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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)

Closely Observed Infants

Closely Observed Infants

Edited by Lisa Miller, Margaret Rustin

  • Paperback £22.99

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 £12.99

A series of papers divided into three groups: 'Health and Illness', 'The Family', and 'Reflections on society'. (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 £39.27 (RRP : £41.99 save £2.72)

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 Winnicott's published and unpublished papers on psychoanalysis and child...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

The Ego and the Mechanisms of Defence

The Ego and the Mechanisms of Defence

by Anna Freud

  • Paperback £33.39 (RRP : £34.99 save £1.60)

When The Ego and the Mechanisms of Defense was first published in German in 1936 it was at once recognized as a major contribution to psychoanalytic psychology, and its translation into English... (more)

Normality and Pathology in Childhood: Assessments of Development

Normality and Pathology in Childhood: Assessments of Development

by Anna Freud

  • Paperback £40.11 (RRP : £42.99 save £2.88)

Anna Freud's book deals with a most neglected aspect of psychoanalysis - normality. Its chief concern is with the ordinary problems of upbringing which face all parents and the usual phenomena... (more)

The Psychoanalyst and the Child: From the Consultation to Psychoanalytic Treatment

The Psychoanalyst and the Child: From the Consultation to Psychoanalytic Treatment

by Michel Ody

  • Paperback £26.85 (RRP : £29.99 save £3.14)

The Psychoanalyst and the Child explores the unique nature of psychoanalytic work with children. This book is based on more than 30 years of practice and reflection within the framework of the Alfred... (more)

Key Papers from the Journal of Child Psychotherapy

Key Papers from the Journal of Child Psychotherapy

Edited by Paul S. Barrows

  • Paperback £30.03 (RRP : £30.99 save £0.96)

Papers previously not easily attainable are grouped thematically to cover the entire range of work represented in the journal, and presented in one volume accessible to students and professionals... (more)

Working with Relational and Developmental Trauma in Children and Adolescents

Working with Relational and Developmental Trauma in Children and Adolescents

by Karen Treisman

  • Paperback £33.39 (RRP : £35.99 save £2.60)

Working with Relational and Developmental Trauma in Children and Adolescents focuses on the multi-layered complex and dynamic area of trauma, loss and disrupted attachment on babies, children,... (more)

The Twin Enigma: An Exploration of Our Enduring Fascination with Twins

The Twin Enigma: An Exploration of Our Enduring Fascination with Twins

by Vivienne Lewin

  • Paperback £28.35 (RRP : £28.99 save £0.64)

The book offers a unique in-depth understanding of the twin relationship, and the way in which twin development is affected by our attitudes to twins and our enduring fascination with them. It... (more)

Lacanian Psychoanalysis with Babies, Children, and Adolescents: Further Notes on the Child

Lacanian Psychoanalysis with Babies, Children, and Adolescents: Further Notes on the Child

Edited by Carol Owens, Stephanie Farrelly Quinn

  • Paperback £30.87 (RRP : £31.99 save £1.12)

Lacan did not say or write very much about the psychoanalysis of children. There is no doctrine of the psychoanalysis of children in his work. Instead, his 1956-1957 seminar on ‘the object relation’... (more)

Boarding School Syndrome: The Psychological Trauma of the 'Privileged' Child

Boarding School Syndrome: The Psychological Trauma of the 'Privileged' Child

by Joy Schaverien

  • Paperback £31.71 (RRP : £32.99 save £1.28)

Boarding School Syndrome is an analysis of the trauma of the 'privileged' child sent to boarding school at a young age. Innovative and challenging, Joy Schaverien offers a psychological analysis of... (more)

The Twin in the Transference

The Twin in the Transference

by Vivienne Lewin

  • Paperback £28.35 (RRP : £28.99 save £0.64)

Second Revised Edition

The universal phantasy of having a twin originates in our earliest relational experiences. This book is about twins and twinning processes. The existence of an actual... (more)

Mindfulness-Based Play-Family Therapy: Theory and Practice

Mindfulness-Based Play-Family Therapy: Theory and Practice

by Dottie Higgins-Klein

  • Hardback £26.68 (RRP : £27.00 save £0.32)

This book presents a new and comprehensive framework for helping children through play therapy that is set within the context of the family. This experience-based therapeutic model respectfully... (more)

Early Parenting and Prevention of Disorder: Psychoanalytic Research at Interdisciplinary Frontiers

Early Parenting and Prevention of Disorder: Psychoanalytic Research at Interdisciplinary Frontiers

Edited by Robert N. Emde, Marianne Leuzinger-Bohleber

  • Paperback £32.55 (RRP : £33.99 save £1.44)

This book provides insight and findings from leading psychoanalysts who are involved in early prevention research and clinical work. Advances in the sciences of early development have brought a... (more)

Dream and Fantasy in Child Analysis

Dream and Fantasy in Child Analysis

Edited by Samy Teicher, Michael Gunter

  • Paperback £20.99

The contributions to this book, containing talks given at the Conference in Vienna on 'Dream and Fantasy in Child and Adolescent Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy', focus on the close connection... (more)

