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Culture and the child: A guide for professionals in child care and development

Culture and the child: A guide for professionals in child care and development

by Daphne Keats

  • Print £66.50

A practical guide for those professionals dealing with children whose cultural backgrounds differ from those of the mainstream society in which they live. The central theme of this book is the role... (more)

The child in question

The child in question

by Diana Gittins

  • Paperback £38.99

Drawing on personal, historical, sociological, psychoanalytic, literary and artistic sources, this compelling book explores the tensions and contradictions implicit in notions of children and... (more)

I'm Only Bleeding: Education as the practice of social violence agains

I'm Only Bleeding: Education as the practice of social violence agains

by Alan A. Block

  • Hardback £26.20

An examination of the violence that education presently practices on children. Using a paradigm steeped in object relations theory, psychoanalytic practice and recent research in neuroscience, the... (more)

Children in distress: A guide for screening children's art

Children in distress: A guide for screening children's art

by Linda W. Peterson, Milton H. Hardin

  • Paperback £34.00

The authors have developed a method of using art to communicate with children who have been traumatised, and who cannot talk about their experiences. 144 pages. (more)

The dilemma of ritual abuse: cautions and guides for therapists

The dilemma of ritual abuse: cautions and guides for therapists

by George A. Fraser

  • Print £52.00

This text offers balanced advice on approaches therapists can use when patients or clients report they have experienced ritual abuse. Chapters deal with psychological and pharmacological treatment... (more)

Confident Children: Help Children Feel Good About Themselves

Confident Children: Help Children Feel Good About Themselves

by Gael Lindenfield

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In our increasingly competitive world, personal confidence is a prerequisite for success and confident children with a positive outlook have a much better chance to grow into successful,... (more)

Love and Hate in the Nursery and Beyond: Voices from the Unconscious

Love and Hate in the Nursery and Beyond: Voices from the Unconscious

by Jule Eisenbud

  • Paperback £16.50

Eisenbud probes issues around the Oedipus complex - expressions of infantile horror for the breast, ambivalence toward the mother from dependence on her and terrors of abandonment. She then describes... (more)

Principles of Child Psychotherapy

Principles of Child Psychotherapy

by Donald J. Carek

  • Paperback £32.00

A discussion of the possible therapeutic moves and options in child psychotherapy, in which the author advocates a commonsense approach, encouraging the reader to fit treatment plans to patients,... (more)

Counselling for young people

Counselling for young people

by Judith Mabey, Bernice Sorensen

  • Paperback £27.99

Examines the counselling services available to young people in Britain today, focusing on schools' and young people's counselling services. The book puts forward theoretical models for working with... (more)

Growing up sad: Childhood depression and its treatment

Growing up sad: Childhood depression and its treatment

by Leon Cytryn, Donald H. McKnew

  • Hardback £13.99

This analysis of childhood depression explores the interplay of environment and genetics, showing how psychological reactions may translate into biochemical changes which form the core of depressive... (more)

Armfuls of time: The psychological experience of the child with a life-threatening illness

Armfuls of time: The psychological experience of the child with a life-threatening illness

by Barbara M. Sourkes

  • Paperback £39.99

This text describes the work with, and psychological experience of, those children who are diagnosed as terminally ill. It makes extensive use of case studies - incorporating the words of children -... (more)

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