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Transitional Objects in Early Childhood: The Value of Transitional Objects in the Early Years

Transitional Objects in Early Childhood: The Value of Transitional Objects in the Early Years

by Amanda Norman

  • Paperback £29.99

In this innovative book, Amanda Norman looks at D. W. Winnicott’s theory of Transitional Objects in early years practice, the ‘good-enough’ parent, and the relationship between the young child and... (more)

Perspectives from a Psych-Oncology Team Working with Teenagers and Young Adults with Cancer: Thrown Off Course

Perspectives from a Psych-Oncology Team Working with Teenagers and Young Adults with Cancer: Thrown Off Course

Edited by Jane Elfer

  • Paperback £29.99

Exploring the work of a Psych-Oncology Team in an inpatient and outpatient setting, this powerful, interesting, and engaging book is about teenagers and young adults diagnosed with cancer.

As... (more)

The Simple Guide to Emotional Neglect: What It Is and How to Help

The Simple Guide to Emotional Neglect: What It Is and How to Help

by Betsy de Thierry

  • Paperback £10.99

What is emotional neglect? How does it affect children and the adults they become? What can we do to help?

In The Simple Guide to Emotional Neglect, Betsy de Thierry provides clarity and... (more)

The Infinite Infantile and the Psychoanalytic Task: Psychoanalysis with Children, Adolescents and their Families

The Infinite Infantile and the Psychoanalytic Task: Psychoanalysis with Children, Adolescents and their Families

Edited by Nilde Parada Franch, Christine Anzieu-Premmereur

  • Paperback £29.99

The Infinite Infantile and the Psychoanalytic Task is a fascinating collection of essays that proposes to restore and elaborate original conceptions of the complexity of mental processes in the early... (more)

The Baby and the Bathwater

The Baby and the Bathwater

by Nina Coltart

  • Paperback £22.49 (RRP : £24.99 save £2.50)
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Nina Coltart’s final book is an inspiring collection of classic papers that embody the practice of English psychoanalysis in the independent tradition. Containing wisdom to be enjoyed and reflected... (more)

An Independent Practitioner's Introduction to Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy: Playing with Ideas

An Independent Practitioner's Introduction to Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy: Playing with Ideas

by Deirdre Dowling

  • Paperback £26.38 (RRP : £28.99 save £2.61)

An Independent Practitioner's Introduction to Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy: Playing with Ideas is a comprehensive guide to child and adolescent psychotherapy, taking the practitioner from the... (more)

Clinical Handbook of Psychological Disorders in Children and Adolescents: A Step-by-Step Treatment Manual

Clinical Handbook of Psychological Disorders in Children and Adolescents: A Step-by-Step Treatment Manual

Edited by Christopher A. Flessner, John C. Piacentini

  • Paperback £43.99

Bringing together leading authorities, this volume synthesizes the breadth of current research on child and adolescent treatment into a practical handbook for students and clinicians. The book was... (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 £24.99

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)

The Newborn in the Intensive Care Unit: A Neuropsychoanalytic Prevention Model: Revised Edition

The Newborn in the Intensive Care Unit: A Neuropsychoanalytic Prevention Model: Revised Edition

by Romana Negri

  • Paperback £33.50

This book is all about the emotional experience of the baby who has not had enough of one type of life to be able to transfer its emotional allegiances to the new one. The approach to this problem,... (more)

M in the Middle: Secret Crushes, Mega-Colossal Anxiety and the People's Republic of Autism

M in the Middle: Secret Crushes, Mega-Colossal Anxiety and the People's Republic of Autism

by The Students of Limpsfield Grange School, Vicky Martin

  • Paperback £9.99

I'll never have a Card Emporium series of life events: a boyfriend, a fiance, a husband and a future. A future with lots of sparkly cards celebrating all these big life events. I was on course and... (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)

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 £25.00 (RRP : £39.99 save £14.99)

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)

The Collected Works of Melanie Klein

The Collected Works of Melanie Klein

by Melanie Klein

  • Hardback £130.00

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)

The Practice of Psychoanalytic Parent-Infant Psychotherapy: Claiming the Baby: Second Edition

The Practice of Psychoanalytic Parent-Infant Psychotherapy: Claiming the Baby: Second Edition

by Tessa Baradon, Michela Biseo

  • Paperback £39.99

The Practice of Psychoanalytic Parent-Infant Psychotherapy is a comprehensive handbook, addressing the provision of therapeutic help for babies and their parents when their attachment relationship is... (more)

Why Love Matters: How Affection Shapes a Baby's Brain: Second Edition

Why Love Matters: How Affection Shapes a Baby's Brain: Second Edition

by Sue Gerhardt

  • Paperback £21.99

Why Love Matters explains why loving relationships are essential to brain development in the early years, and how these early interactions can have lasting consequences for future emotional and... (more)

