Psychotherapy in Child Guidance by Gordon Hamilton

Psychotherapy in Child Guidance by Gordon Hamilton

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Psychotherapy in Child Guidance

 by Gordon Hamilton

A study of the social worker's role in psychotherapy at the Jewish Board of Guardians is presented in this volume. The book aims to describe treatment procedures that fuse social casework with psychoanalytically oriented psychiatry. A brief introduction and chapter on diagnosis are followed by descriptions of the nature and treatment of "the child who acts out his impulses," "the anxious child," and "the severely disturbed child." Direct or face to face treatment is analyzed and followed by a discussion of environmental therapy. Separate chapters are devoted to typical problems and treatment procedures in young children, the older child, the adolescent, and the family. The final chapter deals with the preparation of social workers for psychotherapy and the relationship of social workers to psychiatry. Briefcase illustrations are included throughout the text.

  • Hardcover: 340 pages
  • Publisher: University Presses of California, Columbia and Princeton (November 1, 1947)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0231016379
  • ISBN-13: 978-0231016377
  • Package Dimensions: 8.6 x 5.6 x 1.3 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.4 pounds

Book Condition: Used, Very good: The book does not look new and has been read but is in a very good condition for its age. There is no obvious damage to the cover or pages. No dust cover. As seen in pictures. 

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