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Revealing the Inner World of Traumatized Children

by Francia Kinchington, Christine Bradley, John Diamond & Dr Alistair Cooper et al.

Bringing together the latest research and theory about a child's inner world and the impact of the world around them, this is a guide to understanding and responding to the emotional needs of traumatized children....


The Power of Positive Parenting

by Matthew R. Sanders & Trevor G. Mazzucchelli

Safe, nurturing, and positive parent-child interactions lay the foundations for healthy child development. How children are raised in their early years and beyond affects many different aspects of their lives,...


Supernormal: The Untold Story of Adversity and Resilience

by Meg Jay

Clinical psychologist and author of The Defining Decade, Meg Jay takes us into the world of the supernormal: those who soar to unexpected heights after childhood adversity.

Whether it is the loss of a parent...


Self-Esteem  in Time and Place

by Peggy J. Miller & Grace E. Cho

The concept of self-esteem is a fixture in the psychological and moral landscape of American society. This is especially true in the arena of childrearing: images and references to self-esteem are ubiquitous...


Raising and Educating a Deaf Child

by Marc Marschark

Deaf children are not hearing children who can't hear, and having a deaf child is not analogous to having a hearing child who can't hear. Beyond any specific effects of hearing loss, deaf children are far more...


Memory Rescue: Supercharge Your Brain, Reverse Memory Loss, and Remember What Matters Most

by Dr. Daniel G. Amen

A proven program from #1 New York Times bestselling author and brain researcher Dr. Daniel Amen to help you change your brain and improve your memory today!

Brain imaging research demonstrates that memory loss...


Systems Theory and Family Therapy

by Raphael J. Becvar & Dorothy Stroh Becvar

This book provides an overview of the basic concepts of a systems theoretical perspective using families and family therapy as examples and illustrations of their application in professional practice. This meta-perspective...


The Push for a Child Philosophy

by Maxine Therese

What children really need has been misunderstood for most of human history. Drawing on the latest scientific research, philosophy, and psychology as well as her own clinical experience, Maxine illuminates...


Reducing Cyberbullying in Schools: International Evidence-Based Best Practices

by Marilyn Campbell & Sheri Bauman

Reducing Cyberbullying in Schools: International Evidence-Based Best Practices provides an accessible blend of academic rigor and practical application for mental health professionals, school administrators...


Emerging Adults and Substance Use Disorder Treatment

by Douglas C. Smith

Emerging Adults and Substance Use Disorder Treatment addresses how a societal shift in the timing of developmental tasks affects treatment outcomes for substance use disorders, which are among the most highly...


Solo Success!

by Christine Ingall

Millions of people, who live alone and are without a partner, avoid everyday leisure pursuits for fear of being seen to be on their own. Many people in a relationship never do anything on their own. This step-by-step...


Gaze-Following: Its Development and Significance

by Ross Flom, Kang Lee & Darwin Muir

What does a child’s ability to look where another is looking tell us about his or her early cognitive development? What does this ability—or lack thereof—tell us about a child’s language development,...


Language Disorders From a Developmental Perspective: Essays in Honor of Robin S. Chapman

by Rhea Paul

The last 25 years have witnessed an explosion of research at the intersection of typical language development and child language disorders. A pioneer in bringing these fields of study together is Robin S. Chapman,...


Symbol Use and Symbolic Representation: Developmental and Comparative Perspectives

by Laura Namy

Symbol Use and Symbolic Representation: Developmental and Comparative Perspectives is the proceedings of a workshop held at Emory University in 2002 to discuss the difficult and age-old issue of what makes a...


Personal Project Pursuit: Goals, Action, and Human Flourishing

by Brian R. Little, Katariina Salmela-Aro & Susan D. Phillips

Personal Project Pursuit is the first book to feature Brian Little's highly respected personal projects analysis (PPA), one of the pioneering theories in contemporary personality and motivational psychology....


Early Word Learning

by Gert Westermann & Nivedita Mani

Early Word Learning explores the processes leading to a young child learning words and their meanings. Word learning is here understood as the outcome of overlapping and interacting processes, starting with...


TIME The Science of Childhood: Inside the Minds of Our Younger Selves

by The Editors of Time

The latest scientific research to help you raise happier, healthier kids

Every moment is a learning experience for babies and young children. Now, the Editors of Time bring you the latest science and research...


The Boy Who Was Raised as a Dog: And Other Stories from a Child Psychiatrist's Notebook--What Traumatized Children Can Teach Us About

by Bruce D. Perry & Maia Szalavitz

Child psychiatrist Bruce Perry has treated children faced with unimaginable horror: genocide survivors, witnesses, children raised in closets and cages, and victims of family violence. Here he tells their stories...


Why Gender Matters, Second Edition: What Parents and Teachers Need to Know About the Emerging Science of Sex Differences

by Léonard Sax

A revised and updated edition (with more than 70% new material) of the evergreen classic about the innate differences between boys and girls and how best to parent and teach girls and boys successfully, with...


Treating Children with Autistic Spectrum Disorder: A psychoanalytic and developmental approach

by Tami Pollak

Treating Children with Autistic Spectrum Disorder: A Psychoanalytic and Developmental Approach outlines a unique model, the product of over twenty years of experience in working with children with this diagnosis...