How to Be a Better Child Therapist: An Integrative Model for Therapeutic Change

How to Be a Better Child Therapist: An Integrative Model for Therapeutic Change

by Kenneth Barish


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780393712346
Publisher: Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date: 08/21/2018
Pages: 320
Sales rank: 825,295
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.20(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

Kenneth Barish, PhD, is clinical professor of psychology at Weill-Cornell Medical College and lives in Mamaroneck,
New York.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments ix

Introduction xiii

Part 1 An Integrative Model for Child Psychotherapy

Chapter 1 Understanding Children's Emotions: Reasons for an Emotion-Based Developmental Theory 3

Chapter 2 Bad Feelings: Pathological Development in Childhood and Adolescence 20

Chapter 3 How Does Child Therapy Promote Change? 34

Part 2 Changing Vicious Cycles into Positive Cycles: 10 Therapeutic Principles

Chapter 4 Case Conceptualization: Getting the Big Picture 47

Chapter 5 How to Engage More Children in Treatment 63

Chapter 6 What Is Empathy and How Does it Help? 71

Chapter 7 How Do Children Learn to Regulate Their Emotions? 84

Chapter 8 The Role of Play in Contemporary Child Psychotherapy 101

Chapter 9 Encouragement, Sleep, and Helping Others 115

Chapter 10 "I Don't Want To Talk About It": The Art of Child Therapy 130

Part 3 A Therapeutic Plan To Strengthen Family Relationships and Solve Common Problems

Chapter 11 "Positiveness" 141

Chapter 12 Repair and Problem Solving: The Most Important 10 Minutes of a Child's Day 157

Chapter 13 Mornings, Homework, Going to Sleep, and Separations 173

Chapter 14 Limits and Discipline: Tantrums and Demands, Rudeness and Disrespect, Video Games, and More 191

Epilogue 217

Endnotes 219

References 229

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