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Mother, Madonna, Whore: The Idealization and Denigration of Motherhood

Mother, Madonna, Whore: The Idealization and Denigration of Motherhood

by Estela V. Welldon

  • Paperback £31.71 (RRP : £32.99 save £1.28)
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To Freud, female sexuality remained something of a mystery: a riddle and a dark continent. He urged his female colleagues to enlighten him. Many have since done so - and this book is a most vivid and... (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 £32.99

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)

Trans Kids and Teens: Pride, Joy, and Families in Transition

Trans Kids and Teens: Pride, Joy, and Families in Transition

by Elijah C. Nealy

  • Paperback £12.99

These days, it is practically impossible not to hear about some aspect of transgender life. Whether it is the bathroom issue in North Carolina, trans people in the military, or on television, trans... (more)

The Mental Health and Wellbeing Workout for Teens

The Mental Health and Wellbeing Workout for Teens

by Paula Nagel

  • Paperback £12.99

This easy-to-understand, engaging guide arms teens with healthy thinking habits and coping strategies for staying on top of their mental health. Using tried and tested therapeutic techniques, readers... (more)

Creative Arts-Based Group Therapy with Adolescents: Theory and Practice

Creative Arts-Based Group Therapy with Adolescents: Theory and Practice

Edited by Craig Haen, Nancy Boyd Webb

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

Creative Arts-Based Group Therapy with Adolescents provides principles for effective use of different arts-based approaches in adolescent group therapy, grounding these principles in neuroscience and... (more)

Teen Mental Health in an Online World: Supporting Young People around their Use of Social Media Apps Gaming Texting and the Rest

Teen Mental Health in an Online World: Supporting Young People around their Use of Social Media Apps Gaming Texting and the Rest

by Victoria Betton, James Wollard

  • Paperback £16.99

This essential book shows practitioners how they can engage with teens' online lives to support their mental health. Drawing on interviews with young people it discusses how adults can have open and... (more)

Adolescence: Talks and Papers by Donald Meltzer and Martha Harris

Adolescence: Talks and Papers by Donald Meltzer and Martha Harris

by Donald Meltzer, Martha Harris

  • Paperback £29.99

This volume contains a representative selection of talks and writings by Martha Harris and Donald Meltzer on the key developmental phase of adolescence, from their teachings both separately and... (more)

Thinking about Infants and Young Children

Thinking about Infants and Young Children

by Martha Harris

  • Paperback £22.49 (RRP : £24.99 save £2.50)

This book describes some of the important aspects of the development of infants and young children from birth to school age. It is illustrated by vignettes of scenes between parents and children and... (more)

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Adolescents and Young Adults: An Emotion Regulation Approach

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Adolescents and Young Adults: An Emotion Regulation Approach

by Lawrence Howells

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

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Adolescents and Young Adults: An Emotion Regulation Approach provides a unique focus on therapeutic practice with adolescents and young adults, covering everything... (more)

Developmental Perspectives in Child Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy

Developmental Perspectives in Child Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy

by Christopher Bonovitz

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

Developmental Perspectives in Child Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy incorporates recent innovations in developmental theory and research into our understanding of the nature of change in child... (more)

Profiles of Play: Assessing and Observing Structure and Process in Play

Profiles of Play: Assessing and Observing Structure and Process in Play

by Saralea Chazan

  • Print £19.99

Written by a leading child psychologist, this clearly written and practical book provides a template for interpreting change and meaning in children's lives through their play activity. It shows how... (more)

The Developmental Science of Early Childhood: Clinical Applications of Infant Mental Health Concepts from Infancy Through Adolescence

The Developmental Science of Early Childhood: Clinical Applications of Infant Mental Health Concepts from Infancy Through Adolescence

by Claudia M. Gold

  • Hardback £20.00

The field commonly known as infant mental health integrates current research from developmental psychology, genetics and neuroscience to form a model of prevention, intervention and treatment well... (more)

Optimizing Learning Outcomes: Proven Brain-Centric, Trauma-Sensitive Practices

Optimizing Learning Outcomes: Proven Brain-Centric, Trauma-Sensitive Practices

by William Steele

  • Paperback £27.51 (RRP : £27.99 save £0.48)

Optimizing Learning Outcomes provides answers for the most pressing questions that mental-health professionals, teachers, and administrators are facing in today's schools. Chapters provide a wide... (more)

