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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)

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)

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 Winnicott's published and unpublished papers on psychoanalysis and child...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)

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)

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)

Neurodevelopmental Parent-Infant Psychotherapy and Mindfulness

Neurodevelopmental Parent-Infant Psychotherapy and Mindfulness

by Maria Pozzi Monzo

  • Paperback £29.99

This innovative book explains and introduces the use of mindfulness in therapeutic work with parents and babies, covering issues such as feeding, crying, sleeping and relating, as well as other... (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)

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)

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 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)

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)

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)

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)

New Discoveries in Child Psychotherapy: Findings from Qualitative Research

New Discoveries in Child Psychotherapy: Findings from Qualitative Research

Edited by Margaret Rustin, Michael Rustin

  • Paperback £33.59 (RRP : £34.99 save £1.40)

New Discoveries in Child Psychotherapy presents eleven new findings in child psychoanalytic research, most of them based on the experience of the clinical consulting room. Each chapter is the work of... (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)

Surviving Space: Papers on Infant Observation

Surviving Space: Papers on Infant Observation

Edited by Andrew Briggs

  • Paperback £32.99

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)

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 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)

The Silent Child: Communication without Words

The Silent Child: Communication without Words

Edited by Jeanne Magagna

  • Paperback £49.99

The Silent Child: Communication without Words describes a way of understanding and communicating with children who are not speaking, but rather using their bodies and somatic symptoms to express... (more)

Mentalizing in Child Therapy: Guidelines for Clinical Practitioners

Mentalizing in Child Therapy: Guidelines for Clinical Practitioners

Edited by Annelies J.E. Verheugt-Pleiter, Jolien Zevalkink

  • Paperback £44.99

Mentalization-based child therapy, previously known as developmental therapy, is the latest branch on the psychoanalytic tree of knowledge. It comprises a number of techniques that address... (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)

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)

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)

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)

The Baby as Subject: Clinical Studies in Infant-Parent Therapy

The Baby as Subject: Clinical Studies in Infant-Parent Therapy

Edited by Campbell Paul, Frances Thomson-Salo

  • Paperback £34.99

This book is a collection of papers by clinicians united in their conviction about the importance of directly engaging and interacting with the baby in the presence of the parents whenever possible.... (more)

Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy

Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy

by Peter Blake

  • Paperback £38.99

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)

The Handbook of Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy: Psychoanalytic Approaches

The Handbook of Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy: Psychoanalytic Approaches

Edited by Monica Lanyado, Ann Horne

  • Paperback £33.29 (RRP : £36.99 save £3.70)

This new edition of The Handbook of Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy reflects the many changes in the profession. It includes: additional chapters on neuroscience, work with looked after children... (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)

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)

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