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Latency: The Golden Age of Childhood

Latency: The Golden Age of Childhood

by Gertraud Diem-Wille

  • Paperback £27.99

This book concerns the child’s emotional and cognitive development during the period of latency. It constitutes a bridge between the first stormy years of child development and adolescence. The... (more)

Psychodynamic Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy: Theories and Methods

Psychodynamic Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy: Theories and Methods

by Liselotte Grunbaum, Karen Vibeke Mortensen

  • Paperback £36.99

This book is both a textbook and book of reference for all child and adolescent psychotherapists. It addresses both novices, who need to learn the theories and methods of the work, and also... (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 £35.99

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)

Narrative Therapy in Wonderland: Connecting with Children's Imaginative Know-How

Narrative Therapy in Wonderland: Connecting with Children's Imaginative Know-How

by David Marsten, David Epston

  • Hardback £33.00

Children's innate inventiveness and self-knowledge are important resources for narrative therapy, in which therapist and client work to re-author the story of the client's life. This book teaches... (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)

Child Sexual Abuse: A Primer for Treating Children, Adolescents, and Their Nonoffending Parents

Child Sexual Abuse: A Primer for Treating Children, Adolescents, and Their Nonoffending Parents

by Esther Deblinger, Anthony P. Mannarino

  • Paperback £80.00

Children who have been sexually abused not only often experience PTSD symptoms as a direct result of the trauma, but also develop unhealthy emotional responses and may engage in age-inappropriate... (more)

Winnicott's Theory of the Maturational Processes

Winnicott's Theory of the Maturational Processes

by Elsa Oliveira Dias

  • Paperback £42.99

This book presents the central concepts of Winnicott’s theory of the maturational processes, clarifying its premises and providing an organised description of the various stages, with their... (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 £39.99

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)

Siblings in Adolescence: Emerging Individuals, Lasting Bonds

Siblings in Adolescence: Emerging Individuals, Lasting Bonds

by Angela Ittel, Aiden Sisler

  • Paperback £39.99

How do brothers and sisters shape one another? Siblings in Adolescence provides a comprehensive overview of the most up-to-date, international empirical research on the sibling bond during the... (more)

From Pregnancy to Motherhood: Psychoanalytic Aspects of the Beginnings of the Mother-Child Relationship

From Pregnancy to Motherhood: Psychoanalytic Aspects of the Beginnings of the Mother-Child Relationship

Edited by Gina Ferrara Mori

  • Paperback £42.99

From Pregnancy to Motherhood explores the mental states associated with pregnancy, birth and the early days of motherhood from a psychoanalytic perspective. Drawing on clinical research findings and... (more)

Clinical Topics in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Clinical Topics in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Edited by Sarah Huline-Dickens

  • Paperback £36.99

Up to one in ten children may have a clinically significant psychiatric disorder. This book is a comprehensive update on the field of psychiatric disorders in children and young people. Conditions... (more)

Therapeutic Practice in Schools Volume Two: The Contemporary Adolescent: A Clinical Workbook for School-based Counsellors, Psychotherapists and Arts Therapists

Therapeutic Practice in Schools Volume Two: The Contemporary Adolescent: A Clinical Workbook for School-based Counsellors, Psychotherapists and Arts Therapists

Edited by Lyn French, Reva Klein

  • Paperback £36.99

This second edition serves as a practical handbook for school-based counsellors, psychotherapists, arts therapists and play therapists working with young people. Written in accessible language, it is... (more)

Your Baby is Speaking to You: A Visual Guide to the Amazing Behaviours of Your Newborn and Growing Baby

Your Baby is Speaking to You: A Visual Guide to the Amazing Behaviours of Your Newborn and Growing Baby

by Kevin Nugent

  • Paperback £14.99

From an international expert on infant-parent communication, Your Baby Is Speaking To You is destined to become a parenting classic. Through intimate access to babies and their families, Dr Kevin... (more)

The Psychology of Babies: How Relationships Support Development from Birth to Two

The Psychology of Babies: How Relationships Support Development from Birth to Two

by Lynne Murray

  • Paperback £20.00

This is an instructive and accessible account of the psychological development of children aged 0-2 years and how it can be supported by social relationships. The first two years are critical in a... (more)

Integrative Parenting: Strategies for Raising Children Affected by Attachment Trauma

Integrative Parenting: Strategies for Raising Children Affected by Attachment Trauma

by Debra Wesselmann, Cathy Schweitzer

  • Paperback £33.50

Designed as a manual to complement the clinician's guide, this book is written for birth, foster, or adoptive parents, aunts and uncles, grandparents, or anyone who may be raising a child who has... (more)

The Twin in the Transference

The Twin in the Transference

by Vivienne Lewin

  • Paperback £35.99

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)

Exploiting Childhood: How Fast Food, Material Obsession and Porn Culture are Creating New Forms of Child Abuse

