Children and Adolescents

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    The Mermaid Who Couldn’t: How Mariana Overcame Loneliness and Shame and Learned to Sing Her Own Song! (New paperback edition)

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    Written for children aged 4+, this picture book uses a simple metaphor to show how children who have experienced neglect or who lack confidence can learn to find a sense of self-worth. It will help children explore their feelings and encourage communication.

    This title is due to be published on the 21st June 2022. 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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    I Don’t Want to be Me – Amelie’s Walk: Exploring Self Worth

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    In this beautifully illustrated story meet Amelie, a little girl that feels as if she doesn’t want to be who she is. One day she goes on a walk where she meets a series of friends all just being themselves — a tree, a pea, the sea, a bee and a flea. Amelie tries very hard to become each one, but discovers that it’s exhausting and painful trying to become something other than yourself.

    This title is due to be published on the 20th June 2022. 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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    Assessment of Disorders in Childhood and Adolescence

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    This leading course text and practitioner reference has been extensively revised with 90% new content, covering a broader range of child and adolescent problems in more concise chapters. Prominent authorities provide a comprehensive framework for evidence-based assessment. Presented are methods and tools for developing effective diagnoses and case formulations, building strong treatment plans, monitoring progress, and documenting outcomes. Chapters are packed with practical guidance, handy tables, and sample instruments. Illustrative case material is included.

    This title is due to be published on the 19th May 2022. 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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    Contemporary Child Psychotherapy: Integration and Imagination in Creative Clinical Practice

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    Contemporary Child Psychotherapy: Integration and Imagination in Creative Clinical Practice demonstrates the step-by-step process of developing the depth of understanding, creativity, knowledge and skill that underpin a modern integrative child psychotherapist.


    Helping Children with Loss and The Day the Sea Went Out and Never Came Back

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    Now in its second edition, this practical guidebook and beautifully illustrated storybook have been created to help teachers and professionals support children aged 4-12 who have experienced loss.


    Braving the Erotic Field in the Psychoanalytic Treatment of Children and Adolescents

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    Braving the Erotic Field in the Psychoanalytic Treatment of Adolescents and Children is a groundbreaking collection of chapters by an international group of analytic authors. The book addresses the general lack of psychoanalytic writing on working with erotic feelings in the consulting room when treating children and adolescents. This lack is doubly odd given Freud’s emphasis on childhood sexuality as well as the intensities of the adolescent body/mind.


    The CWP and EMHP Handbook: CBT Essentials with Children and Young People

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    This down-to-earth survival guide helps trainees and newly qualified practitioners cope with the stressful demands of these new and challenging roles. Full of case examples and practical tools and strategies, this book will give you the confidence to assess, set goals, and deliver effective interventions for anxiety and depression. It also provides invaluable support on tricky topics such as disclosures of risk and safeguarding issues, working effectively with parents, dealing with resistance and conflict, caring for yourself, and signposting when a situation is outside the remit of your role.

    This title is due to be published on the 19th May 2022. 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.


    Feel, Think, and Do with Ruby, Rafa and Riz: A Storybook and Guide for Understanding Behaviour and Emotions Set

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    This set containing an adult resource guide and storybook encourages children to explore and interrogate their thoughts and feelings in an accessible and fun way while providing trusted adults with clear, straightforward explanations of why this understanding is important and tools that can be used in a learning setting.


    A Practical Resource for Understanding Behaviour and Emotions (Feel, Think Do with Ruby, Rafa and Riz: A Storybook and Guide for Understanding Behaviour and Emotions)

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    For effective use, this book should be purchased alongside the storybook. Both books can be purchased together as a set, Feel, Think and Do with Ruby, Rafa and Riz: A Storybook and Guide for Understanding Behaviour and Emotions, 978-1-032-05939-6.

    Designed to assist adults in introducing children to their inner world and connecting that world to the world around us in an emotionally safe space, this guidebook contains six sessions that can be delivered to children in a large group, as a class, in smaller groups or individually. These sessions provide the context and landscape of the emotional health of children and what can affect their wellbeing.


