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Trauma-Proofing Your Kids
A Parents' Guide for Instilling Confidence, Joy and Resilience
Written by Peter A. Levine and Maggie Kline


Format: eBook, 248 pages
On Sale: September 16, 2014
Price: $16.95

The number of anxious, depressed, hyperactive and withdrawn children is staggering—and still growing! Millions have experienced bullying, violence (real or in the media), abuse or sexual molestation. Many other kids have been traumatized from more “ordinary” ordeals such as terrifying medical procedures, accidents, loss and divorce. Trauma-Proofing Your Kids sends a... Read more >
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Los patitos feos
Los patitos feos
Written by Boris Cyrulnik
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9786073116541
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Los patitos feos
La resiliencia. Una infancia infeliz no determina la vida
Written by Boris Cyrulnik


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: September 10, 2013
Price: $10.00

Resiliencia: resistencia que ofrece un cuerpo a la fractura por un golpe, o la capacidad humana de asumir con flexibilidad situaciones límite y sobreponerse a ellas.

Tras superar una difícil infancia marcada por la muerte de sus padres en un campo de concentración nazi y su posterior paso por distintos orfanatos y... Read more >
Play Therapy
Play Therapy
Written by Virginia M. Axline
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307814524
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Play Therapy

Written by Virginia M. Axline


Format: eBook, 384 pages
On Sale: February 8, 2012
Price: $7.99

"The most brilliant and intuitive, as well as the clearest written, work in this field. It is unpretentious yet clearly the most authoritative work that has been published."
NORMAN CAMERON, Ph.D.
Professor of Psychiatry
Yale University School of Medicine
Here is an intensely practical book that gives specific illustrations of how therapy can be implemented... Read more >
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Freeing Your Child from Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
Freeing Your Child from Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
Written by Tamar Chansky, Ph.D.
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ISBN: 9780307794444
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Freeing Your Child from Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
A Powerful, Practical Program for Parents of Children and Adolescents
Written by Tamar Chansky, Ph.D.


Format: eBook, 368 pages
On Sale: June 15, 2011
Price: $13.99

If you're a parent of one of the more than one million children in this country with obsessive-compulsive disorder, you know how confusing, even frightening, the symptoms of OCD can be. You're terrified of losing your child and angry about the havoc this disorder has wreaked in your family. More than... Read more >
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Real Boys
Real Boys
Written by William Pollack, Read by William Pollack
Format: Abridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780307966681
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Real Boys
Rescuing Our Sons from the Myths of Boyhood
Written by William Pollack
Read by William Pollack


Format: Abridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: May 3, 2011
Price: $9.00

"While it may seem as if we live in a man's world," reports Pollack, "we do not live in a boy's world." Many boys today are struggling either silently, with low self-esteem and feelings of loneliness and isolation, or publicly, by acting out feelings of emotional and social disconnection through anger... Read more >
Put Yourself in Their Shoes
Put Yourself in Their Shoes
Written by Barbara Meltz
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307788788
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Put Yourself in Their Shoes
Understanding How Your Children See the World
Written by Barbara Meltz


Format: eBook, 432 pages
On Sale: April 27, 2011
Price: $11.99

Wouldn't parenting be easier if you could see into the mind of your child?

Learn to hear what your child can't or won't tell you--and

Understand Behavior
Build Values
Nurture Closeness
Solve Problems

In her popular Boston Globe column "Child Caring," Barbara Meltz has been writing about real-life parenting issues for more than... Read more >
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Monsters Under the Bed and Other Childhood Fears
Monsters Under the Bed and Other Childhood Fears
Written by Stephen W. Garber, Ph.D., Robyn Freedman Spizman and Marianne Daniels Garber
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ISBN: 9780307788566
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Monsters Under the Bed and Other Childhood Fears
Helping Your Child Overcome Anxieties, Fears, and Phobias
Written by Stephen W. Garber, Ph.D., Robyn Freedman Spizman and Marianne Daniels Garber


Format: eBook
On Sale: April 13, 2011
Price: $16.99

A step-by-step manual designed to help parents cope with children's fears; this book discusses common fears, how to respond to childhood anxieties, and other ways to deal with frightened children.


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Before It's Too Late
Before It's Too Late
Written by Stanton Samenow
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ISBN: 9780307790538
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Before It's Too Late
Why Some Kids Get Into Trouble--and What Parents Can Do About It
Written by Stanton Samenow


Format: eBook, 240 pages
On Sale: March 16, 2011
Price: $9.99

This is a body of work which gives concerned parents and professionals instructive insight into the personality of "problem children" and gives practical suggestions for taking corrective and remedial steps before it's too late.


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The Uses of Enchantment
The Uses of Enchantment
Written by Bruno Bettelheim
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307773524
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The Uses of Enchantment
The Meaning and Importance of Fairy Tales
Written by Bruno Bettelheim


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: December 22, 2010
Price: $13.99

Bruno Bettelheim was one of the great child psychologists of the twentieth century and perhaps none of his books has been more influential than this revelatory study of fairy tales and their universal importance in understanding childhood development.

