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Music Therapy Catalogue 2014

Posted on July 25th, 2014 in Arts therapies, JKP news
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Browse our latest collection of titles in Music Therapy. For more information on any of the books inside, simply click the title or cover image to view the full book page.  


New 5P Approach courses in Central London


Linda Miller, author of Practical Behaviour Management Solutions for Children and Teens with Autism has organised two new courses on the 5P Approach, both of which will be held at the British Psychological Society Offices this autumn.   Introducing the 5P Approach: Wednesday 1st October 2014 A practical one day course & workshop that provides


Why Neuroscience for Counsellors?


Rachal Zara Wilson is a counsellor, social worker and author of the new Neuroscience for Counsellors. We caught up with her for a quick chat about the book and why she wanted to write about such a complex topic.  1.  Who do you think would benefit from reading this book? Definitely counsellors, but also any other therapists as


Art Therapy catalogue 2014

Posted on June 24th, 2014 in Arts therapies, Healing Arts
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Browse our latest collection of titles in Art Therapy. For more information on any of the books inside, simply click the title or cover image to view the full book page.


On Grandma’s Box of Memories – interview with the creators


Jean Demetris was a primary school teacher for 22 years. 8 years ago her husband was diagnosed with Lewy body dementia. She dealt with many aspects of the condition, the highs and lows, and engaged with the many agencies involved in her husband’s care. The experience inspired Jean and her illustrator son Alex to create a storybook


Reflections on Dr Lorna Wing and a compassionate nature

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Chris Mitchell author of Mindful Living with Asperger’s Syndrome and Asperger’s Syndrome and Mindfulness reflects upon the life and work of Dr Lorna Wing. He explores how her compassionate nature transformed our understanding of autism spectrum disorders. The Asperger community has experienced a huge loss with the passing of Dr Lorna Wing. She was the


Browse our latest collection of new and bestselling titles in counselling and psychotherapy

Here are our new and bestselling titles in counselling and psychotherapy. For more information on any of the books inside, simply click the title or cover image to view the full book page.


Can I tell you about Diabetes (Type 1)?

Posted on June 10th, 2014 in Disability

Living with diabetes can sometimes feel like an uphill battle, so to mark diabetes awareness week in the UK people are being asked to share stories that emphasise what can be done with diabetes. In this extract from Julie Edge’s new book Can I Tell You About Diabetes (Type 1)? lead character Debbie explains her


Starving our Anxiety Gremlins


Kate Collins-Donnelly; therapist, consultant, and author of Starving the Anxiety Gremlin, talks about the rise of anxiety in children. In this article, Kate discusses what can be done to help young people struggling with anxieties and shares a letter from one of the young people she has worked with on her experiences of overcoming problems caused by anxiety.


Julian Cohen on ‘All About Drugs and Young People.’ (Part 2)


In the first part of this interview, All About Drugs and Young People (Part 1), JKP author, educator and counsellor Julian Cohen shared some of the insight and experience he has gained whilst working to educate young people about drugs over the past 30 years. In this second and final part, he talks about legal highs, how the internet


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