shopping cart
nothing in cart
 
browse by subject
new releases
best sellers
sale books
browse by author
browse by publisher
home
about us
upcoming events
Oct 16th - Management Certificate: Leadership training specifically designed for health and human service professionals [SickKids CCMH Learning Institute]
Oct 16th - 8 Week Mindful Self-Compassion Program [The Centre for MindBody Health]
Oct 16th - The Leadership Edge: Empower and engage employees for maximum performance [SickKids CCMH Learning Institute]
Oct 17th - MBCT Basics in Toronto [The Centre for Mindfulness Studies]
Oct 17th - 21st annual Energy Psychology Conference - Integrating Ancient Wisdom with Modern Science [Energy Psychology Conference Canada]
schools agencies and other institutional orders (click here)
Empathic Care for Children with Disorganized Attachments: A Model for Mentalizing, Attachment and Trauma-Informed Care
Taylor, Chris | Foreword by Peter Fonagy
Jessica Kingsley / Softcover / 2012-08-01 / 1849051828
Attachment / Trauma
price: $37.95 (may be subject to change)
176 pages
Not in stock - ships in 1 to 2 weeks.

Disorganized attachment is the most extreme form of insecure attachment. This book is a practical guide to caring for children and young people with disorganized attachment and related emotional and psychological difficulties.

Synthesising attachment, trauma and mentalization theory into a useful practice model, Empathic Care for Children with Disorganized Attachments proposes ways of meeting the needs arising in children and young people with disorganized attachments. Focusing on the importance of interpersonal bonds to facilitate the child's capacity to mentalize, it aims to equip the reader with the appropriate skills to provide effective, sustained and, most importantly, empathic care to the most vulnerable and troubled children. This structured psychotherapeutic approach to caregiving will enable the development of child–carer relationships and can be used to create informed, safe environments that support both the young person and the caregiver.

This useful guide will be invaluable to health and social care professionals including residential carers, therapists, counsellors, and those working with vulnerable and troubled children and young people including those supporting foster and adoptive families.

About the Author:

Chris Taylor is Clinical Service Manager at Bryn Melyn Care, where he is also a company trainer. He has specialized for over 20 years in working with young people with attachment disorganization and developmental trauma, and delivers training on the subject to foster carers, social workers and residential childcare workers. He teaches Applied Attachment at Glyndwr University, where he is undertaking doctoral research into mentalizing and disorganized attachment.

Caversham Booksellers
98 Harbord St, Toronto, ON M5S 1G6 Canada
(click for map and directions)
All prices in $cdn
Copyright 2019

Phone toll-free (800) 361-6120
Tel (416) 944-0962 | Fax (416) 944-0963
E-mail info@cavershambooksellers.com
Hours: 9-6 M-W / 9-7 Th-F / 10-6 Sat / 12-5 Sun EST

search
Click here to read previous issues.
other lists
Attachment
Jessica Kingsley
Mentalization
Trauma