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Understanding Adolescents for Helping Professionals

by LCPC Avidan Milevsky PhD

Promotes an in-depth understanding of adolescent development that can be immediately applied to effective treatment

Adolescence is a distinct and complex stage of development, and successful interventions with...


Silver Linings:: What Five Ninety-Something Women Taught Me About Positive Aging

by Peggy Brown Bonsee

Role models are not just for the young. Professional life coach Peggy Bonsee believes they are just as important in later years as when we start out in life. This book profiles five "golden ladies" who inspired...


Parenting for the Digital Age: The Truth Behind Media's Effect on Children and What to Do About It

by Bill Ratner

Bill Ratner, a long-time Hollywood insider and voice of their movie trailers, explores with in-depth research the change in advertising since 1982 and what children are currently exposed to. As a parent, educator,...


The Good Girl Revolution: Young Rebels with Self-Esteem and High Standards

by Wendy Shalit

Across the country, there’s a youth-led rebellion challenging the status quo. In Seattle and Pittsburgh, teenage girls protest against companies that sell sleazy clothing. Online, a nineteen-year-old describes...


Making Peace with Yourself

by Harold Md Bloomfield

"I'm afraid of getting again."

"When I look in the mirror, I'm never quite satisfied."

"I can't stand criticism."

"I'm always feeling tense and rushed."

"I wish I could be happier."

Do any of these sound familiar?...


Epistemic Cognition and Development: Psychology of Truth and Justification: The Psychology of Justification and Truth

by David Moshman

Epistemic cognition, the philosophical core of metacognition, concerns people's knowledge about the justification and truth of beliefs. Multiple literatures in psychology and education address aspects of epistemic...


To Touch Is To live: The Need for Genuine Affection in an Impersonal World

by Ph.D., Mariana Caplan

For babies to develop normally, they must be touched. Adults, too, thrive when touch is a normal part of their each day: a reassuring handshake, a sympathetic hug, a healing massage. But how often do we permit...


The Overparenting Epidemic: Why Helicopter Parenting Is Bad for Your Kids . . . and Dangerous for You, Too!

by George Glass & David Tabatsky

Helicopter parents, tiger moms, cosseters, hothouse parents . . .

Whatever we label it, overparenting—anxious, invasive, overly attentive, and competitive parenting—may have finally backfired. As we witness...


The Hurried Child-25th Anniversary Edition

by David Elkind

The 25th anniversary edition of a parenting classic


End-Of-Life Issues, Grief, and Bereavement: What Clinicians Need to Know

by Sara Honn Qualls & Julia E. Kasl-Godley

A practical overview of clinical issues related to end-of-life care, including grief and bereavement

The needs of individuals with life-limiting or terminal illness and those caring for them are well documented....


Adolescent Psychotherapy Homework Planner

by Arthur E. Jongsma, L. Mark Peterson & William P. McInnis

Features new and updated assignments and exercises to meet the changing needs of mental health professionals

The Adolescent Psychotherapy Homework Planner, Second Edition provides you with an array of ready-to-use,...


Working Memory and Academic Learning: Assessment and Intervention

by Milton J. Dehn

Equipping school and child psychologists, and neuropsychologists with critical information on the role of working memory in learning and achievement, Working Memory and Academic Learning offers guidance on assessment...


Minnesota Symposia on Child Psychology: The Origins and Organization of Adaptation and Maladaptation

by Dante Cicchetti & Glenn I. Roisman

The Origins and Organization of Adaptation and Maladaptation provides scholars, students, and practitioners with access to the newest work of top tier scientists in psychology. This volume addresses issues relevant...


A Girl's Childhood: Psychological Development, Social Change, and The Yale Child Study  Center

by Stephen Lassonde, Linda C. Mayes & Deborah Weinstein

Sixty years ago, a group of prominent psychoanalysts, developmentalists, pediatricians, and educators at the Yale Child Study Center joined together with the purpose of formulating a general psychoanalytic theory...


The Health Care Setting as a Context for the Prevention and Treatment of Child Abuse: A Special Issue of Children's Health Care

by Keith L. Kaufman

This special issue was designed to explore the role of health care professionals in the assessment, treatment, and prevention of child maltreatment. The initial five articles were solicited to enhance our understanding...


Gonadal Hormones and Sex Differences in Behavior: A Special Issue of Developmental Neuropsychology

by Sheri A. Berenbaum

As the papers in this special issue demonstrate, gonadal hormones have powerful effects on the development of the brain and behavior in human beings, as in other species. Both androgens and estrogens affect...


Origins of Language Disorders: A Special Issue of Developmental Neuropsychology

by Donna J. Thal & Judith S. Reilly

This special issue represents the initial products of the first five years of a multi-center project entitled "Origins of Communicative Disorders." As the title implies, the common goal of investigators involved...


Emotional Lives of Animals and Children: Insights from a Farm Sanctuary

by William Crain

In 2008, Bill Crain, a professor of psychology at The City College of New York, and his wife Ellen, a pediatrician, opened Safe Haven Farm Sanctuary in Poughquag, New York. The sanctuary provides a permanent...


The Playful Brain: Venturing to the Limits of Neuroscience

by Sergio Pellis & Vivien Pellis

For centuries the phenomenon of play has perplexed scientists across the board. Studies by biologists, psychologists, neuroscientists, anthropologists, and educators have excited keen debate and contention,...


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