Creating New Families: Therapeutic Approaches to Fostering and Adoption

Creating New Families: Therapeutic Approaches to Fostering and Adoption


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Creating New Families: Therapeutic Approaches to Fostering and Adoption by Lorraine Tollemache, Caroline Lindsey, Jenny Kendricks

Written for a professional readership, Creating New Families will be of interest to those directly involved in the fields of fostering and adoption. It represents best practice from the multidisciplinary Fostering and Adoption Team at the Tavistock Clinic Children and Families Department. Contents include: Theoretical Considerations; Treatment which focuses on the Child; Treatment which focuses on Parents and Families; Consultation; Work in different settings; Last word from a parent.

Contributors: Professor Lionel Hersov, Rita Harris, Sally Hodges, Sara Barratt, Miriam Steele, Hamish Canham, Laverne Antrobus, Juliet Hopkins, Margaret Rustin, Julia Granville, Louise Emanuel, Graham Music.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781855759350
Publisher: Karnac Books
Publication date: 01/28/2007
Series: Tavistock Clinic Series
Pages: 250
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.30(d)

About the Author

Lorraine Tollemache is an adoptive parent. She is trained as a teacher, a social worker and a psychotherapist. Until recently she worked as a Senior Clinical Lecturer in Social Work in the Child and Family department at the Tavistock where she established trainings for social workers in this field of work under the umbrella title of "Children in Transition".

Caroline Lindsey is a Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist and Systemic Family Psychotherapist. She worked full-time until recently at the Tavistock Clinic, London, where she previously chaired the Child and Family Department. She worked as Consultant to Camden Social Services for many years.

Jenny Kendricks was until recently a Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychotherapist and Clinical Tutor for the clinical training in child psychotherapy at the Tavistock Clinic. She has developed a particular interest in, and has written about, children in transition.

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