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Odd Girl Out: The Hidden Culture of Aggression in Girls
Odd Girl Out
The Hidden Culture of Aggression in Girls
Paperback      ISBN: 0156027348
Identifies the subtle means by which girls behave aggressively toward one another and examines specific behaviors while explaining the importance of enabling girls to express anger and resolve conflicts.
Hurry Down Sunshine
Hurry Down Sunshine
Hardcover      ISBN: 1590511913
Hurry Down Sunshine tells the story of the extraordinary summer when, at the age of fifteen, Michael Greenberg's daughter was struck mad. It begins with Sally's visionary crack-up on the streets of Greenwich Village, and continues, among other places, inthe out-of-time world of a Manhattan psychiatric ward during the city's most sweltering months.In an unsentimental and provocative account, the author details his young daughter's sudden onset of mental illness and her long and difficult journey back to life.
Modes Of Therapeutic Action
Modes Of Therapeutic Action
Paperback      ISBN: 0765702509
How do we position ourselves in relation to our patients? Do we participate as neutral object, as empathetic self-object, or as authentic subject? Do we strive to enhance the patient's knowledge, to provide a corrective experience, or to work at the intimate edge?
Boys Adrift: The Five Factors Driving the Growing Epidemic of Unmotivated Boys and Underachieving Young Men
Boys Adrift
The Five Factors Driving the Growing Epidemic of Unmotivated Boys and Underachieving Young Men
Hardcover      ISBN: 0465072097
A physician, research psychologist, and author of Why Gender Matters looks at the reasons why American boys, from kindergarten to college, are less resilient and ambitious than twenty years ago, discussing the causes of failure in school and at home and presenting a series of practical solutions to help alleviate the problem.
The Borderline Psychotic Child: A Selective Integration
The Borderline Psychotic Child
A Selective Integration
Paperback      ISBN: 0415222206
Introduces the borderline concept and overviews current theoretical thinking and clinical practices. Reviews the history and evolution of the borderline diagnosis for children, both in the US and the UK. Attempts to harmonize US and UK views on borderline diagnosis in the light of new developments in theory at The Menninger Clinic, The Anna Freud Center, and The Tavistock Clinic, and presents a range of clinical case studies. Lubbe trained as a child psychotherapist at the Tavistock Clinic In London. He is founding editor of the journal Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy in South Africa . Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (
Too Scared to Cry: Psychic Trauma in Childhood
Too Scared to Cry
Psychic Trauma in Childhood
Paperback      ISBN: 0465086446
In 1976 twenty–six California children were kidnapped from their school bus and buried alive for motives never explained. All the children survived. This bizarre event signaled the beginning of Lenore Terr’s landmark study on the effect of trauma on children. In this book Terr shows how trauma has affected not only the children she’s treated but all of us.
A Mind at a Time: America's Top Learning Expert Shows How Every Child Can Succeed
A Mind at a Time
America's Top Learning Expert Shows How Every Child Can Succeed
Paperback      ISBN: 0743202236
A professor of pediatrics reveals the many modes of learning and arms parents and teachers with the knowledge they need to help children prosper in a school environment.
The Moral Intelligence of Children: How to Raise a Moral Child
The Moral Intelligence of Children
How to Raise a Moral Child
Paperback      ISBN: 0452279372
An enlightening approach to the ways and reasons why children blossom into moral adults--or, in some cases, the opposite--offers case studies, discussions with parents, interviews with children, and visits to classrooms and nurseries, in an essential guide for parents. Reprint.
The Untouched Key: Tracing Childhood Trauma in Creativity and Destructiveness
The Untouched Key
Tracing Childhood Trauma in Creativity and Destructiveness
Paperback      ISBN: 0385267649
Examines the connection of childhood traumas with both adult creativity and destructiveness
Contemporary Play Therapy: Theory, Research, and Practice
Contemporary Play Therapy
Theory, Research, and Practice
1st Edition    Paperback      ISBN: 1593856334
This highly practical book presents current developments in play therapy, including innovative applications for particular problems and populations. Contributors first discuss the latest ideas and techniques emerging from object relations, experiential, dynamic, and narrative perspectives. Next, research evaluating the effectiveness of play interventions is reviewed in detail. The book's third and largest section demonstrates creative approaches for helping children deal with a variety of adverse circumstances: homelessness, family problems, sexual abuse, social aggression, natural disasters, and more. Throughout, rich case illustrations enhance the book's utility for clinicians.