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The latest interviews with authors, news and articles of interest to the communities that we publish for.

Health care

‘Contact with Nature can be immensely healing.’


Caroline Jay founded and runs the Seeds of Hope Children’s Garden, a national charity which aims to promote the use of nature in helping children manage loss. For twelve years she ran a SANDS (Stillbirth and Neonatal Death Society) group, supporting families who have lost babies. We spoke to Caroline about using life cycles to teach


Request a copy of our latest brochure of books on Dementia.


Our latest catalogue of books on Dementia and Working with Older People is now available. With full information on our new and bestselling dementia titles, our dementia catalogue is a tremendous resource not only for those working with people affected by dementia, but also for family members, friends and carers. Including practical books for professionals,


Attachment, schools and vulnerable children: An interview with Nicola Marshall.


Nicola Marshall is a certified coach, adoptive parent of three, and author of the newly published The Teacher’s Introduction to Attachment. We spoke to her about why she wanted to write a book on attachment for teachers, what she’s learned since starting her own training company for teachers and other school staff, and she shares her number


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


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


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.


Coaching Kids to Success


Nikki Giant, founder of Full Circle Education Solutions and JKP author, explains how life coaching can be used to help support children’s well-being and aid in difficult  periods of stress and transition. In any classroom within any school there are children struggling to cope with the daily rituals of life. These young people may be suffering


Win a signed first edition of No Matter What!

'No Matter What' - Sally Donovan.

This competition has now closed. Win a signed first edition of No Matter What! To celebrate our new reprint of this inspiring adoption memoir, we’re giving away three original copies signed by author and adoptive mum Sally Donovan.  To enter, simply sign up to our mailing list here, and you’ll be entered into our random prize draw. An


Julian Cohen on ‘All About Drugs and Young People.’


In the first of a two-part interview, JKP author, educator and counsellor Julian Cohen  shares some of the insight and experience he has gained whilst working to educate young people about drugs over the past 30 years. 1. Your book emphasises that nearly all of us use drugs and have a lifetime drug career. Can


All About Drugs and Young People – a free extract

Posted on April 10th, 2014 in Health care, JKP news, Parenting, Social work & social care

In this extract from All About Drugs and Young People author Julian Cohen provides a brief summary of the subjects he covers in the book, and includes a drug knowledge quiz which will help you to challenge myths and misconceptions about drugs. For a free sneak peak, just click the link below to read the


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