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Emotional Abuse of Children

Emotional Abuse of Children

by David D. Royse

  • Paperback £32.99

This is a research-informed learning resource for students in social work about the dynamics and consequences of psychological abuse -especially as it occurs in dysfunctional families and affects... (more)

Cognitive Behavior Therapy for Depressed Adolescents: A Practical Guide to Management and Treatment

Cognitive Behavior Therapy for Depressed Adolescents: A Practical Guide to Management and Treatment

by Randy P. Auerbach, Christian A. Webb

  • Paperback £39.99

Cognitive Behavior Therapy for Depressed Adolescents provides clinicians, clinical supervisors, and researchers with a comprehensive understanding of etiological pathways as well as current CBT... (more)

Therapeutic Approaches with Babies and Young Children in Care: Observation and Attention

Therapeutic Approaches with Babies and Young Children in Care: Observation and Attention

by Jenifer Wakelyn

  • Paperback £27.99

Therapeutic Interventions with Babies and Young Children in Care: Observation and Attention is about the value of observation and close attention for babies and young children who may be vulnerable... (more)

Validity Testing in Child and Adolescent Assessment: Evaluating Exaggeration, Feigning, and Noncredible Effort

Validity Testing in Child and Adolescent Assessment: Evaluating Exaggeration, Feigning, and Noncredible Effort

Edited by Michael W. Kirkwood

  • Hardback £54.99

Thoroughly covering the why and how of validity testing with children and adolescents, this book is edited and written by leaders in the field. Feigning or noncredible effort during psychological and... (more)

Stop Teaching Our Kids to Kill: A Call to Action Against TV, Movie, and Video Game Violence

Stop Teaching Our Kids to Kill: A Call to Action Against TV, Movie, and Video Game Violence

by Dave Grossman, Gloria DeGaetano

  • Paperback £12.99

Completely revised and updated, a much-needed call to action for every parent, teacher, and citizen to help our children and stop the wave of killing and violence gripping America's youth. (more)

Atypical Child Development in Context

Atypical Child Development in Context

by Janet Empson

  • Paperback £39.99

The book considers the important issue of what is 'normal' and what is 'atypical' in child development. It examines the main processes involved in developing atypically, as well as the circumstances... (more)

Handbook of Infant Biopsychosocial Development

Handbook of Infant Biopsychosocial Development

Edited by Susan D. Calkins

  • Hardback £71.99

The first two years of life are a period of unparalleled growth and change. Within a state-of-the-art biopsychosocial framework, this innovative volume explores the multiple contexts of infant... (more)

A Manual of Dynamic Play Therapy: Helping Things Fall Apart, the Paradox of Play

A Manual of Dynamic Play Therapy: Helping Things Fall Apart, the Paradox of Play

by Dennis McCarthy

  • Paperback £20.99

Children will experience natural growth and change throughout their lives. Play, by its very nature, always results in things falling apart, often literally, and children generally find satisfaction... (more)

Sandtray Play and Storymaking: A Hands-On Approach to Build Academic, Social, and Emotional Skills in Mainstream and Special Education

Sandtray Play and Storymaking: A Hands-On Approach to Build Academic, Social, and Emotional Skills in Mainstream and Special Education

by Sheila Dorothy Smith

  • Paperback £17.99

Introducing sandtray play and storying into mainstream and special education classrooms can have an extremely enriching impact on the learning experience. When used effectively, it creates the... (more)

The Healing Forest in Post-Crisis Work with Children: A Nature Therapy and Expressive Arts Program for Groups

The Healing Forest in Post-Crisis Work with Children: A Nature Therapy and Expressive Arts Program for Groups

by Ronen Berger, Mooli Lahad

  • Paperback £21.99

Nature Therapy is an innovative approach for working with children who have experienced stress or trauma. For the first time in the English language, this book presents the theory behind the approach... (more)

The Big Book of Therapeutic Activity Ideas for Children and Teens: Inspiring Arts-based Activities and Character Education Curricula

