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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)

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)

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)

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)

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 £19.99

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)

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)

Contemporary Child Psychotherapy: Integration and Imagination in Creative Clinical Practice

Contemporary Child Psychotherapy: Integration and Imagination in Creative Clinical Practice

Edited by Roz Read, Jeanne Magagna

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

Contemporary Child Psychotherapy: Integration and Imagination in Creative Clinical Practice demonstrates the step-by-step process of developing the depth of understanding, creativity, knowledge and... (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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

Supporting Young People through Everyday Chaos: Counselling When Things Fall Apart

Supporting Young People through Everyday Chaos: Counselling When Things Fall Apart

by Nick Luxmoore

  • Paperback £14.99

This book provides ways to support and counsel young people struggling to adapt and live with the constant possibility of things breaking down, of normal life being overtaken by chaos.

Covering... (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)

The Late Teenage Years: From Seventeen to Adulthood

The Late Teenage Years: From Seventeen to Adulthood

by Luis Rodriguez De La Sierra, Joan Schachter

  • Paperback £16.99

The problems which the individual has to deal with in adolescence are qualitatively different from those of childhood; they are related in particular to the adolescent's reaction/responses to 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

  • 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 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)

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)

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)

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 Baby and the Drive: Lacanian Work with Newborns and Infants

The Baby and the Drive: Lacanian Work with Newborns and Infants

by Marie Couvert

  • Paperback £29.99

The Baby and the Drive presents a new reading of psychoanalytic drive theory, as well as offering clinical tools for early identification of difficulties and intervention with babies and their... (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)

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)

Siblings in the Unconscious and Psychopathology: Womb Fantasies, Claustrophobias, Fear of Pregnancy, Murderous Rage, Animal Symbolism, Christmas and Easter

Siblings in the Unconscious and Psychopathology: Womb Fantasies, Claustrophobias, Fear of Pregnancy, Murderous Rage, Animal Symbolism, Christmas and Easter "Neuroses", and Twinnings or Identifications with Sisters and Brothers

by Vamik D. Volkan, Gabriele Ast

  • Paperback £29.99

This book examines adults’ identifications and internal relationships with their siblings’ mental representations. The authors believe that the best way to illustrate clinical formulations and... (more)

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