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How the Body Knows Its Mind

by Sian Beilock Atria Books (January 06, 2015)

“Beilock reveals one intriguing secret after another...That Beilock is supercharged with enthusiasm about her topic is evident and infectious” (Booklist, starred review).

The human body is not just a passive...


Handbook of Socialization, Second Edition: Theory and Research

by Joan E. Grusec & Paul D. Hastings The Guilford Press (December 05, 2014)

This highly regarded handbook remains the leading reference and advanced text on socialization. Foremost authorities review the breadth of current knowledge on socialization processes across the life span. Extensively...


The Overparenting Epidemic

by George S. Glass & David Tabatsky Skyhorse (November 11, 2014)

Helicopter parents, tiger moms, cosseters, hothouse parents . . .

Whatever we label it, overparenting—anxious, invasive, overly attentive, and competitive parenting—may have finally backfired. As we witness...


The The Answer

by Egil Linge & Dan Josefsson Stockholm Text (August 17, 2014)

When you are tired of waiting for the great love and want to know how to change your situation.


Losing Tim: How Our Health and Education Systems Failed My Son with Schizophrenia

by Paul Gionfriddo Columbia University Press (October 07, 2014)

Paul Gionfriddo’s son Tim is one of the “6 percent”—the percentage of all Americans with serious mental illness. He is also one of the half million homeless people with serious mental illnesses in desperate...


Generation Stressed: Play-Based Tools to Help Your Child Overcome Anxiety

by Michele Kambolis LifeTree Media (August 18, 2014)

Anxiety is rampant in society in general and among children in particular. Written by Registered Clinical Counselor and national parenting columnist Michele Kambolis, Generation Stressed explains the causes...


The Autism Discussion Page on the core challenges of autism: A toolbox for helping children with autism feel safe, accepted, and competent

by Bill Nason Jessica Kingsley Publishers (August 21, 2014)

This book compiles posts from the popular online Autism Discussion Page to provide simple and effective strategies for helping children with autism spectrum disorders to feel safe, accepted and competent. This...


Navigating the Medical Maze with a Child with Autism Spectrum Disorder: A Practical Guide for Parents

by Beth Pletcher, Sue Ming, Julie O'Brien & Caroline Hayes-Rosen et al. Jessica Kingsley Publishers (August 21, 2014)

This practical guide contains everything parents of a child with autism need to know in order to get the best medical care for their child and to play an active and effective role in that care. It contains accessible...


Ordinary Magic: Resilience in Development

by Ann S. Masten The Guilford Press (July 21, 2014)

From a pioneering researcher, this book synthesizes the best current knowledge on resilience in children and adolescents. Ann S. Masten explores what allows certain individuals to thrive and adapt despite adverse...


Born Reading

by Jason Boog & Betsy Bird Touchstone (July 15, 2014)

A program for parents and professionals on how to raise kids who love to read, featuring interviews with childhood development experts, advice from librarians, tips from authors and children’s book publishers,...


From Research to Practice in Child and Adolescent Mental Health

by Jean-Philippe Raynaud, Matthew Hodes & Susan Shur-Fen Gau Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (May 15, 2014)

From Research to Practice in Child and Adolescent Mental Health demonstrates how research data can be concretely applied in various cultural contexts around the world. This book has been shaped to reflect the...


Group Work with Adolescents, Third Edition: Principles and Practice

by Andrew Malekoff The Guilford Press (May 27, 2014)

A trusted course text and professional resource, this comprehensive book delves into all aspects of planning and conducting strengths-based group work with adolescents. In an accessible, down-to-earth style,...


Sensation

by Thalma Lobel Atria Books (April 29, 2014)

Like the revolutionary bestsellers Predictably Irrational and Emotional Intelligence, Sensation is an exciting, completely new view of human behavior—a new psychology of physical intelligence (or embodied...


