Treating Troubled Children and Their Families / Edition 1

Treating Troubled Children and Their Families / Edition 1

by Ellen F. Wachtel
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1593850727

ISBN-13: 9781593850722

Pub. Date: 05/01/2004

Publisher: Guilford Publications, Inc.

Drawing on clinical insights from family systems thinking, psychodynamic play therapy, and cognitive-behavioral approaches, the author brings a thoroughly integrative perspective to bear in her understanding of how parents and children get entangled in patterns that cause grief to both generations. Her approach, called "child-in-family" therapy, is steeped in the

Overview

Drawing on clinical insights from family systems thinking, psychodynamic play therapy, and cognitive-behavioral approaches, the author brings a thoroughly integrative perspective to bear in her understanding of how parents and children get entangled in patterns that cause grief to both generations. Her approach, called "child-in-family" therapy, is steeped in the systems perspective, yet offers as well a thorough consideration of the unique characteristics of the child in trouble and the specific developmental obstacles he or she faces.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781593850722
Publisher:
Guilford Publications, Inc.
Publication date:
05/01/2004
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

1. The Child as an Individual: An Introduction to Child-in-Family Therapy
2. Meeting with Parents Alone: Understanding Their Concerns
3. Getting the Most Out of Family Meetings
4. Knowing the Child in Depth: A Clinical Guide to Effective Individual Sessions
5. Anxiety, Adaptational Styles, and Defense Mechanims
6. Essential Psychodynamic Concepts
7. Interventions Based on Psychodynamic Formulations
8. Interventions Based on Behavioral Formulations
9. Pulling It All Together: Five Illustrative Case Studies

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