Starting Treatment with Children and Adolescents



Steven Tuber, Ph.D. Starting Treatment with Children and Adolescents: A Process-Oriented Guide for Therapists
Dr. Tuber is Professor of Psychology at the City University of New York
– Concerns of beginning therapists who work with children
– The role of play in child therapy
– The role of Reflective Functioning/Mentalization in development and the 3 categories of RF in children
– How placing the focus on shifting process may be more important in working with children
– Ideas for working with resistant adolescents
– How this approach works differently for internalizing vs. externalizing problems in children
– How becoming a parent impacts one’s work with children.