Paradox for Life Review: A Guide for Protecting Older Adults' Self Esteem

by James J. Magee Jason Aronson, Inc. (October 21, 2013)

Paradox for Life Review explains how three different bases for self-esteem affect the accuracy of self-esteem as the lens through which older adults view their reminiscences. James J. Magee describes how life...


Defiant Teens, Second Edition: A Clinician's Manual for Assessment and Family Intervention

by Russell A. Barkley & Arthur L. Robin The Guilford Press (March 31, 2014)

This authoritative manual presents an accessible 18-step program widely used by clinicians working with challenging teens. Steps 1-9 comprise parent training strategies for managing a broad range of problem...


Chronicle of a Silence Endured

by Guido Verona eBookIt.com (April 02, 2014)

"Chronicle of a Silence Endured" is a highly intriguing and deeply woven fictional piece. It chronicles the psychological and spiritual trials that befall the 'hero' as he moves through life bound by the stigma...


The Dark Side of Innocence

by Terri Cheney Atria Books (March 01, 2011)

“Killing yourself at any age is a seriously tricky business. But when I was seven, the odds felt insurmountable.”

As a young girl, Terri Cheney’s life looked perfect. Her family lived in a lovely house...


Watermelon Magic

by Stu Glauberman, Wally Amos & Jack Canfield Atria Books/Beyond Words (June 21, 2011)

Watermelon Magic is talk from the soul using watermelons as a metaphor for life. Watermelons symbolize the slurpy happiness of life for Wally Amos (formerly known as “Famous Amos”). From his life experiences,...


Ready or Not

by Kay S. Hymowitz Free Press (June 30, 2008)

"Children today grow up so fast!" How often we hear those words, uttered both in frustrated good humor and in dumbfounded astonishment. Every day the American people hear about kids doing things, both good and...


The Impact of Complex Trauma on Development

by Cheryl Arnold & Ralph Fisch Jason Aronson, Inc. (October 16, 2011)

Normal human development progresses through a process of differentiation and integration, and it is distorted and impeded by the fusion and fragmentation resulting from traumatic experiences. The Impact of Complex...


What Kids Buy

by Robert H Reiher & Daniel Acuff Free Press (June 30, 2008)

If you're in the business of marketing or developing products and programs for kids, What Kids Buy and Why belongs in your office.

How can you create outstanding products and programs that will win in the marketplace...


Creative Arts and Play Therapy for Attachment Problems

by Cathy A. Malchiodi & David A. Crenshaw The Guilford Press (December 05, 2013)

This book vividly shows how creative arts and play therapy can help children recover from experiences of disrupted or insecure attachment. Leading practitioners explore the impact of early relationship difficulties...


Nurturing Child and Adolescent Spirituality: Perspectives from the World's Religious Traditions

by Eugene C. Roehlkepartain, Sandy Eisenberg Sasso, Aostre N. Johnson & Karen-Marie Yust et al. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (December 27, 2005)

Nurturing Child and Adolescent Spirituality: Perspectives from the World's Religious Traditions provides a forum for prominent religious scholars to examine the state of religious knowledge and theological reflection...


The Self-Conscious Emotions: Theory and Research

by June Price Tangney, Jessica L. Tracy, Richard W. Robins & Joseph J. Campos The Guilford Press (November 27, 2013)

Timely and authoritative, this volume reviews the breadth of current knowledge on the self-conscious emotions and their role in psychological and social functioning. Leading investigators approach the subject...


Autism Spectrum Disorder: Perspectives from Psychoanalysis and Neuroscience

by Susan P. Sherkow, D. M. D. Harrison & D. M. D. Singletary Jason Aronson, Inc. (November 14, 2013)

Autism Spectrum Disorder: Perspectives from Psychoanalysis and Neuroscience, offers a guide to understanding and treating the ASD toddler from the dual perspectives of psychoanalysis and neurofunction through...


The Teenage Brain

by Frances E. Jensen & Amy Ellis Nutt Harper (January 06, 2015)

A New York Times Bestseller

Renowned neurologist Dr. Frances E. Jensen offers a revolutionary look at the brains of teenagers, dispelling myths and offering practical advice for teens, parents and teachers.

