Psychodynamic Treatment of Children with Severe Emotional Disturbances

by Gertrude Pollitt (Author), Charles Turk (Author)
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In Psychodynmaic Treatment of Children with Severe Emotional Disturbances, author Gertrude Pollitt demonstrates the best practices of treating severely emotionally disturbed children and adolescents to help them adapt and thrive in the real world while also addressing their own intimate needs. Pollitt translates complex theoretical concepts and clinical paradigms in simple language so that the reader will find them readily accessible. Throughout this book clinical vignettes illustrate various conceptual frameworks, including that of Anna Freund and the developmental ladder and Donald Winnicott’s ideas of the importance of a facilitating environment.

Publication date
January 09, 2020
Page count
Paper ISBN
File size
3 MB