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On Adolescence: Inside Stories

On Adolescence: Inside Stories

by Margot Waddell

  • Paperback £34.99

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)

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)

Baby Observation: Emotional Relationships during the First Year of Life

Baby Observation: Emotional Relationships during the First Year of Life

by Manuel Perez-Sanchez

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

‘Manuel Pérez-Sánchez has presented a very vivid description of a baby’s first year of life. Direct observational material is lent understanding through the combination of his and Esther Bick’s... (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 £20.00

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)

Hold on to Your Kids: Why Parents Need to Matter More Than Peers

Hold on to Your Kids: Why Parents Need to Matter More Than Peers

by Gabor Mate, Gordon Neufeld

  • Paperback £10.99

'Mate's book will make you examine your behaviour in a new light' Guardian

'bold, wise and deeply moral. [Mate] is a healer to be cherished' Naomi Klein, author of No Logo and The Shock... (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 Winnicott's published and unpublished papers on psychoanalysis and child...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)

Sustaining Depth and Meaning in School Leadership: Keeping Your Head

Sustaining Depth and Meaning in School Leadership: Keeping Your Head

Edited by Emil Jackson, Andrea Berkeley

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

Sustaining Depth and Meaning in School Leadership: Keeping Your Head concerns the emotional and psychological experience of school leadership - in particular, the felt experience of life as a... (more)

Nurturing Children: From Trauma to Growth Using Attachment Theory, Psychoanalysis and Neurobiology

Nurturing Children: From Trauma to Growth Using Attachment Theory, Psychoanalysis and Neurobiology

by Graham Music

  • Paperback £20.99

Nurturing Children describes children's lives transformed through therapy. Drawing on decades of experience, internationally respected clinician and trainer Graham Music tackles major issues... (more)

Understanding Your Baby

Understanding Your Baby

by Sophie Boswell, Your Child Understanding

  • Paperback £9.99
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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)

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)

Working With Fathers in Psychoanalytic Parent-Infant Psychotherapy

Working With Fathers in Psychoanalytic Parent-Infant Psychotherapy

Edited by Tessa Baradon

  • Paperback £26.67 (RRP : £28.99 save £2.32)

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

A for Adoption: An Exploration of the Adoption Experience for Families and Professionals

A for Adoption: An Exploration of the Adoption Experience for Families and Professionals

by Alison Roy

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

The experience of adoption, both adopting and being adopted, can stir up deep emotional pain, often related to loss and early trauma. A for Adoption provides insight and support to those families and... (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

  • Paperback £32.99
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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)

Home is Where We Start From: Essays by a Psychoanalyst

Home is Where We Start From: Essays by a Psychoanalyst

by Donald W. Winnicott

  • Paperback £11.69 (RRP : £12.99 save £1.30)

A series of papers divided into three groups: 'Health and Illness', 'The Family', and 'Reflections on society'. (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 £22.99

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)

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)

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)

Reading Klein

Reading Klein

by Margaret Rustin, Michael Rustin

  • Paperback £32.99

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)

Nurturing Natures: Attachment and Children's Emotional, Sociocultural and Brain Development: Second Edition

Nurturing Natures: Attachment and Children's Emotional, Sociocultural and Brain Development: Second Edition

by Graham Music

  • Paperback £36.99

The new edition of this bestselling book examines the essential research about children's emotional development, with an expert balance of theory and clinical implications. Integrating the latest... (more)

Assessment in Child Psychotherapy

Assessment in Child Psychotherapy

Edited by Margaret Rustin, Emanuela Quagliata

  • Paperback £29.69 (RRP : £32.99 save £3.30)

This book describes an approach to children and young people who might be helped by child psychotherapy. Attention is paid to factors within the child's personality, to strengths and impediments in... (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)

Closely Observed Infants

Closely Observed Infants

Edited by Lisa Miller, Margaret Rustin

  • Paperback £23.99

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)

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)

Mentalization in the Family: A Guide for Professionals and Parents

Mentalization in the Family: A Guide for Professionals and Parents

by Janne Oestergaard Hagelquist, Heino Rasmussen

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

Mentalization in the Family draws upon the latest research on child development, parenting, and mentalization theory to provide a comprehensive guidebook for parents, teachers, social workers, and... (more)

The Developing Mind: How Relationships and the Brain Interact to Shape Who We Are: Third Edition

The Developing Mind: How Relationships and the Brain Interact to Shape Who We Are: Third Edition

by Daniel J. Siegel

  • Hardback £36.89 (RRP : £40.99 save £4.10)

This highly influential work--now in a revised and expanded third edition incorporating major advances in the field--gives clinicians, educators, and students a new understanding of what the mind is,... (more)

The Tavistock Model: Papers on Child Development and Psychoanalytic Training

The Tavistock Model: Papers on Child Development and Psychoanalytic Training

by Martha Harris, Esther Bick

  • Paperback £33.50

This is one of a new two volume edition of Collected Papers of Martha Harris and Esther Bick, which includes some papers not published in the first edition. The companion volume, Adolescence, by... (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 £22.99

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. It does so in a way that is deeply... (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 £32.99

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)

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