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The Birth of an Adoptive, Foster or Stepmother: Beyond Biological Mothering Attachments

The Birth of an Adoptive, Foster or Stepmother: Beyond Biological Mothering Attachments

by Barbara Waterman

  • Paperback £23.99

Adoptive, foster and stepmothers, like biological mothers, find their lives completely changed by motherhood although they are not always granted the rights and privileges accorded to those who give... (more)

School Phobia, Panic Attacks and Anxiety in Children

School Phobia, Panic Attacks and Anxiety in Children

by Marianna Csoti

  • Paperback £21.99

Many children are challenged by anxiety at some time in their school career. Bringing together knowledge from her years of teaching and parenting, the author shows how parents and professionals can... (more)

Change-Oriented Therapy with Adolescents and Young Adults: A New Generation of Respectful and Effective Processes and Practices

Change-Oriented Therapy with Adolescents and Young Adults: A New Generation of Respectful and Effective Processes and Practices

by Bob Bertolino

  • Paperback £23.00

In Change-Oriented Therapy With Adolescents and Young Adults, Bob Bertolino writes with an eye toward the issues faced by contemporary therapists who, confronted with the pressures of running a... (more)

Creative Therapies with Traumatized Children

Creative Therapies with Traumatized Children

by Anne Bannister

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Anne Bannister shows how in 'the space between' children and their therapists, the child and adult can each use their creative skills to aid developmental processes, reverse negative brain patterns... (more)

The Organization of Attachment Relationships: Maturation, Culture, and Context

The Organization of Attachment Relationships: Maturation, Culture, and Context

Edited by Patricia McKinsey Crittenden, Angelika H. Claussen

  • Paperback £42.99

Focusing on quality of attachment as a central variable in developmental research, this text aims to provide theory and methods to understand human variation in interpersonal and cultural... (more)

Difficult Moments in Child Psychotherapy

Difficult Moments in Child Psychotherapy

Edited by Stewart Gabel, Cynthia R. Pfeffer

  • Paperback £32.00

Psychotherapy with children and adolescents is difficult. This book offers accounts of the personal experiences of a number of child and adolescent psychiatrists, who show how difficult moments may... (more)

How to Help a Clumsy Child: Strategies for Young Children with Developmental Motor Concerns.

How to Help a Clumsy Child: Strategies for Young Children with Developmental Motor Concerns.

by Lisa A. Kurtz

  • Paperback £17.99

Mealtimes, getting dressed and learning to write can all be difficult for a child with coordination difficulties. This practical resource offers advice on how to recognize normal and abnormal motor... (more)

Therapeutic Communities for Children and Young People

Therapeutic Communities for Children and Young People

Edited by Adrian Ward, Jane Pooley

  • Print £32.99

Whilst there is now a growing canon of literature on Therapeutic Communities both in general and in different contexts, relatively little has been written about TCs for children and young people.... (more)

My Right to Play: A Child with Complex Needs

My Right to Play: A Child with Complex Needs

by Robert Orr

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This lively and accessible book provides a take on life from the perspective of a child who has no sight and no speech and who uses a wheelchair because of physical disabilities. (more)

Divorcing Children: Children's Experience of their Parents' Divorce

Divorcing Children: Children's Experience of their Parents' Divorce

Edited by Ian Butler, Margaret Robinson

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Drawing on a three-year multidisciplinary study of the children of divorced parents, the authors, leading academics in their fields, present a much-needed guide to working with children who are... (more)

Children's Communication Skills: From Birth to Five Years

Children's Communication Skills: From Birth to Five Years

by Belinda Buckley

  • Paperback £36.99

Children's Communication Skills: From Birth to Five Years uses a clear format to set out the key stages of communication development in babies and young children. Its aim is to increase awareness in... (more)

Transgenderism and Intersexuality in Childhood and Adolescence

Transgenderism and Intersexuality in Childhood and Adolescence

by Peggy T. Cohen-Kettenis, Friedemann Pfafflin

  • Paperback £67.00

presents an overview of the research, clinical insights, and ethical dilemmas relevant to clinicians who treat intersex youth and their families. Exploring gender development from a cross-cultural... (more)

Drawing and Painting: Children and Visual Representation: Second Edition

Drawing and Painting: Children and Visual Representation: Second Edition

by John Matthews

  • Paperback £40.99

This book has been revised to reflect recent developments in early childhood education, in developmental psychology and in our understanding of children's development in the arts.The author shows how... (more)

If Your Adolescent has Depression or Bipolar Disorder: An Essential Resource for Parents

If Your Adolescent has Depression or Bipolar Disorder: An Essential Resource for Parents

by Dwight L. Evans, Linda W. Andrews

  • Paperback £9.99

While coping with teenage moodiness can be difficult under any circumstances, it can be especially challenging if a teenager has a serious mood disorder. This concise, readable book is the definitive... (more)

Child Pornography: An Internet Crime

Child Pornography: An Internet Crime

by Max Taylor, Ethel Quayle

  • Print £39.99

The availability of child pornography on the Internet has become a cause of huge social concern in recent years. This book considers the reality behind the often hysterical media coverage of the... (more)

Touchpoints: 3 to 6: Your Child's Emotional & Behavioral Development

Touchpoints: 3 to 6: Your Child's Emotional & Behavioral Development

by T. Berry Brazelton, Joshua D. Sparrow

  • Paperback £15.99

Through delightful profiles of four very different children, the authors apply the touchpoints theory (following the pattern of growth--new challenge --regression--recharging--and renewed growth) to... (more)

Children's Unspoken Language

Children's Unspoken Language

by Gwyneth Doherty-Sneddon

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Gwyneth Doherty-Sneddon, a developmental psychologist and mother of a young son herself, demonstrates the way in which a young child's developing personality and intelligence is revealed in their... (more)

The welfare of children with mentally ill parents: Learning from inter-country comparisons

The welfare of children with mentally ill parents: Learning from inter-country comparisons

Edited by Rachael Hetherington, Judith Trowell

  • Hardback £157.00

Examines the interventions made by professional workers from a range of different disciplines in families with dependent children and a mentally ill parent. The authors compare responses of... (more)

New Feminist Stories of Child Sexual Abuse: Sexual Scripts and Dangerous Dialogues

New Feminist Stories of Child Sexual Abuse: Sexual Scripts and Dangerous Dialogues

Edited by Paula Reavey, Sam Warner

  • Print £48.99

The international feminist contributors to this book look through the lens of poststructuralism at how child sexual abuse is differently represented and understood in the populist, academic,... (more)

Adoption: Changing Families, Changing Times

Adoption: Changing Families, Changing Times

Edited by Anthony Douglas, Terry Philpot

  • Paperback £38.99

Draws together contributions from all those with an interest in adoption: adopted people; birth parents and adoptive parents; practitioners and managers in the statutory and voluntary sectors;... (more)

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