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Doing Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy Adapting Psychodynamic Treatment to Contemporary Practice

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ISBN-10: 0470121815

ISBN-13: 9780470121818

Edition: 2nd 2007

Authors: Richard Bromfield

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This readable guide for therapists and therapists-in-training lays out the theoretical essence and practical essentials of doing child and adolescent psychotherapy from the referral call to the last goodbye.
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Book details

List price: $88.50
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 4/20/2007
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 320
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.496
Language: English

Richard Bromfield, Ph.D., is a psychologist at Harvard Medical School and author of Handle with Care: Understanding Children and Teachers and Playing for Real. He lives in Brookline with his wife and teenage children.

What's New to the Second Edition
Preface to the First Edition
To the Reader
The Essentials
Easy Does It: Beginning Therapy
Can I Help You? Evaluating the Child and Offering Treatment
The Not-So-Magic of Therapy: How Therapy Works
Do Fence Me In: The Bounds and Limits
Tell Me Where It Hurts: On Talking and Querying
Techniques and Tools
The Lowdown on High Drama: Playing with Puppets and Action Figures
Shoot, Topple, and Roll: Using Games, Building Toys, and Guns
Drawing Out the Child: Artwork in Therapy
All Together Now: Balancing Play and Talk
Pushing the Envelope: On Giving, Telling, and Other Exceptions
The Rest
Handle with Care: Working with Parents
Handle with Care, Part II: More Work with Parents
On Brotherly Love and Musical Chairs: Family Work
Talking Heads: Working with Schools and Other Agencies
Hard Times: Unwilling Patients and Therapeutic Crises
Getting to Know You, Getting to Know Me: Race, Religion, and Culture
When Therapy Is Not Enough: Medication
I Can Name That Tune in Six Sessions: Managed Care and Evidence-Based Treatment
All's Well That Ends Well: Closing Therapy
About the Author