Working through conflict with self-destructive preschool children.

  title={Working through conflict with self-destructive preschool children.},
  author={Paul V. Trad and M J Raine and Shella Chazan and Eric Greenblatt},
  journal={American journal of psychotherapy},
  volume={46 4},
This case history charts the treatment of a preschooler who first presented at the age of three years and ten months with aggressive and self-destructive behaviors. During the initial months of treatment, the therapist focused upon establishing a therapeutic alliance with the child in order to evoke a transference reaction. Compelling evidence of the… CONTINUE READING