Doing Child and Adolescent Therapy: Adapting Psychodynamic Treatment to Contemporary Practice / Edition 2

Doing Child and Adolescent Therapy: Adapting Psychodynamic Treatment to Contemporary Practice / Edition 2

by Richard Bromfield
     
 

ISBN-10: 0470121815

ISBN-13: 9780470121818

Pub. Date: 05/04/2007

Publisher: Wiley

This comprehensive and practical book covers the essentials of child and adolescent therapy, from meeting the patient for the first time to bringing the relationship to its conclusion. It outlines the debate between evidence-based therapies and relationship-based therapies- and shows you how to use the power of each to connect with children and adolescents in a

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This comprehensive and practical book covers the essentials of child and adolescent therapy, from meeting the patient for the first time to bringing the relationship to its conclusion. It outlines the debate between evidence-based therapies and relationship-based therapies- and shows you how to use the power of each to connect with children and adolescents in a therapeutic way.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470121818
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
05/04/2007
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.25(h) x 1.04(d)

Table of Contents

What’s New to the Second Edition.

Preface to the First Edition.

Acknowledgments.

To the Reader.

Part I The Essentials.

1 Easy Does It: Beginning Therapy.

2 Can I Help You? Evaluating the Child and Offering Treatment.

3 The Not-So-Magic of Therapy: How Therapy Works.

4 Do Fence Me In: The Bounds and Limits.

5 Tell Me Where It Hurts: On Talking and Querying.

Part II Techniques and Tools.

6 The Lowdown on High Drama: Playing with Puppets and Action Figures.

7 Shoot, Topple, and Roll: Using Games, Building Toys, and Guns.

8 Drawing Out the Child: Artwork in Therapy.

9 All Together Now: Balancing Play and Talk.

10 Pushing the Envelope: On Giving, Telling, and Other Exceptions.

Part III The Rest.

11 Handle with Care: Working with Parents.

12 Handle with Care, Part II: More Work with Parents.

13 On Brotherly Love and Musical Chairs: Family Work.

14 Talking Heads: Working with Schools and Other Agencies.

15 Hard Times: Unwilling Patients and Therapeutic Crises.

16 Getting to Know You, Getting to Know Me: Race, Religion, and Culture.

17 When Therapy Is Not Enough: Medication.

18 I Can Name That Tune in Six Sessions: Managed Care and Evidence-Based Treatment.

19 All’s Well That Ends Well: Closing Therapy.

References.

Index.

About the Author.

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