The Big Book of Therapeutic Activity Ideas for Children and Teens: Inspiring Arts-based Activities and Character Education Curricula

by Lindsey Joiner

  • Paperback £22.99

For difficult or challenging children and teenagers in therapeutic or school settings, creative activities can be an excellent way of increasing enjoyment and boosting motivation, making the sessions... (more)

A Short Introduction to Understanding and Supporting Children and Young People Who Self-Harm

A Short Introduction to Understanding and Supporting Children and Young People Who Self-Harm

by Carol Fitzpatrick

  • Paperback £13.99

Self-harm and suicidal behaviours are increasingly common in young people, but are often hidden. It can be hard to know what might be causing a young person to self-harm, and how to help and support... (more)

Focusing and Calming Games for Children: Mindfulness Strategies and Activities to Help Children to Relax, Concentrate and Take Control

Focusing and Calming Games for Children: Mindfulness Strategies and Activities to Help Children to Relax, Concentrate and Take Control

by Deborah M. Plummer

  • Paperback £18.99

Having the ability to focus, relax and concentrate is key to enabling children and young people to achieve emotional well-being, and is also important for a child's development of skills and... (more)

Building Happiness, Resilience and Motivation in Adolescents: A Positive Psychology Curriculum for Well-Being

Building Happiness, Resilience and Motivation in Adolescents: A Positive Psychology Curriculum for Well-Being

by Ruth MacConville, Tina Rae

  • Paperback £29.99

Positive psychology focuses on building strengths and developing creative and positive thinking in order to boost happiness, well-being and achievement. It helps people to be motivated, maintain... (more)

What Children Need to be Happy, Confident and Successful: Step by Step Positive Psychology to Help Children Flourish

What Children Need to be Happy, Confident and Successful: Step by Step Positive Psychology to Help Children Flourish

by Jeni Hooper

  • Paperback £18.99

What makes children happy, confident and successful? How can you help a child to flourish? Their environment is important, but the real difference is in your hands - every adult has the tools to help... (more)

Alphabet Kids - from ADD to Zellweger Syndrome: A Guide to Developmental, Neurobiological and Psychological Disorders for Parents and Professionals

Alphabet Kids - from ADD to Zellweger Syndrome: A Guide to Developmental, Neurobiological and Psychological Disorders for Parents and Professionals

by Robbie Woliver

  • Paperback £21.99

From ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder) to ZS (Zellweger Syndrome), there seems to be an alphabet disorder for almost every behavior, from those caused by serious, rare genetic diseases to more common... (more)

Bipolar Disorder in Youth: Presentation, Treatment and Neurobiology

Bipolar Disorder in Youth: Presentation, Treatment and Neurobiology

Edited by Stephen M. Strakowski, Melissa P. DelBello

  • Hardback £96.00

Bipolar disorders affect up to 3% of the world's population and are the 6th leading cause of disability worldwide. The estimated annual costs of bipolar disorder approach $50 billion in the United... (more)

Sibling Issues in Therapy: Research and Practice with Children, Adolescents and Adults

Sibling Issues in Therapy: Research and Practice with Children, Adolescents and Adults

by Avidan Milevsky

  • Paperback £21.99

Sibling matters underlie issues at the core of many clinical difficulties presented by adult clients. Recent studies show that individuals with a close sibling relationship are more emotionally... (more)

Ordinary Magic: Resilience in Development

Ordinary Magic: Resilience in Development

by Ann S. Masten

  • Paperback £26.99

From a pioneering researcher, this book synthesizes the best current knowledge on resilience in children and adolescents. Ann S. Masten explores what allows certain individuals to thrive and adapt... (more)

Play Therapy with Children and Adolescents in Crisis: Treatments for Stress, Anxiety, and Trauma: Fourth Edition

Play Therapy with Children and Adolescents in Crisis: Treatments for Stress, Anxiety, and Trauma: Fourth Edition

