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Assessment in Child Psychotherapy

1st Edition

Edited by Emanuela Quagliata, Margaret Rustin


190 pages

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Paperback: 9781855753228
pub: 2000-12-31
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pub: 2019-06-14
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This book describes an approach to children and young people who might be helped by child psychotherapy. Attention is paid to factors within the child's personality, to strengths and impediments in the developmental process, and to the family and wider school and community context. Individual chapters address both clinical methods and a variety of clinical problems, including work with very young children and their parents, severe deprivation and family breakdown, developmental delay, and the more serious psychological illnesses of childhood. Assessment in Child Psychotherapy is a significant contribution to all mental health professionals who need to be able to identify the precise nature of a child, adolescent or family's problems and to offer the most appropriate help. Such a book is long overdue. It spans a range of thinking about how best to reach those whose emotional and behavioural difficulties pose challenging questions as to the most suitable forms of treatment.

About the Editors

Emanuela Quagliata

About the Series

Tavistock Clinic Series

The Tavistock Clinic Series, written in a clear and accessible style, makes available the clinical and theoretical work that has been most influential at the Tavistock.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
PSYCHOLOGY / Mental Health