Psychotherapy of Abused and Neglected Children, Second Edition
Publisher: The Guilford Press
ISBN 10: 1593852134
ISBN 13: 978-1593852139
This widely used guidebook and text combines theory, research, and practical clinical strategies. Provided is a thoughtful framework for understanding the developmental impact of maltreatment; assessing the unique needs of each child and family; building a strong therapeutic relationship; and implementing a variety of effective interventions.
"This second edition provides an exceptionally insightful integration of the conceptual foundations and practical strategies for clinical work with abused children and their families. The authors translate the concepts and research findings of developmental psychopathology into rich case formulations and comprehensive guidelines for clinical practice. Grounded in attachment theory, the book provides an up-to-date, detailed roadmap for addressing the multiple challenges and systems involved in psychotherapy with maltreated children. This book will be of high interest to both beginning and experienced therapists across a wide range of disciplines. There is no book that better combines the knowledge base underlying maltreatment with the nuts and bolts of clinical practice."--Eric J. Mash, PhD, Department of Psychiatry, Oregon Health & Science University; Department of Psychology (Emeritus), University of Calgary, Canada
About the Author
Terry Dianne Pezzot-Pearce, PhD, is a therapist and evaluator who sees children and parents from the child welfare system, among other clinical cases. She is a Practice Advisor for the Psychologists Association of Alberta and serves as a consultant to various programs and professionals regarding parenting assessments and other clinical and professional issues. Dr. Pezzot-Pearce utilizes an interdisciplinary collaborative law approach in some cases and is actively involved in the Round Table in Family Law in Alberta.