Browsing posts tagged: Mental disorders. Child psychiatry
Game Play

The long-awaited revision of the only book on game play available for mental health professionals Not only is play a pleasurable, naturally occurring behavior found in humans, it is also a driving force in our development. As opposed to the unstructured play often utilized in psychotherapy, game playing invokes more goal-directed behavior, carries the benefits […]

Autism Causes, Prevention & Treatment

In this groundbreaking work, autism researcher John Cannell, MD, provides the most comprehensive and compelling explanation to date regarding autism causes, prevention strategies, and treatment protocols that, in many cases, reverse symptoms.

Helping Abused and Traumatized Children

Presenting an integrative model for treating traumatized children, this book combines play, art, and other expressive therapies with ideas and strategies drawn from cognitive-behavioral and family therapy. Eliana Gil demonstrates how to tailor treatment to the needs of each child by using both directive and nondirective approaches. Throughout, practical clinical examples illustrate ways to target […]

Play Therapy

Play Therapy: The Art of the Relationship is the newest incarnation of Garry Landreth’s comprehensive text on creating therapeutic relationships with children through play. It details the Child-Centered Play Therapy model, which stresses the importance of understanding the child’s world and perspective. This approach facilitates the play therapy process while allowing therapist and client to fully […]

Daredevils and Daydreamers

Not so long ago, people thought attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder was a condition that only affected children– whirling dervishes who careened through life leaving a path of destruction in their wake. We now know, however, that there is a sizeable group of quiet daydreamers whose inability to organize themselves and focus on the task at hand […]

Take the Fight Out of Food

All foods are good. That is the message of this commonsense book that helps parents speak to their kids about food and nutrition. It is a message that is long overdue, especially when you consider that 81 percent of ten-year-olds are afraid of being fat — half are already dieting — and twelve million American […]

The ADHD Workbook for Parents

This informative guidebook coaches parents through the daily tasks involved in raising children with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder. Using a combination of helpful worksheets and practice exercises, this handbook offers practical instruction that allows parents to advocate for their child in the classroom as well as facilitate structure in the home. The strategiesbroken down into clear […]

The Everything Get Your Baby To Sleep Book

Your baby seems tired-she acts cranky and fussy-but when you put her down for a nap or bedtime, why won’t she sleep? Is she hungry, is it too loud or too bright, or is she sick or uncomfortable? Which of these factors really keep her from sleeping through the night? With The Everything Get Your […]

Vaccine Whistleblower

A Firsthand Account from a CDC Insider on the Link between Vaccines and AutismVaccine Whistleblower is a gripping account of four legally recorded phone conversations between Dr. Brian Hooker, a scientist investigating autism and vaccine research, and Dr. William Thompson, a senior scientist in the vaccine safety division at the Centers for Disease Control and […]

The Impulsive, Disorganized Child

Impulsive, scattered, lost, unfocused, unprepared, disorganized: These are just a few of the words used to describe kids with executive functioning deficits, which commonly affect many children already diagnosed with ADHD, learning disabilities, and autism. The Impulsive, Disorganized Child: Solutions for Parenting Kids With Executive Functioning Difficulties helps parents pinpoint weak executive functions in their […]