Individual Psychotherapy: Introduction | Which Child Needs Individual Psychotherapy? | How Does a Child's Treatment Begin? | Where Do Parents Fit Into Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy? | The Therapist's Persona | The Doctor's Atmosphere | The Doctor's Reading of the Child | The Psychotherapeutic Response | Ending Treatment | Future Directions | Summary Points | References
Individual psychotherapy is important for every child
and adolescent psychiatrist to know and understand. Its associated
techniques are also crucial to supervision, conferences, meetings
with educators, community gatherings, and policy-setting agendas.
One hundred years' worth of clinical case reports in the professional
literature attest to the usefulness of child psychotherapy.