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The Active Points Test

The Active Points Test

A Clinical Test for Identifying and Selecting Effective Points for Acupuncture and Related Therapies

Stefano Marcelli
Foreword by David Alimi MD and Dr Ioan Dumitrescu

The Active Points Test is a clinical instrument for identifying and selecting the points on the skin that are most effective for treatment. These points may be close to the seat of the disease, for example on the shoulder for periarthritis, or far away, for example on the ear or head for... more »

September 2014, Paperback: £19.99/ $29.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-233-1, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 192pp

Subject: Chinese Medicine

Keywords: acupuncture, bodywork, Chinese medicine, complementary therapies, energy work, health care, massage, meridians, moxibustion, Qi, reflexology, shiatsu, TCM diagnosis, traditional Chinese medicine, tuina

Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine

Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine

Roots of Modern Practice

Charles Buck

Charles Buck draws on three decades of study, practice and teaching in this book to provide a relevant and engaging account of the origins of acupuncture and Chinese medicine. From its pre-Han dynasty roots to Chinese medicine as we know it today, Buck covers the key texts, the main scholars... more »

September 2014, Paperback: £40.00/ $65.00
ISBN: 978-1-84819-159-4, 254mm x 177.8mm / 10in x 7in, 300pp

Subject: Medicine

Keywords: acupuncture, Chinese culture, Chinese history, Chinese philosophy, Daoism, five elements, meridians, moxibustion, Qi, qigong, Taoism, TCM diagnosis, traditional Chinese medicine

Acupuncture for Body, Mind and Spirit

Acupuncture for Body, Mind and Spirit

Peter Mole

Written by one of the UK's leading practitioners, this authoritative and accessible introduction to acupuncture reveals everything you need to know before you step into the acupuncture clinic. It includes: more »

June 2014, Paperback: £11.99/ $18.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-203-4, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 176pp

Subjects: Medicine, Chinese Medicine

Keywords: acupuncture, Chinese medicine, complementary medicine, complementary therapies, five elements, meridians, Qi, traditional Chinese medicine

All About Drugs and Young People

All About Drugs and Young People

Essential Information and Advice for Parents and Professionals

Julian Cohen

Packed with information, advice and learning activities, this book tells you what you need to know about drugs, young people's drug use, and how you can help them stay safe.
 
It covers everything from what the effects are and why young people take drugs, to how to negotiate drug... more »

May 2014, Paperback: £16.99/ $26.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-427-0, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in, 304pp

Subjects: Parenting, Health, Social Work and Social Care

Keywords: addiction, adolescence, alcohol, counselling, drugs, parenting, pastoral care, probation, PSHE, social work, substance abuse, teenagers, youthwork

Anna Halprin

Anna Halprin

Dance - Process - Form

Gabriele Wittmann, Ursula Schorn and Ronit Land
Foreword by Anna Halprin and Rudolf zur Lippe

Anna Halprin is a world-famous theatre artist and early pioneer in the expressive arts healing movement. This book explores her personal growth as a dancer and choreographer and the development of her therapeutic and pedagogical approach. more »

September 2014, Paperback: £19.99/ $29.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-472-0, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 208pp

Subject: Arts Therapies

Keywords: aesthetics, art therapy, creative therapies, creativity, dance, dance and movement therapy, dramatherapy, educational psychology, expressive therapies, folklore and myth, movement, psychodrama, psychotherapy, storymaking, theatre

Archetypal Imagery and the Spiritual Self

Archetypal Imagery and the Spiritual Self

Techniques for Coaches and Therapists

Annabelle Nelson

Combining psychology and spirituality, this practical book considers archetypes from Asian, Middle Eastern and European myths and explains how they can be used in therapeutic practice to help clients achieve personal or clinical goals. more »

June 2014, Paperback: £15.99/ $24.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-220-1, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 208pp

Subjects: Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis, Health, Social Work and Social Care, Psychiatry and Psychology, Books for Professional Practice

Keywords: art therapy, counselling, creative therapies, creativity, Daoism, folklore and myth, psychology, psychotherapy, spirituality, storymaking, transitions, yin-yang

The Asperkid's Game Plan

The Asperkid's Game Plan

Extraordinary Minds, Purposeful Play... Ordinary Stuff

Jennifer Cook O'Toole

The Asperkid's Game Plan looks from the inside at the learning style of children with Asperger syndrome and explains how to introduce structured play that engages Asperkids and explicitly addresses ASD weaknesses while exploiting ASD strengths. more »

April 2014, Paperback: £16.99/ $26.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-959-6, 210mm x 210mm / 8.25in x 8.25in, 248pp

Subject: Asperger Syndrome, Autism and other Syndromes

Keywords: Asperger syndrome, autism, child development, creativity, education, high functioning autism, homeschooling, messy play, parenting, play, sensory issues, sensory stimulation, social skills, special education

