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Losing Tim: How Our Health and Education Systems Failed My Son with Schizophrenia

by Paul Gionfriddo

Paul Gionfriddo’s son Tim is one of the “6 percent”—the percentage of all Americans with serious mental illness. He is also one of the half million homeless people with serious mental illnesses in desperate...


Nurturing Child and Adolescent Spirituality: Perspectives from the World's Religious Traditions

by Eugene C. Roehlkepartain, Sandy Eisenberg Sasso, Aostre N. Johnson & Karen-Marie Yust et al.

Nurturing Child and Adolescent Spirituality: Perspectives from the World's Religious Traditions provides a forum for prominent religious scholars to examine the state of religious knowledge and theological reflection...


The Teenage Brain

by Frances E. Jensen & Amy Ellis Nutt

A New York Times Bestseller

Renowned neurologist Dr. Frances E. Jensen offers a revolutionary look at the brains of teenagers, dispelling myths and offering practical advice for teens, parents and teachers.

Dr....


Mothering without a Home: Attachment Representations and Behaviors of Homeless Mothers and Children

by Ann G. Smolen & M. M. D. Harrison

Mothering without a Home: Attachment Representations and Behaviors of Homeless Mothers and Children explores the attachment style of homeless mothers and its effect on the resulting attachment style of their...


Treating the Unmanageable Adolescent: A Guide to Oppositional Defiant and Conduct Disorders

by Neil I. Bernstein

Addresses, in a concrete, practical way, how to deal with disruptive, troubled youth. Emphasis is placed on diffusing resistance to change and facilitating treatment compliance.


Will's Choice: A Suicidal Teen, a Desperate Mother, and a Chronicle of Recovery

by Gail Griffith

On March 11, 2001, seventeen-year-old Will ingested a near-fatal dose of his antidepressant medication, an event that would forever change his life and the lives of his family. In Will's Choice, his mother,...


Therapeutic Conversations with Queer Youth: Transcending Homonormativity and Constructing Preferred Identities

by Julie Tilsen, Sheila McNamee & David Nylund

Therapeutic Conversations with Queer Youth is for practitioners who seek culturally responsive, socially-just ways of engaging queer youth in conversations that evoke imagination, provoke possibility, and honor...


The Adolescent and Adult Neuro-diversity Handbook: Asperger Syndrome, ADHD, Dyslexia, Dyspraxia and Related Conditions

by Sarah Hendrickx & Claire Salter

This is a handy first-reference point guide to the full range of developmental conditions as they affect adolescents and adults. A wide range of conditions are covered, including Autistic Spectrum Disorders,...


Developmental Assessment of the School-Aged Child with Developmental Disabilities: A Clinician's Guide

by M. S. Thambirajah

This book provides full guidance on common developmental disorders and their assessment, focusing on mild to moderate disabilities in the school-aged child. Each chapter includes an account of normal development,...


Ethical Practice in Child and Adolescent Analysis and Psychotherapy: Protecting Safety in a Therapeutic Environment

by Anita G. Schmukler, Paula G. Atkeson, Helene Keable & E. Kirsten Dahl et al.

Ethical Practice in Child and Adolescent Analysis and Psychotherapy addresses core issues in ethical practice in working with children and their parents, with attention to unconscious motives and defenses that...


Always the Fat Kid

by Jacob Warren & K. Bryant Smalley

Childhood obesity in the United States has tripled in a generation. But while debates continue over the content of school lunches and the dangers of fast food, we are just beginning to recognize the full extent...


The Adolescent Journey

by Marsha Levy-Warren

This is a comprehensive statement about adolescent development, identity formation, and treatment.


Adolescence and Delinquency: An Object-Relations Theory Approach

by Ph. R. D. Brodie

This book applies modern object-relations theory to a population for which the 'treatment du jour' is increasingly cognitive-behavioral. Taking his lead from the delinquent adolescents in his practice, he presents...


Play Therapy with Adolescents

by Charles E. Schaefer, Loretta Gallo-Lopez, Dorothy Breen & Christopher J. Brown et al.

Adolescents are often resistant, hostile, moody, and difficult, but they can also be fascinating, creative, spontaneous, and passionate. How do mental health professionals get past the facade? Play Therapy with...


Clinical Perspectives on Reflective Parenting: Keeping the Child's Mind in Mind

by Mary Davis, M. Hossein Etezady, Paulene Popek & Regina Pally et al.

Clinical Perspectives on Reflective Parenting addresses the reasons for focusing on understanding a child’s emotional world as a way of becoming a more effective parent. The book also addresses techniques...


Summary & Study Guide - The Teenage Brain

by Lee Tang

Adolescents Are Not an Alien Species,

Just a Misunderstood One.

The must-read summary of “The Teenage Brain: A Neuroscientist’s Survival Guide to Raising Adolescents and Young Adults,” by Frances E. Jensen,...


Summary & Study Guide - We Are Our Brains

by Lee Tang

A Definitive Book on How the Brain Evolves Through Every Stage of Life

The must-read summary of “We Are Our Brains: A Neurobiography of the Brain from the Womb to Alzheimer’s,” by D. F. Swaab.

In We Are...


Unified Protocol for Transdiagnostic Treatment of Emotional Disorders in Adolescents

by Jill Ehrenreich-May, Sarah M. Kennedy, Jamie A. Sherman & Shannon M. Bennett et al.

Cognitive behavior therapy (CBT) is arguably the most effective psychotherapy model for children and adolescents with emotional disorders (e.g., anxiety, depression, obsessive-compulsive disorders, trauma and...


The Shy Child

by Philip G Zimbardo & Shirley L. Radl

Two out of every five people in the U.S. regard themselves as "shy." Yet, shyness can be cured, says Dr. Philip Zimbardo, the nation's leading authority on shyness. With co-author Shirley Radl, Dr. Zimbardo...


Unified Protocols for Transdiagnostic Treatment of Emotional Disorders in Children and Adolescents

by Jill Ehrenreich-May, Sarah M. Kennedy, Jamie A. Sherman & Emily L. Bilek et al.

Cognitive behavior therapy (CBT) is arguably the most effective psychotherapy model for children and adolescents with emotional disorders (e.g., anxiety, depression, obsessive-compulsive disorders, trauma and...