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Sickened: The True Story of a Lost Childhood

by Julie Gregory

A young girl is perched on the cold chrome of yet another doctor’s examining table, missing yet another day of school. Just twelve, she’s tall, skinny, and weak. It’s four o’clock, and she hasn’t been...


Why Love Matters: How affection shapes a baby's brain

by Sue Gerhardt

Why Love Matters explains why loving relationships are essential to brain development in the early years, and how these early interactions can have lasting consequences for future emotional and physical health....


A Still Quiet Place: A Mindfulness Program for Teaching Children and Adolescents to Ease Stress and Difficult Emotions

by Amy Saltzman & Saki Santorelli

Today's children and adolescents face intense pressures-both in the classroom and at home. A Still Quiet Place presents an eight-week mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) program that therapists, teachers,...


The Practitioner's Guide to Child Art Therapy: Fostering Creativity and Relational Growth

by Annette Shore

Even in the face of challenging conditions, art therapy treatment offers meaningful opportunities for growth. It's not always easy, though, to navigate the complex interplay of art processes, relational states,...


Sandplay: Therapy with Children and Families

by Lois J. Carey

Lois Carey explores the application of sandplay therapy as she learned it from Dora Kalff, among others, and shares her professional experience in a chapter on equipping the office with miniatures and also with...


A Parent's Guide to High-Functioning Autism Spectrum Disorder, Second Edition: How to Meet the Challenges and Help Your Child Thrive

by Sally Ozonoff, Geraldine Dawson & James C. McPartland

Many tens of thousands of parents have found the facts they need about high-functioning autism spectrum disorder (ASD), including Asperger syndrome, in this indispensable guide. Leading experts show how you...


Trauma-Attachment Tangle: Modifying EMDR to Help Children Resolve Trauma and Develop Loving Relationships

by Joan Lovett

Trauma-Attachment Tangle offers informative and inspiring clinical stories of children who have complex trauma and attachment issues from experiences such as adoption, hospitalization, or death of a parent....


Expressive Arts Interventions for School Counselors

by NCC Suzanne Degges-White PhD & NCSC Bonnie R. Colon MS

Presents 100+ interventions using creative and expressive arts counseling techniques in school settings

Expressive arts therapies are a rich resource for use with children and adolescents, who are often unresponsive...


Before It's Too Late: Why Some Kids Get Into Trouble--and What Parents Can Do About It

by Stanton Samenow

This is a body of work which gives concerned parents and professionals instructive insight into the personality of "problem children" and gives practical suggestions for taking corrective and remedial steps...


Mental Health Practice in Today's Schools: Issues and Interventions

by NCSP Raymond H. Witte PhD & G. Susan Mosley-, PhD Howard

"Mental Health Practice in Todayís Schools: Issues and Interventions provides a comprehensive guide to the mental health issues of students in our schools and practical school-wide prevention and intervention...


Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Fourth Edition: A Handbook for Diagnosis and Treatment

by Russell A. Barkley

Widely regarded as the standard clinical reference, this volume provides the best current knowledge about attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children, adolescents, and adults. The field's leading...


Family-Focused Trauma Intervention: Using Metaphor and Play with Victims of Abuse and Neglect

by Pat Pernicano

Family-Focused Trauma Intervention: Using Metaphor and Play with Victims of Abuse and Neglect translates issues central to abuse and neglect recovery into metaphorical stories and family-based interventions,...


Psychotherapy with Severely Deprived Children (Psychology Revivals)

by Mary Boston & Rolene Szur

Originally published in 1983, this study describes the experience of severely deprived children referred for individual psychoanalytic psychotherapy at the Tavistock Clinic in London, and at other clinics and...


What Works for Whom?, Second Edition: A Critical Review of Treatments for Children and Adolescents

by Peter Fonagy, David Cottrell & Jeannette Phillips

The standard reference in the field, this acclaimed work synthesizes findings from hundreds of carefully selected studies of mental health treatments for children and adolescents. Chapters on frequently encountered...


Screen-Smart Parenting: How to Find Balance and Benefit in Your Child's Use of Social Media, Apps, and Digital Devices

by Jodi Gold & Tory Burch

As a practicing child psychiatrist and mother of three, Jodi Gold has a unique understanding of both the mind-boggling benefits and the serious downsides of technology. Dr. Gold weaves together scientific knowledge...


Creative Interventions with Traumatized Children, Second Edition: Creative Arts and Play Therapy, eds Malchiodi and Crenshaw

by Cathy A. Malchiodi & Bruce D. Perry

A trusted, bestselling resource, this volume demonstrates a range of creative approaches for facilitating children's emotional reparation and recovery from trauma. Experts in play, art, music, movement, and...


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...


The Handbook of Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy

by Monica Lanyado & Ann Horne

This second edition provides a uniquely comprehensive guide to the practice and principles of child and adolescent psychotherapy around the world and has been thoroughly updated to take into account the many...


Working with Children and Youth with Complex Needs: 20 Skills to Build Resilience

by Michael Ungar

Working with Children and Youth with Complex Needs provides a detailed description of techniques and rich stories of how social workers, psychologists, counselors, and child and youth care workers can help...


Enhancing Self-Control in Adolescents: Treatment Strategies Derived from Psychological Science

by Norman M. Brier

This book offers an innovative, trans-diagnostic approach to enhancing self-control in adolescents based directly on personality and social psychological science. It thus fills a void. While several books address...