Emma Gleadhill

General Resources

teacher and students

Books - Non-Fiction

The Tavistock Series:

Understanding 4-5 Year olds – Lesley Maroni

Understanding 6-7 Year-olds – Corinne Aves

Understanding 8-9 Year Olds – Biddy Youell

Understanding your 9 year old – Dora Lush

Understanding 10-11 Year olds – Rebecca Bergese

Understanding your 11 Year old – Eileen Orford

Understanding 12-14 year olds – Margot Waddell & Jonathan Bradley

Neuroscience and Child Development

Parenting the Teenage Brain – Understanding a Work in Progress – Sheryl Feinstein

Brain-Based Parenting – The Neuroscience of Caregiving for Healthy Attachment – Daniel A. Hughes, Jonathan Baylin

The Teenage Brain – A Neuroscientist’s Survival Guide to Raising Adolescents and Young Adults – Dr Frances E Jensen and Amy Ellis Nutt

The Organised Mind: Thinking Straight in the Age of Information Overload – Daniel Levitin

Nurturing Natures – Graham Music

A Parent’s Guide to Understanding Teenage Brains – Why they act the way they do by Mark Oestreicher

Why Do they Act That Way? A Survival Guide to the Adolescent Brain for You and Your Teen – David Walsh and Erin Walsh

Social and Emotional Aspects of Child Development and Parenting

Dibs in Search of Self – Virginia Axline – a journey through childhood up to mid-teens. An insight into what psychotherapy can mean to people on a practical level.

The Psychodynamics of Social Networking – Aaron Balick

Taming the Tiger Parent: How to put your child’s wellbeing first in a competitive world – Tanith Carey

Girls, Uninterrupted: Steps for Building Stronger Girls in a Challenging World – Tanith Carey

The Emotional Experience of Teaching and Learning by Isca Salzberger-Wittenberg, Gianna Williams and Elsie Osbourne

Developing Emotional Literacy with Teenagers: Building Confidence, Self Esteem, Self-Awareness (Lucky Duck Books) – Dr Tina Rae

Odd Girl Out. How to help your daughter navigate the world of friendships, bullying and cliques – in the classroom and online – Rachel Simmons

“Knowing Me Knowing Them: Understand Your Parenting Personality by discovering the Enneagram” – Tracy Tressider


Autism and Personality: Findings from the Tavistock Autism Workshop – Anne Alvarez

The Many Faces of Asperger’s Syndrome (The Tavistock Series) Edited by Maria Rhode & Trudy Klauber