    Ruby, Rafa and Riz: Understanding Behaviour and Emotions (Feel, Think Do with Ruby, Rafa and Riz: A Storybook and Guide for Understanding Behaviour and Emotions)

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    In a clever and enjoyable way, the stories of Ruby, Rafa and Riz lead children through scenarios that introduce ideas key to developing children’s understanding and security

    For effective use, this book should be purchased alongside the guidebook. Both books can be purchased together as a set, Feel, Think and Do with Ruby, Rafa and Riz: A Storybook and Guide for Understanding Behaviour and Emotions, 978-1-032-05939-6.


    Conducting Interviews with Child Victims of Abuse and Witnesses of Crime: A Practical Guide

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    This book is a practical and thoughtful guide for the forensic interview of children, presenting a synthesis of the empirical and theoretical knowledge necessary to understand the account of child victims of abuse or witnesses of crime.


    Mary Sheridan’s From Birth to Five Years: Children’s Developmental Progress

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    This new edition of a classic text is the go-to reference for anyone concerned with the developmental progress of pre-school children. It provides the knowledge required for understanding children’s developmental progress with age and within each developmental domain.


    A Therapeutic Treasure Deck of Strengths and Self-Esteem Cards

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    Dr Treisman’s deck of 70 cards offers creative ways to help develop self-esteem, strengths and resilience.


    A Practical Resource for Supporting Children’s Right to Feel Safe

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    For effective use, this book should be purchased alongside the storybook. Both books can be purchased together as a set, Something Has Happened: A Storybook and Guide for Safeguarding and Supporting Children’s Right to Feel Safe [isbn 9781032069128]

    With a concise and accessible introduction to the right to feel safe and protective behaviours, this is an invaluable resource for teachers, support staff and other professionals working with both primary and lower-secondary aged childre

     

     


    Something Has Happened: A Storybook and Guide for Safeguarding and Supporting Children’s Right to Feel Safe

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    This beautifully illustrated storybook and guide have been created to teach children about safeguarding in its broadest sense: that being safe from harm is the most important right they have, and that the trusted adults around them will always take action to protect, believe and respect them.


    Something Has Happened: Supporting Children’s Right to Feel Safe

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    For effective use, this book should be purchased alongside the guidebook. Both books can be purchased together as a set, Something Has Happened: A Storybook and Guide for Safeguarding and Supporting Children’s Right to Feel Safe [isbn 9781032069128]

    Designed to be used alongside the professional guidebook, A Practical Resource for Supporting Children’s Right to Feel Safe, this is an essential tool for teachers, support staff and other professionals who want to teach children that being safe from harm is the most important right they have, and that the trusted adults around them will always take action to believe and protect


    Treating Children with Dissociative Disorders: Attachment, Trauma, Theory and Practice

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    This book provides a comprehensive overview of research into dissociation in children and adolescents and challenges conventional ideas about complex behaviours.


    Doodle Your Worries Away: A CBT Doodling Workbook for Children Who Feel Worried or Anxious

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    Drawn from over 15 years of experience of supporting young people with anxiety, this workbook takes an integrative approach and is a valuable resource for anyone looking to support a child experiencing worry.


    A Psychotherapeutic Understanding of Eating Disorders in Children and Young People: Ways to Release the Imprisoned Self

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    This important book shows how psychotherapy can address severe eating disorders in children and young people, illustrating the ways an imprisoned self can be released from suffering.


    The Greater Me Cards: A Tool for Children and Young People to Develop Self-Advocacy Skills and Build Resilience

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    This conversational tool made up of 52 cards and accompanying guidance, helps young people build their advocacy skills by establishing their own strengths and needs.


    From Trauma to Harming Others: Therapeutic Work with Delinquent, Violent and Sexually Harmful Children and Young People

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    From Trauma to Harming Others shows the approach of professionals from the world-renowned Portman Clinic, which specializes in work with violence, delinquency and sexual acting out.


    Mentalizing in Child Therapy: Guidelines for Clinical Practitioners (New 2nd Edition)

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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.


    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.


    Key Theories and Skills in Counselling Children and Young People: An Integrative Approach

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    This book provides a highly accessible, skills focused entry point to the interventions, techniques, strategies, and core knowledge you need to work with children and young people.