Children and Adolescents

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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 15th 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.

    This title is due to be published on the 10th 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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    How it Feels to be You: Objects, Play and Child Psychotherapy

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    Through the stories of individual children, this book will illuminate the process of creative, play-based child psychotherapy. Each chapter focuses on a particular issue that brings a child or a young person to the therapy room, and explores the use and meaning of particular objects and ‘object games’. Readers will gain a profound understanding through these dynamic stories of therapy channeled through the objects the children choose to bring into play.

    This title is due to be published on the 31st May 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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    From Trauma to Harming Others: Therapeutic Work with Delinquent, Violent and Sexually Harmful Children and Young People

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    With insights and examples from experienced clinicians, this book will be of value to all those working with traumatized, acting out young people.

    This title is due to be published on the 23rd July 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.


    Gender Dysphoria: A Therapeutic Model for Working with Children, Adolescents and Young Adults

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    This book is aimed primarily at clinicians working in the field to provide a model for understanding, assessing, and treating gender dysphoria. The model uses a psychoanalytic framework to help explain disturbed states of mind and how psychic defences can be enlisted unconsciously to avoid overwhelming psychic pain. This offers professionals a way of trying to think with, and offer understanding to, their trans identifying clients.

    This title is due to be published on the 10th May 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.


    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.


    Counseling Children and Adolescents: Cultivating Empathic Connection

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    Counseling Children and Adolescents focuses on relationship building and creating a deep level of understanding of developmental, attachment, and brain-based information.

     


    Understanding Children’s Worry: Clinical, Developmental and Cognitive Psychological Perspectives

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    This accessible guide offers a concise introduction to the science behind worry in children, summarising research from across psychology to explore the role of worry in a range of circumstances, from everyday worries to those that can seriously impact children’s lives.


    Attachment-Focused Family Play Therapy: An Intervention for Children and Adolescents after Trauma

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    Written in an accessible style, Attachment-Focused Family Play Therapy is an important resource for mental health professionals who work with traumatized children, adolescents, and adults.


    Creative Ways to Help Children Manage Anxiety: Ideas and Activities for Working Therapeutically with Worried Children and Their Families

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    This book sets out therapeutic activities to help children aged 4-12 years and their families to better understand and manage anxiety.


    Functional Somatic Symptoms in Children and Adolescents: A Stress-System Approach to Assessment and Treatment

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    This open access book sets out the stress-system model for functional somatic symptoms in children and adolescents.


    The Girl Who Lost the Light in Her Eyes: A Storybook to Support Children and Young People Who Experience Loss

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    This beautifully illustrated and sensitively written storybook has been created to be used therapeutically with children experiencing loss.  It has been produced to accompany the title ‘Using the Expressive Arts with Children and Young People Who Have Experienced Loss’ shown above.


    Schema Therapy With Children and Adolescents: A Practitioner’s Guide

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    The first book to adapt schema therapy for children and adolescents – presents the ST-CA model and provides a clear, practical guide to clinical implementation


    Working with Children and Youth with Complex Needs: 20 Skills to Build Resilience

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    This new edition of Working with Children and Youth with Complex Needs provides detailed descriptions of techniques, ample case studies, fascinating and easy to understand explanations of research, and rich stories of how social workers, psychologists, counselors, child and youth care workers, and other mental health professionals can help young people become more resilient.


    Parent-Infant Psychotherapy for Sleep Problems: Through the Night

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    This book describes Dilys Daws’ pioneering method of therapy for sleep problems, honed over forty years of work with families: brief psychoanalytic therapy with parents and infants together.


    Transforming Trauma in Children and Adolescents: An Embodied Approach to Somatic Regulation, Trauma Processing, and Attachment

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    Transforming Trauma in Children and Adolescents introduces the foundations for SMART, including somatic regulation, arousal regulation, attachment building, and trauma processing. It teaches therapists the 8 key skills required for SMART mastery, and provides 8 regulation tools for clients. Enriched with case studies and recommended adaptations, it also includes resources for parents or other caregivers who want to provide ongoing supportive care outside the clinical setting.


    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.

     


    Binnie the Baboon Anxiety and Stress Activity Book: A Therapeutic Story with Creative and CBT Activities To Help Children Aged 5-10 Who Worry

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    This activity book is a colourful illustrated therapeutic story about Binnie the Baboon, with a focus on worry and anxiety.


    Children and Teenagers Who Set Fires: Why They Do It and How to Help

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    This book helps adults to understand firesetting behaviour in children and teens and provides strategies to work with them to address the behaviour. Drawing upon the latest juvenile firesetting research and utilising child development theory to underpin its safety messages, the book explores why young people might set fires in the first place and contextualises firesetting in terms of communication and gaining the attention of carers and other adults.


    Supporting Vulnerable Babies and Young Children: Interventions for Working with Trauma, Mental Health, Illness and Other Complex Challenges

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    The diverse challenges that clinicians and children’s workers tasked with safeguarding babies and young children face are complex, and this unique book looks at effective, practice-based and evidence-informed approaches to working across a wide range of issues.


    Understanding the Paradox of Surviving Childhood Trauma: Techniques and Tools for Working with Suicidality and Dissociation

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    Understanding the Paradox of Surviving Childhood Trauma offers clinicians a new framework for understanding the symptoms and coping mechanisms displayed by survivors of childhood abuse.


    Presley the Pug Relaxation Activity Book: A Therapeutic Story with Creative Activities to Help Children Aged 5-10 to Regulate Their Emotions and to Find Calm

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    Like all dogs, Presley the Pug loves to play, run, and snuggle up under his warm blanket. But sometimes, Presley gets gets so excited that his feelings take over.


    Parent-Led CBT for Child Anxiety: Helping Parents Help Their Kids

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    This innovative, research-based book shows clinicians how to teach parents cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) techniques to use with their 5- to 12-year-old.


    New Discoveries in Child Psychotherapy: Findings from Qualitative Research – Tavistock Clinic Series

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    New Discoveries in Child Psychotherapy presents eleven new contributions to child psychoanalytic research, most of them based on the experience of the clinical consulting room. Each chapter is the work of an experienced child psychotherapist or child analyst, vivid in their description of the children and families they encountered. Their understanding of the “inner worlds” of patients and the clinical consulting room is clearly evidenced in their analysis of clinical presentations.