Resources

Further information about Child-Parent Psychotherapy:

Lieberman, A.F., Gosh Ippen, C. & Van Horn, P. (2015). “Don’t hit my mommy!” A manual for Child-Parent Psychotherapy with young witnesses of family violence (2nd ed.). Washington, D.C.: National Center for Clinical Infant Programs.

Liebernam, A.F. & Van Horn, P. (2008). Psychotherapy with Infants and Young Children: Repairing the effects of stress and trauma on early attachment. New York: The Guilford Press.

National Child Traumatic Stress Network description of Child-Parent Psychotherapy

Peer-reviewed articles examining the efficacy of Child-Parent Psychotherapy:

Lieberman, A.F., Weston, D. & Pawl, J.H. (1991). Preventive intervention and outcome with anxiously attached dyads. Child Development, 62, 199-209.

Cicchetti, D., Toth, S.L. & Rogosh, F.A. (1999). The efficacy of toddler-parent psychotherapy to increase attachment security in offspring of depressed mothers. Attachment and Human Development, 1, 34-66.

Lieberman, A.F., Van Horn, P. & Ghosh Ippen, C. (2005). Toward evidence-based treatment: Child-Parent Psychotherapy with preschoolers exposed to marital violence. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 44(12), 1241-1248.

Cicchetti, D., Rogosch, F.A. & Toth, S.L. (2006). Fostering secure attachement in infants in maltreating families through preventive interventions. Development and Psychopathology, 18, 623-650.

Lieberman, A.F., Van Horn, P. & Ghosh Ippen, C. (2006). Child-Parent Psychotherapy: 6-month follow-up of a randomized control trial. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 45(8), 913-918.

Useful Websites:

National Child Traumatic Stress Network

Zero to Three Baby Court

Child Trauma Research Program

Child Parent Pyschotherapy