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On Adolescence: Inside Stories

On Adolescence: Inside Stories

by Margot Waddell

  • Paperback £27.19 (RRP : £31.99 save £4.80)

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 £19.39 (RRP : £21.99 save £2.60)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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 £17.00 (RRP : £20.00 save £3.00)

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)

Engaging Infants: Embodied Communication in Short-Term Infant-Parent Therapy

Engaging Infants: Embodied Communication in Short-Term Infant-Parent Therapy

by Frances Thomson-Salo

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The book begins by describing, within a psychodynamic approach, some traits an infant may bring to an intervention, followed by descriptions of interventions in several specialised perinatal... (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)

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)

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 £28.35 (RRP : £28.99 save £0.64)

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)

Lacanian Psychoanalysis with Babies, Children, and Adolescents: Further Notes on the Child

Lacanian Psychoanalysis with Babies, Children, and Adolescents: Further Notes on the Child

Edited by Carol Owens, Stephanie Farrelly Quinn

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Lacan did not say or write very much about the psychoanalysis of children. There is no doctrine of the psychoanalysis of children in his work. Instead, his 1956-1957 seminar on ‘the object relation’... (more)

Understanding 12-14-Year-Olds

Understanding 12-14-Year-Olds

by Margot Waddell, Your Child Understanding

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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)

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 £33.99 (RRP : £39.99 save £6.00)

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)

Transforming Infant Wellbeing: Research Policy and Practice for the First 1001 Critical Days

Transforming Infant Wellbeing: Research Policy and Practice for the First 1001 Critical Days

by Penelope Leach

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

Transforming Infant Wellbeing brings together science and policy to highlight the critical importance of the first 1001 days of infancy: the period from conception to the second birthday. Introduced... (more)

The Collected Works of Melanie Klein

The Collected Works of Melanie Klein

by Melanie Klein

  • Hardback £89.25 (RRP : £105.00 save £15.75)

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)

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)

Developmental Perspectives in Child Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy

Developmental Perspectives in Child Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy

by Christopher Bonovitz

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

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)

The Mentalization Guidebook

The Mentalization Guidebook

by Janne Oestergaard Hagelquist

  • Paperback £31.44 (RRP : £36.99 save £5.55)
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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)

Melanie Klein Revisited: Pioneer and Revolutionary in the Psychoanalysis of Young Children

Melanie Klein Revisited: Pioneer and Revolutionary in the Psychoanalysis of Young Children

by Susan Sherwin-White

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While much writing has been devoted, predominantly by contemporary Kleinian adult psychoanalysts, to the Kleinian and post Kleinian development of Klein’s work, comparatively little has recently been... (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)

Love, Guilt and Reparation

Love, Guilt and Reparation

by Melanie Klein

  • Paperback £12.99

This book shows the growth of Melanie Klein's work and ideas between 1921 and 1945. The earlier papers reveal her intense preoccupation with the impact of infant anxieties upon child development. The... (more)

Latency: The Golden Age of Childhood

Latency: The Golden Age of Childhood

by Gertraud Diem-Wille

  • Paperback £20.79 (RRP : £23.99 save £3.20)

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)

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)

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)

Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy

Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy

by Peter Blake

  • Paperback £30.59 (RRP : £35.99 save £5.40)
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In this book, Peter Blake articulates his clinical practice of child and adolescent psychotherapy. A clear conceptual framework and historical context is provided for the work. The book is then... (more)

Work Discussion: Learning from Reflective Practice in Work with Children and Families

Work Discussion: Learning from Reflective Practice in Work with Children and Families

Edited by Margaret Rustin, Jonathan Bradley

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'Work Discussion brings together a combination of close observation of, and personal and interpersonal responses to, the minutiae of the work setting and its dynamics, both internal and external.... (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)

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)

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

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

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