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Waiting To Be Found: Papers on Children in Care

Waiting To Be Found: Papers on Children in Care

Edited by Andrew Briggs

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

This book is about children in State care and its title – Waiting to be Found – is derived from an observation about such children by the child psychotherapist Hamish Canham.

In one of his... (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)

Infant Losses; Adult Searches: A Neural and Developmental Perspective on Psychopathology and Sexual Offending

Infant Losses; Adult Searches: A Neural and Developmental Perspective on Psychopathology and Sexual Offending

by Glyn Hudson Allez

  • Paperback £35.99 (RRP : £39.99 save £4.00)

An innovative view of the development of psychopathology and sexual offending. In an exciting synthesis of neuroscience, developmental, and social psychology with forensic and criminal literature, it... (more)

The Handbook of Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy: Psychoanalytic Approaches

The Handbook of Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy: Psychoanalytic Approaches

Edited by Monica Lanyado, Ann Horne

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

This new edition of The Handbook of Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy reflects the many changes in the profession. It includes: additional chapters on neuroscience, work with looked after children... (more)

Theory and Practice in Child Psychoanalysis: An Introduction to the Work of Francoise Dolto

Theory and Practice in Child Psychoanalysis: An Introduction to the Work of Francoise Dolto

Edited by Guy Hall, Francoise Hivernel

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During her lifetime Francoise Dolto revolutionized the psychoanalytic understanding of childhood. As an early pioneer, she emphasized that the child is to be recognized from birth as a person. As a... (more)

Understanding 4-5-Year-Olds

Understanding 4-5-Year-Olds

by Lesley Maroni

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Understanding 4-5-year-olds gives a thoughtful overview of the challenges that children face as they gradually move away from a strong attachment to their families and turn towards the wider world of... (more)

Invisible Boundaries: Psychosis and Autism in Children and Adolescents

Invisible Boundaries: Psychosis and Autism in Children and Adolescents

Edited by Didier Houzel, Maria Rhode

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

The chapters of this book are all written by experienced psychoanalytically oriented psychotherapists and address different aspects of the psychotherapeutic treatment with psychotic children or... (more)

Creating New Families: Therapeutic Approaches to Fostering, Adoption and Kinship Care

Creating New Families: Therapeutic Approaches to Fostering, Adoption and Kinship Care

Edited by Jenny Kenrick, Lorraine Tollemache

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

Creating New Families is intended to reflect the practice of the specialist, multi-disciplinary Fostering and Adoption team in the Child and Family Department of the Tavistock Clinic. The team is... (more)

Autism and Childhood Psychosis

Autism and Childhood Psychosis

by Frances Tustin

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This is Frances Tustin's first book and the original statement of her views on autistic states of mind and the genesis of varieties of childhood psychosis. In it, she tackles problems of diagnosis as... (more)

The Psychological Birth of the Human Infant: Symbiosis and Individuation

The Psychological Birth of the Human Infant: Symbiosis and Individuation

Edited by Margaret S. Mahler

  • Paperback £30.59 (RRP : £33.99 save £3.40)

'The biological birth of the human infant and the psychological birth of the individual are not coincident in time. The former is a dramatic, observable, and well-circumscribed event; the latter a... (more)

Countertransference in Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy with Children and Adolescents

Countertransference in Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy with Children and Adolescents

Edited by John Tsiantis, Dimitris Anastasopoulos

  • Paperback £28.79 (RRP : £31.99 save £3.20)

This collection of papers from psychoanalysts across Europe is intended to highlight the similarites and differences between approaches to working with children and adolescents. Part of the EFPP... (more)

Autistic States in Children: Second Edition

Autistic States in Children: Second Edition

by Frances Tustin

  • Paperback £30.03 (RRP : £32.99 save £2.96)

If the care of autistic children is to be humane, there should be an understanding of what lies behind their strange behaviour and their impassive faces - often masking intense states of terror. This... (more)

From Fetus to Child: An Observational and Psychoanalytic Study

From Fetus to Child: An Observational and Psychoanalytic Study

by Alessandra Piontelli

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

The advent of ultrasound scanning has made it possible to observe the fetus undisturbed in its natural surroundings. In this book the author describes in moving detail her observations of the... (more)

