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Book Review: How do you hug a Cactus? By Sheila Redfern

Every parent of teenagers should read this book. It offers profound insights into understanding teen behavior and managing your own emotions when your teen’s behavior triggers intense feelings. One of the most compelling sections of this insightful book focuses on gaming and social media. It delves into why these platforms are crucial to young people […]

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New Book Review – Mentalization-Based Treatment for Adolescents

This book focuses on Mentalization-Based Treatment (MBT) for adolescents. The book provides an overview of the development of adolescence and MBT’s methods for individual, family and group treatment. A particularly interesting chapter covers how to work with adolescents who identify as LGBTQ+ and their parents. This chapter describes the importance of showing respect for the

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New Book Review

Arietta Slade and her colleagues have written a truly excellent book about their work with vulnerable parents and children. The book examines the theoretical approaches from attachment theory, mentalization and trauma psychology that minding the baby approach is inspired by. Furthermore, it provides an overview of the program as it stands today and the research

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Interesting articles about mentalization

The Family Cycle: Breaking the Intergenerational Transmission of Trauma through Mentalizing The article provides a good overview of the mentalization theory and how this can be seen in the context of trauma psychology. Emphasis is placed on the importance of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE factors). In addition, there is a very good review of

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Research article

We are very proud of our latest research article, which demonstrates the positive effect of implementation of mentalization-based principles in an organizationel context. The research article is based on a study of a mentalization-based workshop that Center for Mentalization has made for Families, children and young people in “Aarhus Kommune”. The study shows that employees

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