The Collected Works of D. W. Winnicott

The Collected Works of D. W. Winnicott

by Donald W. Winnicott

  • Hardback £1,266.75 (RRP : £1,407.50 save £140.75)

12-Volume Set

Donald Woods Winnicott (1896-1971) was one of Britain's leading psychoanalysts and pediatricians. The author of some of the most enduring theories of the child and of child analysis,... (more)

Latency: The Golden Age of Childhood

Latency: The Golden Age of Childhood

by Gertraud Diem-Wille

  • Paperback £23.99

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)

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)

Essential Play Therapy Techniques: Time-Tested Approaches

Essential Play Therapy Techniques: Time-Tested Approaches

by Charles E. Schaefer, Donna M. Cangelosi

  • Paperback £26.99

Highly practical and user friendly, this book presents 58 play therapy techniques that belong in every child clinician's toolbox. The expert authors draw from multiple theoretical orientations to... (more)

Dialogues with Children and Adolescents: A Psychoanalytic Guide

Dialogues with Children and Adolescents: A Psychoanalytic Guide

by Bjorn Salomonsson, Majlis Winberg-Salomonsson

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

Psychoanalytic work with children is popular, but the sophisticated language used in psychoanalytic discourse can be at odds with how children communicate, and how best to communicate with them.... (more)

The Mentalization Guidebook

The Mentalization Guidebook

by Janne Oestergaard Hagelquist

  • Paperback £35.91 (RRP : £37.99 save £2.08)

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)

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)

Counselling Children and Young People in Private Practice: A Practical Guide

Counselling Children and Young People in Private Practice: A Practical Guide

by Rebecca Kirkbride

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

With statutory CAMHS services often heavily oversubscribed, and school and college services mainly offering brief therapeutic interventions, parents are increasingly turning to private practitioners... (more)

Screen-Smart Parenting: How to Find Balance and Benefit in Your Child's Use of Social Media, Apps, and Digital Devices

Screen-Smart Parenting: How to Find Balance and Benefit in Your Child's Use of Social Media, Apps, and Digital Devices

by Jodi Gold

  • Paperback £11.99

Even for today's most tech-savvy parents, managing kids' technology use is a huge challenge fraught with uncertainties. What kinds (and amounts) of screen time boost learning and development--and... (more)

Through Windows of Opportunity: A Neuroaffective Approach to Child Psychotherapy

Through Windows of Opportunity: A Neuroaffective Approach to Child Psychotherapy

by Marianne Bentzen, Susan Hart

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

Research has shown that nonspecific factors such as relationship and personality have a stronger correlation to outcome than method. The basic argument of Through Windows of Opportunity is that... (more)

Psychoanalytic Therapy with Infants and Parents: Practice, Theory and Results: `

Psychoanalytic Therapy with Infants and Parents: Practice, Theory and Results: `

by Bjorn Salomonsson

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

Psychoanalytic Therapy with Infants and Parents provides a clear guide to clinical psychoanalytic work with distressed babies and unhappy parents, infants and their parents, a numerous clinical group... (more)

The Good Life: Wellbeing and the New Science of Altruism, Selfishness and Immorality

The Good Life: Wellbeing and the New Science of Altruism, Selfishness and Immorality

by Graham Music

  • Paperback £21.99

Are we born selfish or primed to help others? Does stress make people more antisocial? Can we ever be genuinely altruistic?

This book explores some of the dilemmas at the heart of being human.... (more)

Ethical Practice in Child and Adolescent Analysis and Psychotherapy: Protecting Safety in a Therapeutic Environment

Ethical Practice in Child and Adolescent Analysis and Psychotherapy: Protecting Safety in a Therapeutic Environment

by Anita G. Schmukler, Paula G. Atkeson

  • Hardback £52.95

Provides a detailed study of ethical dilemmas of the child therapist and the child analyst, whose work with children and their parents presents unique and perplexing problems. The book examines both... (more)

Young Child Observation: A Development in the Theory and Method of Infant Observation

Young Child Observation: A Development in the Theory and Method of Infant Observation

Edited by Simonetta M.G. Adamo, Margaret Rustin

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

Observing young children at play is an everyday and often fascinating and pleasurable experience for many of us. It also has a great pedigree in the development of psychoanalysis from Freud’s... (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 £8.99 (RRP : £9.99 save £1.00)

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)

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 £30.87 (RRP : £31.99 save £1.12)

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 £29.69 (RRP : £32.99 save £3.30)

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)

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