Torn in Two: The Experience of Maternal Ambivalence: Revised Edition

Torn in Two: The Experience of Maternal Ambivalence: Revised Edition

by Rozsika Parker

  • Paperback £16.00

A new, revised edition of this bold and exciting book. More and more women confess uneasily to finding motherhood as much a source of pain as pleasure. Rozsika Parker presents a new understanding of... (more)

About Children and Children No Longer: Collected Papers 1942-1980

About Children and Children No Longer: Collected Papers 1942-1980

Edited by Paula Heimann

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About Children and Children-no-Longer is the long awaited collection of Paula Heimann's published and unpublished papers. From the published work it includes the seminal paper 'On... (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)

Handbook of Infant Mental Health, Fourth Edition

Handbook of Infant Mental Health, Fourth Edition

Edited by Charles H. Zeanah Jr.

  • Paperback £45.99 (RRP : £47.99 save £2.00)

The definitive reference in the field--now significantly revised with 75% new material--this volume examines typical and atypical development from birth to the preschool years and identifies what... (more)

Key Papers from the Journal of Child Psychotherapy

Key Papers from the Journal of Child Psychotherapy

Edited by Paul S. Barrows

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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)

Adaptive Mentalization-Based Integrative Treatment: A Guide for Teams to Develop Systems of Care

Adaptive Mentalization-Based Integrative Treatment: A Guide for Teams to Develop Systems of Care

by Dickon Bevington, Peter Fuggle

  • Paperback £29.99

Socially excluded youth with mental health problems and co-occurring difficulties (e.g. conduct disorder, family breakdown, homelessness, substance use, exploitation, educational failure) attract the... (more)

Mentalization-Based Treatment for Children: A Time-Limited Approach

Mentalization-Based Treatment for Children: A Time-Limited Approach

by Nick Midgley, Norka Malberg

  • Hardback £75.95

Mentalization-based treatment (MBT) promotes clients' ability to interpret the meaning of others' behavior by considering their underlying mental states and intentions, as well as clients' capacity... (more)

Why Siblings Matter: The Role of Sibling Relationships in Development and Well-Being

Why Siblings Matter: The Role of Sibling Relationships in Development and Well-Being

by Naomi White

  • Paperback £34.23 (RRP : £35.99 save £1.76)

Why Siblings Matter is a cornerstone text on siblinghood, offering a much-needed scientific update on the supportive role of sibling relationships. Integrating findings from a 10 year longitudinal... (more)

Adolescence: A Very Short Introduction

Adolescence: A Very Short Introduction

by Peter K. Smith

  • Paperback £7.99

Adolescence is a turbulent period to live through, and a time of importance and concern to parents, teachers, and social workers. Marking the transition from the world of childhood to adult life, the... (more)

Winnicott's Theory of the Maturational Processes

Winnicott's Theory of the Maturational Processes

by Elsa Oliveira Dias

  • Paperback £34.23 (RRP : £35.99 save £1.76)

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)

Asperger's Children: Psychodynamics, Aetiology, Diagnosis, and Treatment

Asperger's Children: Psychodynamics, Aetiology, Diagnosis, and Treatment

by Robin Holloway

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

The DSM-5 (2013) classifies all autism-related disorders, including Asperger’s, under the heading “autism spectrum disorder.” This book argues that this lumping together is unhelpful for clinicians.... (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)

Knitting a Clinic: Between the Child and the Other

Knitting a Clinic: Between the Child and the Other

by Liora Stavchansky

  • Paperback £24.99

Knitting a Clinic: Between the Child and the Other results from the primordial signifiers that cut through this text, signifiers such as structure, subject, lack, child, Other, object petit a and... (more)

Melanie Klein Revisited: Pioneer and Revolutionary in the Psychoanalysis of Young Children

Melanie Klein Revisited: Pioneer and Revolutionary in the Psychoanalysis of Young Children

by Susan Sherwin-White

  • Paperback £28.79 (RRP : £31.99 save £3.20)

While much writing has been devoted, predominantly by contemporary Kleinian adult psychoanalysts, to the Kleinian and post Kleinian development of Klein’s work, comparatively little has recently been... (more)

Dealing with Dying, Death, and Grief During Adolescence

Dealing with Dying, Death, and Grief During Adolescence

by David E. Balk

  • Paperback £24.15 (RRP : £25.99 save £1.84)

For some, life's introduction to death and grief comes early, and when it does it can take many forms. Not only does Dealing with Dying, Death, and Grief during Adolescence tackle them all, it does... (more)

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