Surviving the Early Years: The Importance of Early Intervention with Babies at Risk, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Surviving the Early Years

The Importance of Early Intervention with Babies at Risk, 1st Edition

By Stella Acquarone


320 pages

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Table of Contents

Foreword -- Introduction -- Thoughts in Search of a Thinker -- The emotional dialogue: womb to walking -- Sharing joyful friendship and imagination for meaning with infants, and their application in early intervention -- “Happy birthdeath to me”: surviving death wishes in early infancy -- Reaching the Vulnerable at Risk from “External” Circumstances -- Creating a safe space: psychotherapeutic support for refugee parents and babies -- Interventions with mothers and babies in prisons: collision of internal and external worlds -- Talking to, and being with, babies: the importance of relationship in the neonatal intensive care unit -- “Toward the baby”: first steps in supporting parents in early encounters with their infants. A reflection from Poland -- Adoption and fostering: facilitating healthy new attachments between infant and adoptive parent -- In a strange country without a map: special needs babies -- Vulnerable Groups Coming from “Internal” Fragile Circumstances -- Early recognition of autism -- The power of the relationship to awaken positive emotional potential -- Early paediatric intervention: to see or not to see, to be or not to be—with others -- Working in a National Health Service setting with toddlers at risk of autistic spectrum disorder -- Conclusion

About the Series

The United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy Series

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
PSYCHOLOGY / Mental Health