Exploiting Childhood: How Fast Food, Material Obsession and Porn Culture are Creating New Forms of Child Abuse

Edited by Jim Wild

  • Paperback £19.99

The protection of children today is as challenging as ever, as changes in society and the way we live our lives lead to new forms of exploitation and abuse. This book scrutinises emerging threats to... (more)

Winnicott's Babies and Winnicott's Patients: Psychoanalysis as Transitional Space

Winnicott's Babies and Winnicott's Patients: Psychoanalysis as Transitional Space

by Margaret Boyle Spelman

  • Paperback £31.99

Winnicott’s thinking continues to grow in importance in psychoanalysis today. This book can be described as a clinical primer: by presenting her own personal responses to Winnicott and her initial... (more)

What Does Dead Mean?: A Book for Young Children to Help Explain Death and Dying

What Does Dead Mean?: A Book for Young Children to Help Explain Death and Dying

by Caroline Jay, Jenni Thomas

  • Hardback £10.99

What Does Dead Mean? is a beautifully illustrated book that guides children gently through 17 of the 'big' questions they often ask about death and dying. Questions such as 'Is being dead like... (more)

Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for Anger and Aggression in Children

Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for Anger and Aggression in Children

by Denis G. Sukhodolsky, Lawrence Scahill

  • Paperback £30.99

This highly practical book presents an evidence-based individual therapy approach for children and adolescents experiencing anger problems. Comprising 10 child sessions and 3 parent sessions, the... (more)

Reading Anna Freud

Reading Anna Freud

by Nick Midgley

  • Paperback £46.99

What place do Anna Freud's ideas have in the history of psychoanalysis? What can Anna Freud teach us today about how to work therapeutically with children? Are her psychoanalytic ideas still relevant... (more)

Young Children and their Parents: Perspectives from Psychoanalytic Infant Observation

Young Children and their Parents: Perspectives from Psychoanalytic Infant Observation

by Gertraud Diem-Wille

  • Paperback £36.99

The book describes, from a psychoanalytic perspective, the development of the parent-infant relationship in the first years of life. It follows the development of the child's relationship to his or... (more)

Working with Teenage Parents: Handbook of Theory and Practice

Working with Teenage Parents: Handbook of Theory and Practice

by Joan Raphael-Leff

  • Paperback £14.99

Includes DVD of Observation clips.

For practitioners working with pregnant teenagers, young parents and their children.

Parenting, like adolescence, is a profoundly disturbing experience,... (more)

The Baby as Subject: Clinical Studies in Infant-Parent Therapy

The Baby as Subject: Clinical Studies in Infant-Parent Therapy

Edited by Campbell Paul, Frances Thomson-Salo

  • Paperback £36.99

This book is a collection of papers by clinicians united in their conviction about the importance of directly engaging and interacting with the baby in the presence of the parents whenever possible.... (more)

Enabling and Inspiring: A Tribute to Martha Harris

Enabling and Inspiring: A Tribute to Martha Harris

Edited by Meg Harris Williams, Maria Rhode

  • Paperback £32.99

Martha Harris (1919-1987) was one of the most influential and also one of the most loved psychoanalysts of the generation that trained with Melanie Klein. She also worked with Wilfred Bion, and wrote... (more)

Therapeutic Practice in Schools: Working With the Child Within: A Clinical Workbook for Counsellors, Psychotherapists and Arts Therapists

Therapeutic Practice in Schools: Working With the Child Within: A Clinical Workbook for Counsellors, Psychotherapists and Arts Therapists

Edited by Lyn French, Reva Klein

  • Paperback £36.99

This book is an indispensable guide to providing therapy services for children and adolescents in primary and secondary school settings. The contributors have extensive experience in the field and... (more)

Attachment Therapy with Adolescents and Adults: Theory and Practice Post Bowlby: Revised Edition

Attachment Therapy with Adolescents and Adults: Theory and Practice Post Bowlby: Revised Edition

by Dorothy Heard, Brian Lake

  • Paperback £32.99

This is a revised edition of an important title originally published in 2009. It is written primarily for psychotherapists and other practitioners and describes a new and effective form of dynamic... (more)

Deprivation and Delinquency

Deprivation and Delinquency

by Donald W. Winnicott

  • Paperback £18.99
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An invaluable compilation of D.W. Winnicott's papers, talks, letters and lectures between 1930 and 1970, centred on the theme of the relationship between antisocial behaviour, or more chronically... (more)

Ferenczi's Language of Tenderness: Working with Disturbances from the Earliest Years

Ferenczi's Language of Tenderness: Working with Disturbances from the Earliest Years

by Robert W. Rentoul

  • Hardback £83.00

Ferenczi identified the presence of a child in every analysis or therapy and distinguished between the languages of tenderness and passion in their appropriateness for such work. Using Ferenczi's... (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 £35.99

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)

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