Attachment and Interaction

Attachment and Interaction

From Bowlby to Current Clinical Theory and Practice
2nd edition

Mario Marrone

Attachment and Interaction is an accessible introduction to the history and evolution of attachment theory, which traces the early roots of attachment theory from the work of its creator John Bowlby through to the most recent theoretical developments and their clinical applications.
 more »

May 2014, Paperback: £22.99/ $36.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-209-2, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 320pp

Subjects: Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis, Health, Social Work and Social Care, Psychiatry and Psychology

Keywords: attachment, child development, child psychiatry, child psychology, counselling, mental health, psychiatry, psychoanalysis, psychology, psychotherapy, trauma

Attachment, Trauma, and Healing

Attachment, Trauma, and Healing

Understanding and Treating Attachment Disorder in Children, Families and Adults
2nd edition

Terry M. Levy and Michael Orlans

Now in a fully updated and expanded edition, Levy and Orlans' classic text provides a comprehensive overview of attachment theory, how attachment issues manifest, and how they can be treated.
The book covers attachment-focused assessment and diagnosis, specialised training and education for... more »

June 2014, Paperback: £25.00/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-888-9, 254mm x 190.5mm / 10in x 7.5in, 464pp

Subjects: Health, Social Work and Social Care, Psychiatry and Psychology

Keywords: adoption, attachment, child psychiatry, child psychology, counselling, fostering, looked after children, mental health, psychiatry, psychology, resilience, social care, social work, trauma

The Autism Discussion Page on anxiety, behavior, school, and parenting strategies

The Autism Discussion Page on anxiety, behavior, school, and parenting strategies

A toolbox for helping children with autism feel safe, accepted, and competent

Bill Nason

The Autism Discussion Page green book covers anxiety and stress, challenging behaviors, stretching comfort zones, discipline, and school issues. It also provides more general teaching and mentoring strategies for coaching children on the autism spectrum in basic daily living strategies to... more »

September 2014, Paperback: £14.99/ $24.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-995-4, 254mm x 177.8mm / 10in x 7in, 288pp

Subject: Asperger Syndrome, Autism and other Syndromes

Keywords: ADHD, advocacy, anger management, anxiety, Asperger syndrome, autism, autism spectrum disorders, challenging behaviour, child development, child psychology, early intervention, education, educational psychology, mental health, parenting, reference, self esteem, self harm, sleep, special education, toilet training, transitions, trauma

The Autism Discussion Page on the core challenges of autism

The Autism Discussion Page on the core challenges of autism

A toolbox for helping children with autism feel safe, accepted, and competent

Bill Nason

The Autism Discussion Page blue book focuses on the core challenges associated with autism (cognitive, sensory, social, and emotional) and provides concise, accessible information and simple tools for supporting children with these vulnerabilities. more »

September 2014, Paperback: £14.99/ $24.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-994-7, 254mm x 177.8mm / 10in x 7in, 320pp

Subject: Asperger Syndrome, Autism and other Syndromes

Keywords: autism, autism spectrum disorders, child development, child psychology, communication, emotions, play, reference, relationships, self esteem, sensory issues, sensory stimulation, social skills

The Autism Fitness Handbook

The Autism Fitness Handbook

An Exercise Program to Boost Body Image, Motor Skills, Posture and Confidence in Children and Teens with Autism Spectrum Disorder

David S. Geslak
Foreword by Stephen M. Shore

Designed to address specific areas of difficulty for children, teens and young adults with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), the 46 exercises in this comprehensive program are proven to improve body image, motor coordination, posture, muscular and cardiovascular fitness. The boost to confidence,... more »

September 2014, Paperback: £16.99/ $26.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-998-5, 279.4mm x 216mm / 11in x 8.5in, 176pp

Subjects: Education, Parenting, Asperger Syndrome, Autism and other Syndromes

Keywords: adolescence, Asperger syndrome, autism, autism spectrum disorders, child development, children, education, high functioning autism, inclusive classroom, movement, occupational therapy, parenting, special education, teenagers

The Autism Spectrum, Sexuality and the Law

The Autism Spectrum, Sexuality and the Law

What every parent and professional needs to know

Tony Attwood, Isabelle Hénault and Nick Dubin

Based on Nick Dubin's own experience, and drawing on the extensive knowledge of Dr Tony Attwood and Dr Isabelle Hénault, this important book addresses the issues surrounding the autism spectrum, sexuality and the law. more »

July 2014, Paperback: £19.99/ $29.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-919-0, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 224pp

Subject: Asperger Syndrome, Autism and other Syndromes

Keywords: Asperger syndrome, autism, autism spectrum disorders, child protection, high functioning autism, intellectual disabilities, law, life skills, parenting, psychology, sex education, sexual abuse, sexuality

Banish Your Self-Esteem Thief

Banish Your Self-Esteem Thief

A Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Workbook on Building Positive Self-Esteem for Young People

