The Motherhood Constellation: A Unified View of Parent-Infant Psychotherapy, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

The Motherhood Constellation

A Unified View of Parent-Infant Psychotherapy, 1st Edition

By Daniel N. Stern

Routledge

240 pages

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Description

This book explores the nature of parent-infant psychotherapies, therapies that are a major segment of the rapidly growing, sprawling field of infant mental health. It examines the different elements that make up the parent-infant clinical system.

Table of Contents

Introduction -- The Clinical System in Parent-Infant Psychotherapy -- An Overview of the Clinical Situation -- The Parents' Representational World -- The Parents' Representations Enacted -- The Parent-Infant Interaction -- The Nature and Formation of the Infant's Representations -- The Infant's Representations Viewed Clinically -- The Therapist -- Therapeutic Approaches in Parent-Infant Psychotherapy and Their Commonalities -- Approaches That Aim to Change the Parents' Representations -- Approaches That Aim to Change the Interactive Behaviors -- Commonalities Among the Different Approaches -- Synthesis -- The Motherhood Constellation -- Some Wider Implications for Other Clinical Situations

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
PSY000000
PSYCHOLOGY / General
PSY036000
PSYCHOLOGY / Mental Health