Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy: Wounded Spirits and Healing Paths

Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy: Wounded Spirits and Healing Paths

by David A. Crenshaw
     
 

This edited collection by David A. Crenshaw, with contributions from such notables as James Garbarino, Kenneth V. Hardy, and Andrew Fussner, addresses the multiple sources of wounding of children and teens in contemporary life. The book conveys a message of hope and optimism, even in work with children who might be viewed as "impossible cases," because the… See more details below

Overview

This edited collection by David A. Crenshaw, with contributions from such notables as James Garbarino, Kenneth V. Hardy, and Andrew Fussner, addresses the multiple sources of wounding of children and teens in contemporary life. The book conveys a message of hope and optimism, even in work with children who might be viewed as "impossible cases," because the contributors share a passion for utilizing and building on the strengths of children and families. These authors go beyond treating psychiatric symptoms to address in a more comprehensive way the emotional suffering of youths.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780765705983
Publisher:
Aronson, Jason Inc.
Publication date:
09/26/2008
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
174
Sales rank:
981,657
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.70(d)

Meet the Author

David A. Crenshaw is a licensed psychologist, Board Certified in Clinical Psychology by the American Board of Professional Psychology (ABPP) and Fellow of the Academy of Clinical Psychology. He is the founder and director of the Rhinebeck Child and Family Center, LLC, which offers training and consultation to clinicians and agencies working with at-risk youth.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Multiple Sources of Wounding and Paths to Healing Chapter 2. Healing Wounds to the Spirit Camouflaged by Rage Chapter 3. Healing in a Family Context Chapter 4. Seeking a Shelter for the Soul Chapter 5. "Diamonds in the Rough"—Strengths-Based Healing Chapter 6. Hidden Dimensions: Unspeakable Sorrow and Buried Human Potential Chapter 7. When Grief is a Luxury Children Can't Afford Chapter 8. A Spectrum of Dynamic Forces that Silence Children Chapter 9. Therapist Healing and Use of Self Chapter 10. Tales of Heartbreak and Joy and Reflections along the Healing Path

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