The Educational Role of the Family: A Psychoanalytical Model

The Educational Role of the Family: A Psychoanalytical Model

by Donald Meltzer, Martha Harris

  • Paperback £9.99

This tract was commissioned from Donald Meltzer and Martha Harris in 1976 by the Organisation for Economic and Cultural Development as part of a project to develop policies and programmes that would... (more)

Psychoanalysis and Paediatrics: Key Psychoanalytic Concepts with Sixteen Clinical Observations of Children

Psychoanalysis and Paediatrics: Key Psychoanalytic Concepts with Sixteen Clinical Observations of Children

by Francoise Dolto

  • Paperback £35.99

This book is Françoise Dolto’s 1939 medical thesis and is dedicated to medical practitioners, paediatricians, and parents without prior knowledge of psychoanalysis. Françoise Dolto’s aim was to... (more)

Mental Handicap and the Human Condition: An Analytic Approach to Intellectual Disability: Second Updated Edition

Mental Handicap and the Human Condition: An Analytic Approach to Intellectual Disability: Second Updated Edition

by Valerie Sinason

  • Paperback £19.95

This book was an instant classic when it first appeared in 1992 and has continued to be a key text ever since. Easy to read yet profound in its meaning, it offers hope to professionals, family... (more)

The Early Years of Life: Psychoanalytical Development Theory According to Freud, Klein, and Bion

The Early Years of Life: Psychoanalytical Development Theory According to Freud, Klein, and Bion

by Gertraud Diem-Wille

  • Paperback £35.99

'This book provides a powerfully argued and beautifully constructed account of the early development of the child in the family context from a psychoanalytic perspective. It draws particularly on the... (more)

Understanding 8-9-year-olds

Understanding 8-9-year-olds

by Biddy Youell

  • Paperback £10.99

Understanding 8-9-Year-Olds describes how children grow and change as they move further away from reliance on home and family, out into the world of school and community. Children of this age develop... (more)

My Father Before Me: How Fathers and Sons Influence Each Other Throughout Their Lives

My Father Before Me: How Fathers and Sons Influence Each Other Throughout Their Lives

by Michael J. Diamond

  • Print £35.50
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For decades, mothers were thought to be the only real influence on a child. Now we recognise that the father's involvement also has a profound impact but how sons affect their fathers is too often... (more)

Sent Before My Time: A Child Psychotherapist's View of Life on a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

Sent Before My Time: A Child Psychotherapist's View of Life on a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

by Margaret Cohen

  • Paperback £35.99
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Sent Before My Time is an exploration of the workings of a neo natal intensive care unit from a child psychotherapist's point of view. It examines the relationships between the babies, the parents... (more)

Infant-Parent Psychotherapy: A Handbook

Infant-Parent Psychotherapy: A Handbook

by Stella Acquarone

  • Paperback £42.99

This is a comprehensive handbook, full of vital information on the theory and practice of infant-parent psychotherapy, that will revolutionise the treatment of babies. It is essential reading for all... (more)

Exploring Feeding Difficulties in Children: The Generosity of Acceptance

Exploring Feeding Difficulties in Children: The Generosity of Acceptance

Edited by Gianna Williams, Paul Williams

  • Paperback £42.99

The number of people suffering from different eating disorders has grown dramatically within the last twenty years. These two volumes examine feeding difficulties and eating disorders in children and... (more)

The Making of Them: The British Attitude to Children and the Boarding School System

The Making of Them: The British Attitude to Children and the Boarding School System

by Nick Duffell

  • Paperback £20.00

This thought-provoking book reveals the bewildering dilemmas confronting the boarding school child, and discovers a dark secret at the heart of the British psyche. The author, a psychotherapist and... (more)

Spilt Milk: Perinatal Loss and Breakdown

Spilt Milk: Perinatal Loss and Breakdown

Edited by Joan Raphael-Leff

  • Paperback £19.99

A collection of lectures by eminent members of the British Psycho-analytical Society. Includes papers on the experience of having a baby, pregnancy and the internal world, pregnancy after stillbirth... (more)

The Bi-Personal Field: Experiences in Child Analysis

The Bi-Personal Field: Experiences in Child Analysis

by Antonino Ferro

  • Paperback £42.99

This book sets out a new a new conceptual system for analysis based on the inner world of the patient and its interaction with the inner world of the the analyst. Ferro takes a fresh look at... (more)

Facing It Out: Clinical Perspectives on Adolescent Disturbance

Facing It Out: Clinical Perspectives on Adolescent Disturbance

Edited by Robin Anderson, Anna Dartington

  • Paperback £35.99

Based on the wealth of experience gathered in the forty years of the life of the Adolescent Department at the Clinic, this covers a full range of clinical work with some of the most difficult areas... (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)

Developments in Infant Observation: The Tavistock Model

Developments in Infant Observation: The Tavistock Model

by Susan Reid

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

The contributors to this volume offer an overview of current practice in infant observation. They explore the new concepts that have arisen from direct observation, and show how the findings are... (more)

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