Author(s): Horne and Lanyado
This handbook provides a guide to the practice and principles of child and adolescent psychotherapy around the world. Contents include: a brief introduction to the child psychotherapy profession, its history and development; a review of the theory underlying therapeutic practice; an overview of the varied settings in which child psychotherapists work; analysis of the growth of the profession internationally; an examination of areas of expertise around the world; and a summary of current research in the late 1990s. Contributors are experienced practitioners from within a diverse range of schools and approaches and should provide a rounded picture of child and adolescent psychotherapy. The text should be a valuable resource for professional psychotherapists, students of psychotherapy, social workers and all professionals working with disturbed children.