Literature review on help-lines for children and parents



The article contains an analytic review of foreign literature on Help-lines for children and parents, and covers some historical issues as theoretical and methodological ones. Help-line is regarded within the social and cultural context of practices of compassion and self-regulation in nowadays society.

General Information

Keywords: help-line, compassion, self-regulation

Journal rubric: Therapevtic Community

Article type: scientific article

For citation: Fedunina N.Y. Literature review on help-lines for children and parents. Konsul'tativnaya psikhologiya i psikhoterapiya = Counseling Psychology and Psychotherapy, 2011. Vol. 19, no. 2, pp. 70–90. (In Russ., аbstr. in Engl.)


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Natalya Y. Fedunina, PhD in Psychology, research fellow of the Centre for emergency psychological assistance, Moscow State University of Psychology & Education, psychologis, Sports Center (CCU «Moskomsport»), Moscow, Russia, e-mail:



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