Analyzing a wide range of traditional stories, from the tales of Sindbad to “The... Read more >
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The Beast in the Nursery
The Beast in the Nursery
Written by Adam Phillips
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307772756
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The Beast in the Nursery
On Curiosity and Other Appetites
Written by Adam Phillips


Format: eBook, 192 pages
On Sale: December 15, 2010
Price: $9.99

If you are disturbed by the idea that to grow up is to learn to live with disillusionment, if you are fascinated by the perplexity of child-rearing, or if you fear you were more creative as a child, The Beast in the Nursery offers an illuminating and possibly life-changing experience.
     In... Read more >
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The Uses of Enchantment
The Uses of Enchantment
Written by Bruno Bettelheim
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ISBN: 9780307739636
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The Uses of Enchantment
The Meaning and Importance of Fairy Tales
Written by Bruno Bettelheim


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: May 11, 2010
Price: $17.00

Bruno Bettelheim was one of the great child psychologists of the twentieth century and perhaps none of his books has been more influential than this revelatory study of fairy tales and their universal importance in understanding childhood development.

Analyzing a wide range of traditional stories, from the tales of Sindbad to “The... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
Trauma-Proofing Your Kids
Trauma-Proofing Your Kids
Written by Peter A. Levine and Maggie Kline
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781556436994
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Trauma-Proofing Your Kids
A Parents' Guide for Instilling Confidence, Joy and Resilience
Written by Peter A. Levine and Maggie Kline


Format: Trade Paperback, 248 pages
On Sale: March 4, 2008
Price: $16.95

The number of anxious, depressed, hyperactive and withdrawn children is staggering—and still growing! Millions have experienced bullying, violence (real or in the media), abuse or sexual molestation. Many other kids have been traumatized from more “ordinary” ordeals such as terrifying medical procedures, accidents, loss and divorce. Trauma-Proofing Your Kids sends a... Read more >
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The Bipolar Child: The Definitive and Reassuring Guide to Childhood's Most Misunderstood Disorder -- Third Edition
The Bipolar Child: The Definitive and Reassuring Guide to Childhood's Most Misunderstood Disorder -- Third Edition
Written by Demitri Papolos, M.D. and Janice Papolos
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780767929264
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The Bipolar Child: The Definitive and Reassuring Guide to Childhood's Most Misunderstood Disorder -- Third Edition

Written by Demitri Papolos, M.D. and Janice Papolos


Format: eBook, 496 pages
On Sale: October 2, 2007
Price: $13.99

Since it first appeared on bookshelves, The Bipolar Child has made an indelible mark on the field of psychiatry and has become the resource that families rely upon. Now, with more than 200,000 copies sold, the first book about early-onset bipolar disorder is completely revised and expanded.


Bipolar disorder—manic depression—was once thought... Read more >
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The Bipolar Child: The Definitive and Reassuring Guide to Childhood's Most Misunderstood Disorder -- Third Edition
The Bipolar Child: The Definitive and Reassuring Guide to Childhood's Most Misunderstood Disorder -- Third Edition
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ISBN: 9780767928601
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The Bipolar Child: The Definitive and Reassuring Guide to Childhood's Most Misunderstood Disorder -- Third Edition

Written by Demitri Papolos, M.D. and Janice Papolos


Format: Trade Paperback, 496 pages
On Sale: October 2, 2007
Price: $16.99

Since it first appeared on bookshelves, The Bipolar Child has made an indelible mark on the field of psychiatry and has become the resource that families rely upon. Now, with more than 200,000 copies sold, the first book about early-onset bipolar disorder is completely revised and expanded.


Bipolar disorder—manic depression—was once thought... Read more >
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When No One Understands
When No One Understands
Written by Brad Sachs
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ISBN: 9781590304075
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When No One Understands
Letters to a Teenager on Life, Loss, and the Hard Road to Adulthood
Written by Brad Sachs


Format: Trade Paperback, 160 pages
On Sale: January 30, 2007
Price: $19.95

<p class="MsoNormal">When Amanda first came to Dr. Sachs for treatment, she had attempted suicide more than once. Withdrawn and cynical, she refused to speak during her therapy sessions. Determined to connect, Dr. Sachs tried something unconventional: he wrote letters to Amanda between sessions and invited her to write back, thinking she... Read more >
The Unhappy Child
The Unhappy Child
Written by Kenneth N. Condrell
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ISBN: 9781591024194
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The Unhappy Child
What Every Parent Needs to Know
Written by Kenneth N. Condrell


Format: Trade Paperback, 254 pages
On Sale: June 1, 2006
Price: $19.99

There are millions of children in this country who spend most of their days feeling more unhappy than happy, and their parents haven’t a clue as to why. These chronically unhappy children may be on their way to developing a depressive disorder.
In this important and completely accessible book, Dr. Kenneth N... Read more >
Being the Other One
Being the Other One
Written by Kate Strohm
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781590301500
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Being the Other One
Growing Up with a Brother or Sister Who Has Special Needs
Written by Kate Strohm


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: February 8, 2005
Price: $22.95

When there's a disabled child in the family, how are normally developing siblings affected? According to Kate Strohm, a counselor and health educator, siblings of the disabled face particular emotional challenges that are often overlooked. Able siblings commonly struggle with feelings of isolation, grief, anger, and anxiety—and these and other emotional... Read more >
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