Looked After Children

The Emotional Experience of Adoption: A Psychoanalytic Perspective - Hindle, Debbie & Shulman, Graham (2008)

Adoption is an extremely complex and emotionally demanding process for all those involved. This book explores the emotional experience of adoption from a psychoanalytic perspective, and demonstrates how psychoanalytic understanding and treatment can contribute to thinking about and working with adopted children and their families.

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Psychotherapy with Young People in Care: Lost and Found - Hunter, Margaret (2001)

Whilst there is a wealth of literature on working with children and adolescents, very little focuses on those who are in residential or foster care. Psychotherapy with Young People in Care is a practical guide to working with this group from a psychoanalytic therapeutic perspective.

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Creating New Families: Therapeutic Approaches to Fostering, Adoption and Kinship Care - Kenrick, Jenny et al. (2006)

Creating New Families is intended to reflect the practice of the specialist, multi-disciplinary Fostering and Adoption team in the Child and Family Department of the Tavistock Clinic. The team is firmly rooted in an approach which values inter-disciplinary working for the contribution which the thinking of each discipline makes to the overall endeavour with the child and family.

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