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Types of Children

By Margaret Lowenfeld Lectures in aid of the Children’s Clinic, which is now evacuate from London, exists to help parents and teachers to an understanding of all forms of childre...

Play as Therapy

By Margaret Lowenfeld Every small child stands in a double relationship to life. On the one hand he is ignorant, helpless and entirely at the mercy of the surrounding adults. On th...

Study of Preverbal ‘Thinking’

By Margaret Lowenfeld   The subject of this paper is a child’s relation to his experience of his own body, his bodily sensations and movements, the things that happen to...

Poleidoblocs in Infant Schools

By Margaret Lowenfeld Poleidoblocs are a set of objects designed to call out certain reactions and responses in children. They are cut in shapes like those a child sees all around ...

Violence and Power

By Margaret Lowenfeld One of the characteristics of many small children is the violence of their attacks of screaming (as infants) throwing objects and at times banging heads again...

Difficult, Nervous and Delinquent Children

By Margaret Lowenfeld The training outlined in this provisional syllabus is designed for post-graduate men and women of all faculties. It owes its present shape to a demand arising...

Nature of Children’s Phantasy

By Margaret Lowenfeld I propose this evening to demonstrate to you a form of psychotherapeutic treatment which I have successfully employed in dealing with children and adolescents...

Poleidoblocs

By Margaret Lowenfeld In setting out to teach mathematics to children or to design a mathematics learning programme for a school system, the situation confronting the teacher, dire...

Violence and Power

By Margaret Lowenfeld One of the characteristics of many small children is the violence of their attacks of screaming (as infants) throwing objects and at times banging heads again...

Organisation and the Rheumatic Child

By Margaret Lowenfeld RHEUMATISM in childhood has been known since the early nineteenth century, but it is only within recent years that the numerical extent of the disease has bee...

One Parent Family

By Margaret Lowenfeld There are large numbers of children the have only one parent. Statistics are available of approximate numbers, but from the point of view of the teacher, thes...

The Modern Child and Toys

By Margaret Lowenfeld Toys are to a child what a grown-up is represented by his power of speech, his pen, pencil and typewriter, his motor car, his bicycle, his power of acting, co...

The Emotional Life of the Child

By Margaret Lowenfeld At the end of the last chapter we found that the child’s position is a reversal of the adult. Whereas the adult is convinced that the material things of...

The Significance of Play

By Margaret Lowenfeld The word “PLAY” in the English language is curiously rich in its meaning. It is used for games, for the theatre- ”let us now go and see a play”—...

Control of Heart Disease in Childhood

By Margaret Lowenfeld One of the most serious issues presented to practical medicine today is the problem of cardiac disease in the young. By the estimate of Dr. Carey Coombs the ...

Psychogenic factors in Disease in Childhood

By Margaret Lowenfeld Consideration of the attitude of mankind towards disease and physical suffering, shows the existence of two streams of thought. In early days religion and, in...

Child Psychiatry and Children’s Medicine

By Margaret Lowenfeld The subject I have been asked to put before you today is a discussion of the relation between Child Psychiatry and Children’s Medicine. I submit that th...

The Age of Danger and Delight

By Margaret Lowenfeld The second stage in development, that which comes between infancy and school years, is the period in life when sensations are at their keenest and emotions at...

Child Psychotherapy and Margaret Lowenfeld

By Thérèse Woodcock Exploring Margaret Lowenfeld’s view of psychotherapy, particularly psychotherapy with children.

Training of Child Psychotherapists

By Margaret Lowenfeld Before we proceed to the question of training in child psychotherapy, it is essential to spend a few minutes considering the nature of child psychotherapy its...
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