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Why Neuroscience for Counsellors?

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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

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

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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

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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.

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Coaching Kids to Success

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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

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Win a signed first edition of No Matter What!

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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

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

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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

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All About Drugs and Young People – a free extract

Posted on April 10th, 2014 in Health care, JKP news, Parenting, Social work & social care
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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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Browse our latest collection of new and bestselling titles in social work and social care.

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

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Why helping traumatised children find the right words is so important.

Posted on February 20th, 2014 in Health care, JKP news, Parenting, Social work & social care
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Jane Evans, trauma parenting specialist and author of How Are You Feeling Today Baby Bear? writes about the importance of helping children who have experienced domestic abuse or other trauma to identify and talk about their feelings. Early years children affected by domestic violence need help to find the words for their big feelings sooner rather than

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Introduction to the Psychology of Ageing for Non-Specialists – a free extract.

Posted on February 20th, 2014 in Health care, JKP news, Social work & social care
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In this extract from the Introduction to the Psychology of Ageing for Non-Specialists author Professor Ian Stuart-Hamilton explains a little about the idea behind this edition and the audience he wrote it for. For a free sneak peek, just click the link below to read the preface from the book. An Introduction to the Psychology of Ageing – preface

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