Child Development

Emotional Development in Psychoanalysis, Attachment Theory and Neuroscience - Green, Viviane (2003)

Emotional Development in Psychoanalysis, Attachment Theory and Neuroscience is a multi-disciplinary overview of psychological and emotional development, from infancy through to adulthood. Uniquely, it integrates research and concepts from psychology and neurophysiology with psychoanalytic thinking, providing an unusually rich and balanced perspective on the subject.

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Personality Development: A Psychoanalytic Perspective - Hindle, Debbie & Smith, Marta Vaciago  (1999)

Personality Development is a comprehensive overview of infant observation and personality development. It starts at inter-utero life and goes through to adulthood, focusing on the emotional tasks involved at each stage of development and the interplay of internal processes and external circumstances.

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Sibling Matters: A Psychoanaltyic, Developmental and Systemic Approach - Hindle, Debbie & Sherwin-White, Susan (2014)

This original book gives a timely exploration of the importance of sibling relationships from a multi-disciplinary perspective. It presents for the first time an account of the work on brothers and sisters by Sigmund Freud, Melanie Klein and Anna Freud, whose pioneering and vital work on sibling issues has not been systematically examined before. It also explores the important contributions to our understanding of siblings from developmental research, systemic therapy and attachment theory.

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On Children Who Privilege the Body: Reflections of an Independent Psychotherapist - Horne, Ann (2018)

On Children Who Privilege the Body: Reflections of an Independent Psychotherapist brings together selected papers from the career of Ann Horne and draws upon her considerable experience in the field of child and adolescent mental health.    

On Children Who Privilege the Body will be of considerable interest and use to child psychotherapists, social workers and all other mental health professionals working with children and adolescents in a range of settings.

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Melanie Klein: Her Work in Context - Likierman, Meira (2001)

Melanie Klein left Germany in 1926 and settled in London where she soon quarrelled with Anna Freud. Klein pioneered the psychoanalysis of children and applied her insights on the infantile origins of unconscious drives to adult analysis. Her relationship with her own children was troubled.

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Nurturing Natures: Attachment and Children's Emotional, Sociocultural and Brain Development: Second Edition - Music, Graham (2016)

This new edition of the bestselling text, Nurturing Natures, provides an indispensable synthesis of the latest scientific knowledge about children’s emotional development. Integrating a wealth of both up-to-date and classical research from areas such as attachment theory, neuroscience developmental psychology and cross-cultural studies, it weaves these into an accessible enjoyable text which always keeps in mind children recognisable to academics, practitioners and parents. 

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Growing Kids:  Nurturing Relationships from Tots to Teens - Schmidt Neven, Ruth with illustrations by Deborah Fajerman (2013)

Growing Kids:Nurturing relationships from tots to teens is written for the way we live now. With so many strident voices in the media telling mums and dads 'how to be good parents', the modern world can be a confusing place to bring up a child.

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Inside Lives: Psychoanalysis and the Growth of Personality - Waddell, Margot (2002)

Inside Lives belongs to the heart of the thinking and working of the Tavistock Clinic. Its aim is to bring psychoanalytic theory to life, to make it accessible to a much wider range of readers, both lay and professional, than would normally be familiar with this kind of approach. In the simplest of terms it tells the most complex of stories: the story of the internal development of a person from infancy to old age.

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The Learning Relationship: Psychoanalytic Thinking in Education - Youell, Biddy (2006)

This book offers a psychoanalytic perspective on learning and teaching and on many of the issues which preoccupy those who work in educational institutions. It looks at the origins of learning in childrens early relationships and at factors which help and hinder the educational process in later childhood and adolescence.

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