The Handbook of Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy provides a comprehensive guide to the practice and principles of child and adolescent psychotherapy around the world. Contents include: a brief introduction to the child psychotherapy profession, its history and development; a review of the theory underlying therapeutic practice; an overview of the varied settings in which child psychotherapists work; an analysis of the growth of the profession internationally; an examination of areas of expertise around the world; and a summary of current research in the field. The experienced practitioners contributing to this book come from a diverse range of schools and approaches, providing a well-rounded picture of child and adolescent psychotherapy today. This handbook will provide invaluable guidance to the work and training of child psychotherapists and is an essential resource for anyone working with disturbed children.
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