Dr....


Mothering without a Home: Attachment Representations and Behaviors of Homeless Mothers and Children

by Ann G. Smolen & D. M. D. Harrison Jason Aronson, Inc. (October 29, 2013)

Mothering without a Home: Attachment Representations and Behaviors of Homeless Mothers and Children explores the attachment style of homeless mothers and its effect on the resulting attachment style of their...


Mothers of Adult Children

by Marguerite Guzman Bouvard, Elzbieta Korolczuk, Nancy Gerber & Trish Green et al. Lexington Books (September 12, 2013)

Mothers of Adult Children elucidates what happens when children come of age and leave home, creating new lives in the realms of work and relationships. This book reveals the problems mothers of adult children...


Your Defiant Teen, Second Edition: 10 Steps to Resolve Conflict and Rebuild Your Relationship

by Russell A. Barkley, Arthur L. Robin & Christine M. Benton The Guilford Press (October 17, 2013)

If life with your teen has become a battleground, it's time to take action. This empathic book shows how. Trusted psychologists who have worked with thousands of families give you the tools you need to overcome...


The Rise of Consciousness and the Development of Emotional Life

by Michael Lewis The Guilford Press (October 14, 2013)

Synthesizing decades of influential research and theory, Michael Lewis demonstrates the centrality of consciousness for emotional development. At first, infants' competencies constitute innate reactions to particular...


Lying, Cheating, and Carrying On: Developmental, Clinical, and Sociocultural Aspects of Dishonesty and Deceit

by Henri Parens & Salman Akhtar Jason Aronson, Inc. (February 12, 2009)

This book aims to help therapists enhance their empathy with patients who are compelled to lie and to provide them with better therapeutic strategies to deal with the clinical dilemmas that arise in working...


The Circle of Security Intervention: Enhancing Attachment in Early Parent-Child Relationships

by Bob Marvin, Bert Powell, Kent Hoffman & Glen Cooper et al. The Guilford Press (September 26, 2013)

Presenting both a theoretical foundation and proven strategies for helping caregivers become more attuned and responsive to their young children's emotional needs (ages 0-5), this is the first comprehensive...


Promoting School Readiness and Early Learning: Implications of Developmental Research for Practice

by Michel Boivin & Karen L. Bierman The Guilford Press (September 26, 2013)

Grounded in cutting-edge developmental research, this book examines what school readiness entails and how it can be improved. Compelling longitudinal findings are presented on the benefits of early intervention...


A Child's Brain

by Robert Sylwester Skyhorse (October 08, 2013)

With A Child’s Brain you can learn how a child’s brain works, develops, and changes during the critical stages of childhood. Robert Sylwester, author of twenty books, has written this latest book to help...


Nurturing Adoptions: Creating Resilience after Neglect and Trauma

by Deborah D. Gray Jessica Kingsley Publishers (February 15, 2012)

This is a comprehensive guide to nurturing adoptions, explaining the theory behind the impact of neglect and trauma on children's development, and what attachment means. It provides professionals with the knowledge...


Understanding Behaviour in Dementia that Challenges: A Guide to Assessment and Treatment

by Ian Andrew James Jessica Kingsley Publishers (August 15, 2011)

The author describes the different categories and causes of challenging behaviour in people with dementia, and provides tried-and-tested models which aid identification, assessment and treatment. A thorough...


Group Filial Therapy: The Complete Guide to Teaching Parents to Play Therapeutically with their Children

by Louise Guerney & Virginia Ryan Jessica Kingsley Publishers (April 28, 2013)

In Group Filial Therapy (GFT), therapists train parents to conduct play sessions with their children. This book provides an accessible guide to the theory and practice of GFT, and for the first time offers step-by-step...


My Child "The Quick Fix?"

by C.S. Harrison CSR Publishing (August 07, 2013)

Children are sponges. They soak up all that the world has to offer—both good and bad. In a world flooded with insta-fun, insta-wrong, and lightning speed access; author C.S. Harrison has taken an unbiased...


