1st Edition

Psychotherapy with Severely Deprived Children





ISBN 9780946439973
Published December 30, 1990 by Routledge
160 Pages

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Book Description

This book draws on the experience of some eighty severely deprived children referred for individual psychoanalytic psychotherapy to the Tavistock and other clinics and schools in the London area. It describes how child psychotherapists found themselves treating the severely deprived children.

Table of Contents

Introduction to New Edition -- Introduction -- The Tavistock Workshop: an Overall View -- Falling and Being Dropped -- Sticking: More Girls in Care -- Abandoned -- Sexuality and Aggression as Related Themes -- Technical Problems in Therapy -- Psychological Assessment -- ‘I’M Bad, No Good, Cant’t Think’ -- Difficulties About Thinking and Learning -- The Transition From an Institution to a Family -- Growing Up in Foster Care One Boy’S Struggles -- Breakdown and Reconstitution of the Family Circle -- Thinking Together About Children in Care -- Fieldwork: First Visit to a Foster Family -- Some Feelings Aroused in Working with Severely Deprived Children

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