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    DescriptionDesigned for mental health professionals treating children and adolescents, Brain-Based Therapy with Children and Adolescents: Evidence-Based Treatment for Everyday Practice is a simple but powerful primer for understanding and successfully implementing the most critical elements of neuroscience into an evidence-based mental health practice. Written for counselors, social workers, psychologists, and graduate students, this new treatment approach focuses on the most common disorders facing children and adolescents, taking into account the uniqueness of each client, while preserving the requirements of standardized care under evidence-based practice.


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    Title
    Brain-Based Therapy with Children and Adolescents
    Subtitle
    Evidence-Based Treatment for Everyday Practice
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) John B. Arden, By (author) Lloyd Linford
    Physical properties
    Format: Other digital
    Width: 150 mm
    Height: 250 mm
    Thickness: 15 mm
    Weight: 666 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781118265666
    ISBN 10: 1118265661
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: PSY
    BIC subject category V2: JM
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S2.3
    Ingram Subject Code: PS
    BISAC V2.8: PSY006000
    Publisher
    John Wiley & Sons Inc
    Imprint name
    John Wiley & Sons Inc
    Publication date
    05 January 2012
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Author Information
    JOHN B. ARDEN , PhD, is the Director of Training for the Kaiser Permanente Medical Centers for the Northern California Region. In his capacity, he oversees the internships and postdoctoral psychology residencies in twenty-two medical centers. He is the author of nine other books. LLOYD LINFORD , PhD, serves as Chair-man of Psychiatry and Chemical Depen-dency Best Practices for Kaiser Permanente's Northern California healthcare system, is a clinical psychologist at Kaiser Permanente Oakland Medical Center, and is in private practice in Oakland, California.
    Back cover copy
    An insightful and practical guide that looks at the role neuroscience plays as it relates to the treatment of childhood and adolescent disordersWritten in an accessible way, "Brain-Based Therapy with Children and Adolescents: Evidence-Based Treatment for Everyday Practice" shows clinicians how they can become more effective therapists by understanding and applying recent findings about the brain in their work with children and adolescents. The result is a new kind of therapy, one that takes into account both the uniqueness of each child or adolescent, as well as the requirements of standardized care as recommended by evidence-based practice--offering mental health professionals advice they can put into practice immediately.Relying on research in developmental neurobiology, brain imaging, and evidence-based psychotherapeutic practices, the authors, experts in both neuroscience and evidence-based practice, cover: The importance of understanding how the brain develops and functions in doing the actual work of child and adolescent psychotherapyRecent neuroscientific discoveries and how these can be integrated into evidence-based interventions to create uniquely effective treatmentsEvidence-based nterventions for the most common childhood and adolescent disorders, such as ADHD, OCD,ʡnd depressionTips on helping children and adolescents re-regulate such neurodynamically important processes as sleep and the mind-body relationshipIncorporating useful vignettes that illustrate how to include these new treatments into effective client care, "Brain-Based Therapy with Children and Adolescents: Evidence-Based Treatment for Everyday Practice" explains the concept of brain-based therapy in a succinct and easy-to-grasp way, enabling therapists to make practical sense of neuroscience and how it can work within their daily practice.
    Table of contents
    Acknowledgments ix Preface xi 1 Changing and Staying the Same 1 2 Temperament and Neurodynamics 24 3 Attachment and Subjectivity 41 4 Rupture and Repair in Caregiving Relationships 59 5 Adolescence 83 6 Working from the BASE 100 7 Disorders of Attention and Self-Regulation 121 8 Anxiety in Children and Adolescents 143 9 Depression in Children and Adolescents 175 Appendix: Primer on the Brain 198 References 230 Author Index 280 Subject Index 283