Psychodynamic Perspectives on Working with Children, Families, and Schools

by Michael O'Loughlin, Patrick Lewis, Derek Bunyard & Carrie Catapano et al. Jason Aronson, Inc. (December 08, 2012)

For school professionals seeking to work in emotionally focused ways with children, this book offers a wide range of essays illustrating how psychodynamic ideas can be used to validate children, respect the...


Attaching in Adoption: Practical Tools for Today's Parents

by Deborah D. Gray Jessica Kingsley Publishers (February 15, 2012)

This classic text is a comprehensive guide for prospective and actual adoptive parents on how to understand and care for their adopted child and promote healthy attachment. It explains what attachment is and...


The Mother and Her Child: Clinical Aspects of Attachment, Separation, and Loss

by Salman Akhtar, M. D. Fischer, Jennifer Bonovitz & D M. D Brabender et al. Jason Aronson, Inc. (December 16, 2011)

The Mother and Her Child: Clinical Aspects of Attachment, Separation, and Loss, edited by Salman Akhtar focuses upon the formation of an individual's self in the crucible of the early mother-child relationship....


Treating the Unmanageable Adolescent: A Guide to Oppositional Defiant and Conduct Disorders

by Neil I. Bernstein Jason Aronson, Inc. (November 01, 2000)

Addresses, in a concrete, practical way, how to deal with disruptive, troubled youth. Emphasis is placed on diffusing resistance to change and facilitating treatment compliance.


Will's Choice: A Suicidal Teen, a Desperate Mother, and a Chronicle of Recovery

by Gail Griffith HarperCollins e-books (June 08, 2010)

On March 11, 2001, seventeen-year-old Will ingested a near-fatal dose of his antidepressant medication, an event that would forever change his life and the lives of his family. In Will's Choice, his mother,...


Inner Work

by Robert A. Johnson HarperOne (November 03, 2009)

From Robert A. Johnson, the bestselling author of Transformation, Owning Your Own Shadow, and the groundbreaking works He, She, and We, comes a practical four-step approach to using dreams and the imagination...


The Way of Boys

by Anthony Rao, PhD & Michelle D. Seaton HarperCollins e-books (August 25, 2009)

The Way of Boys by renowned psychologist Dr. Anthony Rao is an important wake-up call to the dangers of over-medicating our male children and our current tendency to treat their active boyhood as an illness....


Human Bonding: The Science of Affectional Ties

by Cindy Hazan & Mary I. Campa The Guilford Press (June 10, 2013)

This tightly edited volume provides an integrative overview of human bonding from infancy through adulthood. Through an attachment lens, the book synthesizes classic and cutting-edge research on close relationships...


Easy To Love, Difficult To Discipline: The 7 Basic Skills For Turning Conflict

by Becky A. Bailey HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

The 7 Basic Skills for Turning Conflict into Cooperation.

Have you ever opened your mouth to discipline your child, and your parents' nastiest words tumble out? In an era when most parenting books focus on the...


Anger Management Games for Children

by Deborah Plummer & Jane Serrurier Jessica Kingsley Publishers (March 15, 2008)

This book helps adults to understand, manage and reflect on children's anger. Featuring a wealth of games, it is designed to foster successful anger management strategies for children aged 5-12. It covers the...


Carved in Sand: When Memory Fades in Mid-Life

by Cathryn Jakobson Ramin HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

Why can't you remember where you put your keys?

Or the title of the movie you saw last week?

Anyone older than forty knows that forgetfulness can be unnerving, frustrating, and sometimes terrifying. With compassion...


Failure to Launch: Guiding Clinicians to Successfully Motivate the Long-Dependent Young Adult

by Michael DeVine & Lawrence V. Tucker Jason Aronson, Inc. (May 16, 2013)

Failure to Launch sets out to identify the underlying reasons for the failure to launch epidemic with adult children. Morever, it also lays out a treatment plan to help launch these children out of their parents'...