Innovations in Parent-Infant Psychotherapy

1st Edition

Maria Pozzi Monzo, Beverley Tydeman

Published October 25, 2007
Reference - 272 Pages
ISBN 9781855754584 - CAT# K380506

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Table of Contents

Foreword -- Summary -- Introduction -- Looking at the symptoms as a starting point for understanding -- Echoes from overseas: Brazilian experiences in psychoanalytic observation, its developments, and therapeutic interventions with parents and small children -- Multidisciplinary early intervention with infants and young children presenting emotional, physical, and speech difficulties -- Brief mother-father-infant psychodynamic psychotherapy: clinical and technical aspects -- The role of the infant in parent-child psychotherapies -- Therapeutic consultation: early detection of “alarm symptoms” in infants and treatment with parent-infant psychotherapy -- Transformational process in parent-infant psychotherapy: provision in community drop-in groups -- Babies in groups: the creative roles of the babies, the mothers, and the therapists -- Parent-infant psychotherapy: when feelings of futility are prevalent -- The health visitor’s role in promoting well being in families -- “It wasn’t meant to happen like this”: the complexity of mourning great expectations -- Ten years of parent-infant psychotherapy in a township in South Africa. What have we learnt? -- Innovation in parent-infant psychotherapy in Japan: the infant reveals family trauma


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