**ACP ANNUAL CONFERENCE - Modern Families: Working with and thinking about neglected and vulnerable children, parents and families**

This page has been set up in association with the Association of Child Psychotherapists to accompany their 2021 Annual Conference. It features titles recommended by speakers and others involved with the conference as well as some interesting new titles.

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    Mentalizing in Child Therapy: Guidelines for Clinical Practitioners

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    Featuring guidelines for clinical practitioners, this book is important for the clinical training of child psychotherapists, as well as for professional child psychiatrists, child psychologists and other therapists working with four to 12-year-old children experiencing significant developmental problems with mentalizing.

    This title is due to be published on the 23rd June 2021. You can if you wish order it now at our special pre-publication price and we will deliver it to you as soon as it becomes available.


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    Child to Parent Aggression and Violence: A Guidebook for Parents and Practitioners

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    Parent-directed aggression and violence by children is a complex issue and may not be explained by focusing upon a single factor. The affected parents tend to delay seeking help from professionals due to not knowing where to seek help or even an inability to identify their experiences as a problem. This book provides parents and professionals with the much-needed information to tackle this incidence.


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    Finding the Piggle: Reconsidering D. W. Winnicott’s Most Famous Child Case

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    Finding The Piggle gives new life to this classic piece of psychoanalytic literature in which the importance of the child’s feelings and conflicts is made abundantly clear. With this comprehensive exploration, a new generation of clinicians and others can rediscover this important case and think about it anew.


    Recommended Titles

    Recommended titles by experts in the field.

    Education through the Arts for Well-Being and Community: The Vision and Legacy of Sir Alec Clegg

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    This title includes a chapter by your speaker, Alison Roy.

    Education through the Arts for Well-Being and Community examines Sir Alec Clegg’s distinctive contribution to education reform. Revisiting the significance of Clegg’s principles for education in the 21st century, the book investigates the impact of his innovative approach to education and his advocacy of an arts-based curriculum to promote physical and mental health.


    The Absent Father Effect on Daughters: Father Desire, Father Wounds

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    The Absent Father Effect on Daughters investigates the impact of absent – physically or emotionally – and inadequate fathers on the lives and psyches of their daughters through the perspective of Jungian analytical psychology.

     


    My Grandmother’s Hands: Racialized Trauma and the Pathway to Mending Our Hearts and Bodies

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    My Grandmother’s Hands is an extraordinary call to action for all of us to recognize that racism effects not only the mind, but also the body, and introduces an alternative view of what we can do to grow beyond our racial divides.


    Using Stories in EMDR: A Guide to the Storytelling (Narrative) Approach in EMDR Therapy

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    Using Stories in EMDR is a comprehensive guide to the  incorporation of storytelling into the practice of  Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR) Therapy.

    Proceeds for this book go to Trauma Aid UK.


    A for Adoption: An Exploration of the Adoption Experience for Families and Professionals

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    This title is authored by Alison Roy

    Uniquely, this book addresses the experiences of, and provides support for, both adoptive professionals and families. It focuses on understanding rather than apportioning blame, and responds to a plea from a parent who requested “a book to help me understand my child better”.


    Reflective Practice in Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy: Listening to Young People

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    Based on the author’s work with children, young people and families over two decades, this book shares reflections from the therapy room and illustrates how the therapist can try to make sense of mood, behaviour and presentations that previously made no sense. The content relies heavily on clinical experience as well as drawing on classical and contemporary psychotherapeutic literature.

     


    Psychoanalysis and Other Matters: Where Are We Now?

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    This title is edited by your speaker, Judith Edwards.

    Can we ‘stand inside’ new thoughts, rather than outside, looking at a closed box? This innovative and interdisciplinary collection aims to answer this question by broadening the way we look at and work with psychoanalytic ideas. By examining these ideas through the lenses of other disciplines, the contributors reveal what can be found when ‘boundaries’ are breached and bridges are built in psychoanalytical thought.


