

  • Paperback £22.49 (RRP : £24.99 save £2.50)

From Trauma to Harming Others shows the approach of professionals from the world-renowned Portman Clinic, which specializes in work with violence, delinquency and sexual acting out.

This book... (more)

Child Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy in Primary Schools: Tavistock Approaches

Child Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy in Primary Schools: Tavistock Approaches

Edited by Katie Argent

  • Paperback £22.49 (RRP : £24.99 save £2.50)

This book investigates the experiences of severely troubled children and their families, teachers, and child psychoanalytic psychotherapists working together in primary schools.

The book begins... (more)

Scattered Minds: The Origins and Healing of Attention Deficit Disorder

Scattered Minds: The Origins and Healing of Attention Deficit Disorder

by Gabor Mate

  • Paperback £10.99

Scattered Minds explodes the myth of attention deficit disorder as genetically based - and offers real hope and advice for children and adults who live with the condition.

Gabor Mate is a... (more)

On Adolescence: Inside Stories

On Adolescence: Inside Stories

by Margot Waddell

  • Paperback £36.99

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)

Playing and Reality

Playing and Reality

by Donald W. Winnicott

  • Paperback £18.99

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

Treating Children with Dissociative Disorders: Attachment, Trauma, Theory and Practice

Treating Children with Dissociative Disorders: Attachment, Trauma, Theory and Practice

Edited by Valerie Sinason, Renée Potgieter Marks

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

This book provides a comprehensive overview of research into dissociation in children and adolescents and challenges conventional ideas about complex behaviours.

Offering a new perspective to... (more)

When A Child Grieves: Psychoanalytic Understanding and Technique

When A Child Grieves: Psychoanalytic Understanding and Technique

by Corinne Masur

  • Paperback £25.19 (RRP : £27.99 save £2.80)

For many years, debate has raged as to whether children are capable of embarking on a true mourning process. In When a Child Grieves, Corinne Masur provides an excellent overview of the myriad... (more)

The Myth of Attachment Theory: A Critical Understanding for Multicultural Societies

The Myth of Attachment Theory: A Critical Understanding for Multicultural Societies

by Heidi Keller

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

The Myth of Attachment Theory confronts the uncritical acceptance of attachment theory - challenging its scientific basis and questioning the relevance in our modern, superdiverse and multicultural... (more)

Understanding 12-14-Year-Olds

Understanding 12-14-Year-Olds

by Margot Waddell, Your Child Understanding

  • Paperback £10.99

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)

Closely Observed Infants

Closely Observed Infants

Edited by Lisa Miller, Margaret Rustin

  • Paperback £25.99

For many years the regular observation of infants during the first two years of life has been a vital element in the training of child psychotherapists at the Tavistock Clinic. This book presents... (more)

Mentalizing in Child Therapy: Guidelines for Clinical Practitioners: Second Edition

Mentalizing in Child Therapy: Guidelines for Clinical Practitioners: Second Edition

by Annelies Verheugt-Pleiter, Jolien Zevalkink

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

Mentalizing in Child Therapy focuses on open-ended psychotherapy for children with complex mental health issues and attachment problems. It offers examples of personalized and integrated treatment... (more)

Mentalization-Based Treatment for Adolescents: A Practical Treatment Guide

Mentalization-Based Treatment for Adolescents: A Practical Treatment Guide

Edited by Trudie Rossouw, Maria Wiwe

  • Paperback £22.49 (RRP : £24.99 save £2.50)

Mentalization-Based Treatment for Adolescents (MBT-A)is a practical guide for child and adolescent mental health professionals to help enhance their knowledge, skills and practice.

The book... (more)

The Collected Works of Melanie Klein

The Collected Works of Melanie Klein

by Melanie Klein

  • Hardback £120.00

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

This is a facsimile edition of the 1975 Hogarth Press four-volume set.

Volume I - “Love, Guilt and Reparation” and Other Works... (more)

Understanding 6-7-Year-Olds

Understanding 6-7-Year-Olds

by Corinne Aves

  • Paperback £10.99

This accessible book provides a wealth of information to help parents, educators and carers better relate to children at this exciting, yet demanding, stage of development. From the new-found sense... (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

  • Paperback £40.49 (RRP : £44.99 save £4.50)

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)

Pregnancy: The Inside Story

Pregnancy: The Inside Story

by Joan Raphael-Leff

  • Paperback £32.99

Utilising her wealth of material and experience, Raphael-Leff explores various aspects of 'the inside story' of pregnancy. She answers such questions as: What meanings does childbearing have in the... (more)

The Interpersonal World of the Infant: A View from Psychoanalysis and Developmental Psychology

The Interpersonal World of the Infant: A View from Psychoanalysis and Developmental Psychology

by Daniel N. Stern

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

The ground-breaking book which attempts to bridge the gap between the psychoanalytic and cognitive psychological theories of child development. (more)

Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy: Making the Conscious Unconscious: Third Edition

Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy: Making the Conscious Unconscious: Third Edition

by Peter Blake

  • Paperback £35.99 (RRP : £39.99 save £4.00)

In this new edition Blake gives a personal account of his professional experience of working with children and adolescents over the last 45 years. Providing a wonderful integration of the conceptual... (more)

Working With Fathers in Psychoanalytic Parent-Infant Psychotherapy

Working With Fathers in Psychoanalytic Parent-Infant Psychotherapy

Edited by Tessa Baradon

  • Paperback £27.59 (RRP : £29.99 save £2.40)

Working With Fathers in Psychoanalytic Parent-Infant Psychotherapy: Paternal Subjectivity interfaces theoretical ideas about fatherhood and their incorporation into the clinical practice of... (more)

The Mentalization Guidebook

The Mentalization Guidebook

by Janne Oestergaard Hagelquist

  • Paperback £42.99

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)

Why Love Matters: How Affection Shapes a Baby's Brain: Second Edition

Why Love Matters: How Affection Shapes a Baby's Brain: Second Edition

by Sue Gerhardt

  • Paperback £19.99

Why Love Matters explains why loving relationships are essential to brain development in the early years, and how these early interactions can have lasting consequences for future emotional and... (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

  • Paperback £34.99

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)

Understanding Your Baby

Understanding Your Baby

by Sophie Boswell, Your Child Understanding

  • Paperback £10.99
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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)

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