Edited by Nancy Boyd Webb

  • Hardback £91.99

This widely used practitioner resource and course text is considered the most comprehensive guide to working with children who have experienced major losses, family upheavals, violence in the school... (more)

Challenges in the Theory and Practice of Play Therapy

Challenges in the Theory and Practice of Play Therapy

Edited by David Le Vay, Elise Cuschieri

  • Paperback £31.99

Challenges in the Theory and Practice of Play Therapy provides an advanced and in-depth exploration of the issues and challenges relating to the training, theory and practice of Child-Centred Play... (more)

A Therapist's Guide to Child Development: The Extraordinarily Normal Years

A Therapist's Guide to Child Development: The Extraordinarily Normal Years

by Dee C. Ray

  • Paperback £38.99

A Therapist's Guide to Child Development gives therapists and counselors the basics they need to understand their clients in the context of development and to explain development to parents. The... (more)

Communicating Trauma: Clinical Presentations and Interventions with Traumatized Children

Communicating Trauma: Clinical Presentations and Interventions with Traumatized Children

by Na'ama Yehuda

  • Paperback £39.99

Communicating Trauma explores the various aspects of language and communication and how their development can be affected by childhood trauma and overwhelm. Multiple case-study vignettes describe how... (more)

The Body in Adolescence: Psychic Isolation and Physical Symptoms

The Body in Adolescence: Psychic Isolation and Physical Symptoms

by Mary Brady

  • Paperback £42.99

The Body in Adolescence: Psychic Isolation and Physical Symptoms examines the affective experience of psychic isolation as an important and painful element of adolescent development. Mary Brady... (more)

Manual of Regulation-Focused Psychotherapy for Children (RFP-C) with Externalizing Behaviors: A Psychodynamic Approach

Manual of Regulation-Focused Psychotherapy for Children (RFP-C) with Externalizing Behaviors: A Psychodynamic Approach

by Leon Hoffman, Tracy Prout

  • Paperback £42.99

Manual of Regulation-Focused Psychotherapy for Children (RFP-C) with Externalizing Behaviors: A Psychodynamic Approach offers a new, short term psychotherapeutic approach to working dynamically with... (more)

Reflective Parenting: A Guide to Understanding What's Going on in Your Child's Mind

Reflective Parenting: A Guide to Understanding What's Going on in Your Child's Mind

by Alistair Cooper, Sheila Redfern

  • Paperback £24.99

Have you ever wondered what's going on in your child's mind? This engaging book shows how reflective parenting can help you understand your children, manage their behaviour and build your... (more)

Disruptive Behavior Disorders: Evidence-Based Practice for Assessment and Intervention

Disruptive Behavior Disorders: Evidence-Based Practice for Assessment and Intervention

by Frank M. Gresham

  • Hardback £68.99

Schools often resort to ineffective, punitive interventions for the 10% of K-8 students whose challenging behavior interferes with their own and their classmates' learning. This book fills a crucial... (more)

The Mentalization Guidebook

The Mentalization Guidebook

by Janne Oestergaard Hagelquist

  • Paperback £46.99

The Mentalization Guidebook is a tool for professionals working with traumatisted and neglected people who want to use mentalization in their work. The intention of the book is to show the best... (more)

Termination Challenges in Child Psychotherapy

Termination Challenges in Child Psychotherapy

by Eliana Gil, David A. Crenshaw

  • Hardback £25.99

Ending therapy in an appropriate and meaningful way is especially important in work with children and adolescents, yet the topic is often overlooked in clinical training. From leading child... (more)

Teaching Mindfulness Skills to Kids and Teens

Teaching Mindfulness Skills to Kids and Teens

Edited by Christopher Willard, Amy Saltzman

  • Hardback £74.99

Packed with creative, effective ideas for bringing mindfulness into the classroom, child therapy office, or community, Teaching Mindfulness Skills to Kids and Teens features sample lesson plans and... (more)

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