You and Your Childs Psychotherapy: The Essential Guide for Parents and Caregivers

Paperback | April 21, 2015

byMichael Weiner, Les Gallo-Silver

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Many resources exist for helping parents find and select a psychotherapist for their child. However, when a child is recommended for therapy, parents are often left with little information beyond the initial referral. Parents who are unfamiliar with the process might be confused on how toproceed, or be wary of therapy stereotypes. You and Your Child's Psychotherapy demystifies the way therapy works, helping parents enter the process as a partner, and giving their child and family the best chance for success. Weiner and Gallo-Silver guide parents through the steps of therapy, emphasizing their vital role and how they can contribute to the success of their child's treatment. With the end goal of creating a partnership between parents and therapists, You and Your Child's Psychotherapy provides a practicaland easy-to-follow roadmap to the progression of therapy, helping parents become more involved, and teaching them what to expect. This book is empowering for all parents, guardians, and primary caregivers across the diverse composition of modern families.

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Many resources exist for helping parents find and select a psychotherapist for their child. However, when a child is recommended for therapy, parents are often left with little information beyond the initial referral. Parents who are unfamiliar with the process might be confused on how toproceed, or be wary of therapy stereotypes. You ...

Michael O. Weiner, LCSW, is an Early Childhood Education Consultant in New York City, where he also maintains a private practice focusing on child and adolescent therapy. He specializes in the treatment of trauma, bereavement and loss, and children at risk. Weiner is also an Adjunct Professor in Human Services at LaGuardia Community Co...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:304 pages, 8.25 × 5.5 × 0.68 inPublished:April 21, 2015Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199391459

ISBN - 13:9780199391455

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Introduction: A Framework and Rationale for this Book1. A Holistic Perspective of Child Psychotherapy2. Systems-Based Approach to Child Psychotherapy - Working Together3. Seeking Out A Child Psychotherapist4. The First Session - Consultation and Intake Meetings5. Taking The Next Steps - Moving Forward6. Types and Forms of Child Psychotherapy7. Child Diagnosis8. Engagement: The Framing of Child Psychotherapy9. Treatment Planning10. Parallel Process of Child Psychotherapy11. Contributing to Your Child's Psychotherapy12. The Work of Child Psychotherapy13. Hurdles, Obstacles, and Snags14. Supporting Child Psychotherapy15. Higher Level of Care: When You and Your Child Need More16. Separation and Consolidation: Saying Good-Bye to Your Child's PsychotherapistAppendix A: Case StudiesAppendix B: Recommended ReadingsAppendix C: State-by-State Child Mental Health Services ContactGlossary