    An Independent Practitioner’s Introduction to Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy: Playing with Ideas

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    An Independent Practitioner’s Introduction to Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy will be an indispensable guide for child psychotherapists (especially trainees), colleagues working in child and family mental health settings, play therapists, counsellors and support staff in schools and child care professionals working therapeutically in residential and community settings.


    On Children Who Privilege the Body: Reflections of an Independent Psychotherapist

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    On Children Who Privilege the Body: Reflections of an Independent Psychotherapist brings together selected papers from the career of Ann Horne and draws upon her considerable experience in the field of child and adolescent mental health.


    All at Sea: There’s a New Baby in the Family

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    This title is written by Gerry Byrne It is a warm, sensitive and reassuring book about the arrival of a new baby in the family, written by an expert in the field of child development. Reading age : 2 – 6 years


    Transforming Despair to Hope: Reflections on the Psychotherapeutic Process with Severely Neglected and Traumatised Children

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    This title is authored by your speaker, Monica Lanyado.  It is a valuable resource for child and adolescent mental health professionals and trainee clinicians, as well as those in related fields working with children in need.


    Love the Wild Swan: The selected works of Judith Edwards

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    Love the Wild Swan is the culmination of thirty years of clinical and teaching experience, undertaken by child and adolescent psychotherapist Judith Edwards. Along with new material, the book consists of previously published papers spanning Edwards’s entire career, which have been carefully selected to chart the journey that every clinician and human being makes, from babyhood to adult life.

     


    An Independent Mind: Collected papers of Juliet Hopkins

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    An Independent Mind: Collected Papers of Juliet Hopkins is a collection of classic papers whose relevance today is undiminished. It will be essential reading for established and trainee child and adult psychotherapists and psychoanalysts; counsellors, psychologists, psychiatrists interested in psychoanalytic approaches; social workers, nursery workers and those who work with children in voluntary organizations.


    Media and the Inner World: Psycho-cultural Approaches to Emotion, Media and Popular Culture

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    This book applies insights from the spheres of academic scholarship and clinical experience to demonstrate the usefulness of psychoanalysis for developing nuanced and innovative approaches to media and cultural analysis.


    Winnicott’s Children: Independent Psychoanalytic Approaches With Children and Adolescents

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    There is a richness in the collection of subjects in this book, and in the experience of the writers. It will appeal to those who work with children – in child and family mental health settings, schools, hospitals, colleges and social care settings.


    EMDR Therapy and Adjunct Approaches with Children: Complex Trauma, Attachment, and Dissociation

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    This book provides a wide range of leading-edge, step-by-step strategies for clinicians using EMDR therapy and adjunct approaches with children with severe dysregulation of the affective system.

    Handbook of Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy. Psychoanalytic Approaches

    Retail Price: £36.99

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    The Handbook remains accessible and jargon-free. It will be a valuable resource for all who work in allied professions where the emotional well-being of children is of concern – health, education, social services – as well as trainee psychotherapists and experienced practitioners.


    Small Wonders: Healing Childhood Trauma with Emdr

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    This enlightening book is intended for parents who are concerned with having their children feel confident, for adults who want insights into the way the events of their childhood shaped their self-image, and for professionals who want to know more about EMDR and how it can be adapted to meet the special needs of traumatized children.

    This title will take 3/4 weeks to supply


    A Question of Technique: Independent Psychoanalytic Approaches with Children and Adolescents

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    A Question of Technique focuses on what actually happens in the therapy room and on the technical decisions and pressures that are faced daily.

    Coming from the Independent tradition in British psychoanalysis, the contributors, a range of experienced practitioners and teachers, describe how their technique has quietly changed and developed over the years, and put this process in its theoretical context.


    The Presence of the Therapist: Treating Childhood Trauma

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    This book (written by your speaker, Monica Lanyado) is a highly stimulating account of psychotherapeutic practice. It facilitates careful and broad thought about the therapeutic process and relationship that will improve clinical practice. The practical advice on how to survive in this demanding work will be of great benefit to all psychotherapists.