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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...


They Never Forget

by Kathleen E. Duvenary

A fictional piece that is all to real, a writing that examines the relationships between men, women, children and parents. An all too true view of the familial inner workings of manipulations that lead to abuse....


Hard Choices

by Eric C. Little Ph.D. Caadp Icadc

AUTHORS MESSAGE TO THE READERS:

If you write a book Ill be sure to read it! These were the words that prompted the writing of this book. They were spoken to me by my youngest daughters endodontist; apparently,...


Difficult Boys

by Madison J. Taylor

The difficult boy stands clearly differentiated in my mind from the backward-minded or irresponsible boy, although there are grounds on which they may become merged. The difficult boy, as I conceive him, is...


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...


Psyche-Soul-Ology

by David L. Roberts Ba Ms Ms Ph.D.

Providing insight into the lives of troubled, at-risk, and high-risk kids, Psyche-Soul-ology offers a new approach to mentor this segment of the population to produce favorable outcomes. Author Dr. David L....


Psychiatric Evaluation of Children

by George Isaac, Md

This book is a unique, short, and practical guide to doing psychiatric evaluations of children for clinical purposes. The author uses his experience as a child psychiatrist during the past three decades, in...