Psychotherapy with Infants and Children

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Publication Date: 
03/1989
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28
Starting Page: 
190
Price: $10.00
Abstract: 

This article describes the basic parameters of psychotherapy for infants and children. The essential core of the therapy is described as relational, requiring empathy and compassionate contact. Fundamental techniques to uncover pre- and perinatal trauma are discussed, and research results from 15 years of development and evaluation are summarized. Successful treatment requires cooperative efforts of parents, physicians, nurses, midwives, psychotherapists, chiropractors, cranial osteopaths, and others.

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William R. Emerson, Ph.D.

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