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The Resource When your child needs help, Norma Doft with Barbara Aria

When your child needs help, Norma Doft with Barbara Aria

Label
When your child needs help
Title
When your child needs help
Statement of responsibility
Norma Doft with Barbara Aria
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
  • How can you as a parent tell the difference between mere "growing pains" and more serious problems requiring therapeutic treatment? What should you expect from your child's therapy? And what will the process be like for your child as well as for you? When Your Child Needs Help will help you find the answers to these and other pressing questions about one of the most important decisions you may face as a parent. In an intimate tour of the therapy playroom, noted
  • psychologist Dr. Norma Doft offers valuable insights for parents whose children are showing signs of emotional distress. Her warm and compelling narrative follows the cases of four principal children and also features many briefer anecdotes that explore the inner world of the child and provide parents with the next best thing to a private consultation. As sensitive to the views and concerns of adults as she is to the feelings of troubled children, Dr. Doft provides
  • assuring advice to help parents evaluate therapies and determine their own responsibilities in the psychological care of their child. While emphasizing the indispensable role of the professional therapist in evaluating and treating troubled children, Dr. Doft reveals how informed, confident parents can not only participate in their child's therapy but also speed it along. Throughout, she helps parents see that their child's problems are neither unique nor unsolvable. As
  • compassionate as it is informative, When Your Child Needs Help is invaluable for parents considering therapy, as well as for those with children already in therapy and for professionals to recommend to concerned parents
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
649/.4
Index
index present
LC call number
RJ504
LC item number
.D58 1992
Literary form
non fiction
Label
When your child needs help, Norma Doft with Barbara Aria
Link
http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/description/random049/91015576.html
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Contents
1. Does My Child Need Help? The Dilemma. Understanding Child Development. Growing Pains--Normal. Snags in Development. A Cry For Help? Knowing the Signs. Typical Childhood Problems. Children to Watch -- 2. The Consultation: Finding a Good Fit. The First Parent Visit. The Child Visits. The Second Parent Visit. The One-Time Preventative Consultation -- 3. A Look Through the Window: Play Therapy. What Is Play Therapy? Why Play? How Children Use Play for Emotional Health. Play in Therapy. What Goes On in the Therapy Room? How the Therapist Hopes to Help the Child. Developing Self-Esteem -- 4. Parent-Work. What Is Parent-Work? What Forms Can Parent-Work Take? How Can the Child Therapist Help Parents Deal With Troublesome Feelings? How Parent-Work Helps You to Help Your Child. Making the Most of Parent Sessions. Parents' Rights and Responsibilities -- 5. Progress, Regress, and Good-Byes. The Phases of Treatment. Regression--Two Steps Forward, One Step Rack. Evaluating Your Child's Progress. Saying Good-Bye -- 6. Parents Speak -- Appendix A: Shopping for Therapy -- Appendix B: Other Forms of Therapy
Control code
135196
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xiii, 224 p.
Isbn
9780517580462
Lccn
91015576
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm23648229
  • (OCoLC)23648229
Label
When your child needs help, Norma Doft with Barbara Aria
Link
http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/description/random049/91015576.html
Publication
Note
Includes index
Contents
1. Does My Child Need Help? The Dilemma. Understanding Child Development. Growing Pains--Normal. Snags in Development. A Cry For Help? Knowing the Signs. Typical Childhood Problems. Children to Watch -- 2. The Consultation: Finding a Good Fit. The First Parent Visit. The Child Visits. The Second Parent Visit. The One-Time Preventative Consultation -- 3. A Look Through the Window: Play Therapy. What Is Play Therapy? Why Play? How Children Use Play for Emotional Health. Play in Therapy. What Goes On in the Therapy Room? How the Therapist Hopes to Help the Child. Developing Self-Esteem -- 4. Parent-Work. What Is Parent-Work? What Forms Can Parent-Work Take? How Can the Child Therapist Help Parents Deal With Troublesome Feelings? How Parent-Work Helps You to Help Your Child. Making the Most of Parent Sessions. Parents' Rights and Responsibilities -- 5. Progress, Regress, and Good-Byes. The Phases of Treatment. Regression--Two Steps Forward, One Step Rack. Evaluating Your Child's Progress. Saying Good-Bye -- 6. Parents Speak -- Appendix A: Shopping for Therapy -- Appendix B: Other Forms of Therapy
Control code
135196
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xiii, 224 p.
Isbn
9780517580462
Lccn
91015576
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm23648229
  • (OCoLC)23648229

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