Siblings: Envy and Rivalry, Coexistence and Concern

Siblings: Envy and Rivalry, Coexistence and Concern

Edited by Katarzyna Skrzypek, Beata Maciejewska

  • Paperback £28.35 (RRP : £28.99 save £0.64)
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This book consists of selected texts presented at the EFPP Conference in Cracow, Poland, in October 2011. It is an attempt at finding the place of sibling relationships in psychoanalytic theory and... (more)

The Course of Life: A 1979 Lecture by Anna Freud (DVD)

The Course of Life: A 1979 Lecture by Anna Freud (DVD)

by Anna Freud, Elisabeth Young-Bruehl

  • DVD £13.58 (RRP : £14.98 save £1.40)

Anna Freud delivered the lecture that is the basis for this film in the library of the Hampstead Centre in London, now the Anna Freud Centre. The year was 1979, she was 84 years old, and this was her... (more)

What is a Child?: Childhood, Psychoanalysis, and Discourse

What is a Child?: Childhood, Psychoanalysis, and Discourse

by Michael Gerard Plastow

  • Paperback £29.19 (RRP : £29.99 save £0.80)

Childhood is defined in different preconceived manners by different discourses. Thus the categories defined by age such as infant, child, adolescent and so on, are to some extent arbitrary divisions... (more)

Infant Observation and Research: Emotional Processes in Everyday Lives

Infant Observation and Research: Emotional Processes in Everyday Lives

Edited by Cathy Urwin, Janine Sternberg

  • Paperback £27.89 (RRP : £30.99 save £3.10)

Psychoanalytic infant observation is frequently used in training psychoanalytic psychotherapists and allied professionals, but increasingly its value as a research method is being recognised,... (more)

Relational Trauma in Infancy: Psychoanalytic, Attachment and Neuropsychological Contributions to Parent-Infant Psychotherapy

Relational Trauma in Infancy: Psychoanalytic, Attachment and Neuropsychological Contributions to Parent-Infant Psychotherapy

Edited by Tessa Baradon

  • Paperback £30.03 (RRP : £30.99 save £0.96)

This book presents an interdisciplinary discussion between researchers and clinicians about trauma in the relationship between infants and their parents. It makes an innovative contribution to the... (more)

Understanding 10-11-year-olds

Understanding 10-11-year-olds

by Rebecca Bergese

  • Paperback £9.99

Understanding 10-11-Year-Olds introduces the challenges that face children as they start to make their transition from childhood into adolescence. Children at this age begin to express independence... (more)

The Emotional Experience of Adoption: A Psychoanalytic Perspective

The Emotional Experience of Adoption: A Psychoanalytic Perspective

Edited by Debbie Hindle, Graham Shulman

  • Paperback £32.55 (RRP : £35.99 save £3.44)

Adoption is an extremely complex and emotionally demanding process for all those involved. This book explores the emotional experience of adoption from a psychoanalytic perspective, and demonstrates... (more)

The Performance of Practice: Enhancing the Repertoire of Therapy with Children and Families

The Performance of Practice: Enhancing the Repertoire of Therapy with Children and Families

by Jim Wilson

  • Paperback £28.35 (RRP : £28.99 save £0.64)

'This book is about how to maintain an aliveness to the possibilities in therapy and practice and how to challenge ideas of orthodoxy in theory and methodologies that can become stale or followed... (more)

Playing the Unconscious: Psychoanalytic Interviews with Children Using Winnicott's Squiggle Technique

Playing the Unconscious: Psychoanalytic Interviews with Children Using Winnicott's Squiggle Technique

by Michael Gunter

  • Paperback £26.09 (RRP : £28.99 save £2.90)

This book argues that the squiggle game enables one in most cases to make contact with a child with particular ease. Often, if the child takes up the suggestion, an intense dialogue develops which... (more)

Exploring Eating Disorders in Adolescents: The Generosity of Acceptance

Exploring Eating Disorders in Adolescents: The Generosity of Acceptance

Edited by Gianna Williams, Paul Williams

  • Paperback £31.49 (RRP : £34.99 save £3.50)

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)

Parent-Infant Psychodynamics: Wild Things, Mirrors and Ghosts

Parent-Infant Psychodynamics: Wild Things, Mirrors and Ghosts

Edited by Joan Raphael-Leff

  • Paperback £27.09 (RRP : £29.99 save £2.90)

This text focuses on the interweaving psychic realities and unconscious dynamics between family members in the context of changing patterns of socio-cultural expectations, ethical considerations and... (more)

Psychotic States in Children

Psychotic States in Children

Edited by Margaret Rustin, Maria Rhode

  • Paperback £28.35 (RRP : £28.99 save £0.64)

Developments in the understanding and psychotherapeutic treatment of children and adolescents suffering from psychotic levels of disturbance are dealt with in this work, from the Tavistock Clinic... (more)

Adolescence and Developmental Breakdown: A Psychoanalytic View

Adolescence and Developmental Breakdown: A Psychoanalytic View

by Moses Laufer, M. Egle Laufer

  • Paperback £29.19 (RRP : £29.99 save £0.80)

In this book, Moses and Egle Laufer contend that severely disturbed adolescents can be assessed and treated psychoanalytically, that their illness differs from comparable illnesses in older patients,... (more)

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