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Brain-Based Therapy with Children and Adolescents: Evidence-Based Treatment for Everyday Practice

Brain-Based Therapy with Children and Adolescents: Evidence-Based Treatment for Everyday Practice

John B. Arden, Lloyd Linford

ISBN: 978-0-470-13891-5

Nov 2008

324 pages

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$55.00

Description

Designed for mental health professionals treating children and adolescents, Brain-Based Therapy with Children and Adolescents: Evidence-Based Treatment for Everyday Practice is a simple but powerful primer for understanding and successfully implementing the most critical elements of neuroscience into an evidence-based mental health practice. Written for counselors, social workers, psychologists, and graduate students, this new treatment approach focuses on the most common disorders facing children and adolescents, taking into account the uniqueness of each client, while preserving the requirements of standardized care under evidence-based practice.
Acknowledgments ix

Preface xi

1 Changing and Staying the Same 1

2 Temperament and Neurodynamics 24

3 Attachment and Subjectivity 41

4 Rupture and Repair in Caregiving Relationships 59

5 Adolescence 83

6 Working from the BASE 100

7 Disorders of Attention and Self-Regulation 121

8 Anxiety in Children and Adolescents 143

9 Depression in Children and Adolescents 175

Appendix: Primer on the Brain 198

References 230

Author Index 280

Subject Index 283