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Generation Stressed: Play-Based Tools to Help Your Child Overcome Anxiety

by Michele Kambolis

Anxiety is rampant in society in general and among children in particular. Written by Registered Clinical Counselor and national parenting columnist Michele Kambolis, Generation Stressed explains the causes...


The Autism Discussion Page on the core challenges of autism: A toolbox for helping children with autism feel safe, accepted, and competent

by Bill Nason

This book compiles posts from the popular online Autism Discussion Page to provide simple and effective strategies for helping children with autism spectrum disorders to feel safe, accepted and competent. This...


Navigating the Medical Maze with a Child with Autism Spectrum Disorder: A Practical Guide for Parents

by Beth Pletcher, Sue Ming, Julie O'Brien & Caroline Hayes-Rosen et al.

This practical guide contains everything parents of a child with autism need to know in order to get the best medical care for their child and to play an active and effective role in that care. It contains accessible...


From Research to Practice in Child and Adolescent Mental Health

by Jean-Philippe Raynaud, Matthew Hodes & Susan Shur-Fen Gau

From Research to Practice in Child and Adolescent Mental Health demonstrates how research data can be concretely applied in various cultural contexts around the world. This book has been shaped to reflect the...


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...


Mothers of Adult Children

by Marguerite Guzman Bouvard, Elzbieta Korolczuk, Nancy Gerber & Trish Green et al.

Mothers of Adult Children elucidates what happens when children come of age and leave home, creating new lives in the realms of work and relationships. This book reveals the problems mothers of adult children...


Group Filial Therapy: The Complete Guide to Teaching Parents to Play Therapeutically with their Children

by Louise Guerney & Virginia Ryan

In Group Filial Therapy (GFT), therapists train parents to conduct play sessions with their children. This book provides an accessible guide to the theory and practice of GFT, and for the first time offers step-by-step...


Psychodynamic Perspectives on Working with Children, Families, and Schools

by Michael O'Loughlin, Patrick Lewis, Derek Bunyard & Carrie Catapano et al.

For school professionals seeking to work in emotionally focused ways with children, this book offers a wide range of essays illustrating how psychodynamic ideas can be used to validate children, respect the...


The Mother and Her Child: Clinical Aspects of Attachment, Separation, and Loss

by Salman Akhtar, M. D. Fischer, Jennifer Bonovitz & Ph. M. D Brabender et al.

The Mother and Her Child: Clinical Aspects of Attachment, Separation, and Loss, edited by Salman Akhtar focuses upon the formation of an individual's self in the crucible of the early mother-child relationship....


The Way of Boys

by Anthony Rao, PhD & Michelle D. Seaton

The Way of Boys by renowned psychologist Dr. Anthony Rao is an important wake-up call to the dangers of over-medicating our male children and our current tendency to treat their active boyhood as an illness....


Easy To Love, Difficult To Discipline: The 7 Basic Skills For Turning Conflict

by Becky A. Bailey

The 7 Basic Skills for Turning Conflict into Cooperation.

Have you ever opened your mouth to discipline your child, and your parents' nastiest words tumble out? In an era when most parenting books focus on the...


How to Detect Developmental Delay and What to Do Next: Practical Interventions for Home and School

by Mary Mountstephen, Barbara Pheloung, Agnieszka Olechowska & Lucy Smith et al.

This guide offers practical advice on how to recognize the signs of developmental delay, address difficulties effectively, and help the child to flourish. The author presents a practical approach to dealing...


Help Him Make You Smile: The Development of Intersubjectivity in the Atypical Child

by Rita S. Eagle

This book focuses on the development of self and intersubjectivity in infants, and the parent-child and family interactions that help facilitate it. A unique, step by step account of how these capacities emerged...


The Big Disconnect

by Catherine Steiner-Adair, EdD. & Teresa H. Barker

Clinical psychologist Catherine Steiner-Adair takes an in-depth look at how the Internet and the digital revolution are profoundly changing childhood and family dynamics, and offers solutions parents can use...


Successful School Change and Transition for the Child with Asperger Syndrome: A Guide for Parents

by Clare Lawrence

This book provides parents of children with AS with advice on preparing their child to move to a new school, and make the transition as smooth as possible. Strategies covered include working out a transition...


Biomental Child Development: Perspectives on Psychology and Parenting

by M. John D. Ninivaggi & Fred R. Volkmar

Biomental Child Development: Perspectives on Psychology and Parenting provides the reader with a basic understanding of child, adolescent, and adult psychology, and applies it to the growth of the integrated...


Understanding Adoption: Clinical Work with Adults, Children, and Parents

by Diana Siskind, Susan B. Sherman, Kathleen Hushion & Janet Shapiro et al.

Adoption has become widely practiced, accepted, and accessible, and has greatly changed the composition of families making it a timely subject for study. The authors of Understanding Adoption undertake exploration...


Empathic Care for Children with Disorganized Attachments: A Model for Mentalizing, Attachment and Trauma-Informed Care

by Chris Taylor

This practical guide synthesises attachment, trauma and Mentalization theory into a practice model for those caring for children and young people with disorganized attachment. It aims to equip practitioners...


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...


Child Development for Child Care and Protection Workers: Second Edition

by Brigid Daniel, Sally Wassell & Robbie Gilligan

This is a classic text for students and practitioners in the child care and protection field which summarises important current thinking on child development and applies it directly to practice. The book covers...