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1st Edition

Can You Help Me?
A Guide for Parents

ISBN 9781855753112
Published October 27, 2004 by Routledge
156 Pages

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Book Description

This book is based on common questions that parents have about their children and their relationships with the world at large. Drawing from his extensive experience as a child psychoanalyst (and as a father), Dr Brafman offers his thoughts on widespread problems faced by parents in an innovative way: he focuses on how the child perceives the situation and not on their resultant behaviour. He also steers away from providing clear-cut answers; there are no set rules for raising children. Instead Dr Brafman discusses each question, using real-life examples and providing insights that will help the parent decide what is best for their individual child.

Table of Contents

Introduction -- The Child -- Early days, early ways -- Trying their wings -- Siblings and peers -- The Parents -- Self-esteem, conflict, lifestyle -- Guilt, honesty -- Needing help, seeking help

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