Kate Collins-Donnelly

Build confidence and self-esteem with this fun and effective workbook for young people.
Look out – the Self-Esteem Thief is on the prowl! He's the crafty character who keeps stealing your positive self-esteem from your Self-Esteem Vault, leaving only negative thoughts and feelings about you... more »

April 2014, Paperback: £14.99/ $24.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-462-1, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in, 240pp

Subjects: Education, Parenting, Health, Social Work and Social Care

Keywords: adolescence, anorexia, anxiety, bulimia, child psychology, children, cognitive behavioural therapy, counselling, education, mental health, parenting, pastoral care, PSHE, self esteem, self harm, social work, teenagers, youthwork

Body Intelligence Meditation

Body Intelligence Meditation

Finding presence through embodiment

Ged Sumner

Ged Sumner introduces the unique Body Intelligence form of meditation which creates a deeply felt connection with the physical body.
The exercises and meditations inspire readers to take time out from the stresses of modern life, and helps them to tune in to subtle states of life that lie... more »

July 2014, Paperback: £14.99/ $22.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-174-7, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 196pp

Subjects: Complementary Medicine and Alternative Health, Lifestyle

Keywords: bodywork, chi kung, energy work, massage, meditation, qigong, yoga

Building Self-Esteem in Children and Teens Who Are Adopted or Fostered

Building Self-Esteem in Children and Teens Who Are Adopted or Fostered

Dr. Sue Cornbluth
Foreword by Nyleen Shaw

Just because children have been fostered or adopted, it doesn't mean they can't grow up to be happy, healthy and successful.
In Building Self-Esteem in Children Who Are Adopted or Fostered, Dr. Sue offers simple and practical advice to those supporting children aged 7+ to help them move... more »

July 2014, Paperback: £12.99/ $19.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-466-9, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 160pp

Subjects: Parenting, Health, Social Work and Social Care

Keywords: adolescence, adoption, attachment, child psychology, children, counselling, fostering, looked after children, mental health, parenting, residential care, resilience, self esteem, social care, social work, trauma

Caged in Chaos

Caged in Chaos

A Dyspraxic Guide to Breaking Free

Victoria Biggs
Foreword by Jo Todd
Illustrated by Sharon Tsang

Written by a teenager with dyspraxia, this is a humorous and inspiring practical guide for young adults with dyspraxia and those around them trying to get to grips with the physical, social and psychological chaos caused by developmental co-ordination disorders (DCDs). more »

April 2014, Paperback: £13.99/ $19.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-474-4, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 216pp

Subjects: Education, Asperger Syndrome, Autism and other Syndromes

Keywords: adolescence, Asperger syndrome, autism, bullying, developmental coordination disorder, disability, dyspraxia, education, high functioning autism, Key Stage 3, Key Stage 4, mainstream education, nonverbal learning disabilities, special education, teenagers

Can I tell you about Anxiety?

Can I tell you about Anxiety?

A guide for friends, family and professionals

Lucy Willetts and Polly Waite
Illustrated by Kaiyee Tay

Part of the Can I tell you about...? series

Meet Megan - a young girl who has an anxiety disorder. Megan invites readers to learn about anxiety from her perspective, helping them to understand why she sometimes feels anxious and how this affects her thoughts, feelings and behaviours. Megan talks about techniques she has learnt to help... more »

July 2014, Paperback: £8.99/ $13.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-527-7, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 56pp

Subject: Psychiatry and Psychology

Keywords: adolescence, anxiety, bullying, child psychiatry, child psychology, cognitive behavioural therapy, families, mental health, mental illness, parenting, pastoral care, teenagers

Can I tell you about Eating Disorders?

Can I tell you about Eating Disorders?

A guide for friends, family and professionals

Bryan Lask and Lucy Watson

Part of the Can I tell you about...? series

Meet Alice – a teenage girl with anorexia nervosa. Alice invites readers to learn about anorexia nervosa and how it makes her see herself differently from how other people see her. She also introduces readers to Beth who has bulimia nervosa, Sam who has selective eating problems, Francesca who... more »

July 2014, Paperback: £8.99/ $13.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-421-8, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 56pp

Subject: Psychiatry and Psychology

Keywords: adolescence, anorexia, anxiety, bulimia, child psychiatry, child psychology, eating disorders, education, mental health, mental illness, parenting, pastoral care, PSHE, psychiatry, psychology, teenagers

Changing Offending Behaviour

Changing Offending Behaviour

A Handbook of Practical Exercises and Photocopiable Resources for Promoting Positive Change

Clark Baim and Lydia Guthrie
Foreword by Fergus McNeill

A one-stop resource of practical exercises for professionals to use in direct work with offenders aged 16+.
Changing Offending Behaviour is a guide to the essentials of rehabilitation theory which also equips the reader with ready-to-use photocopiable exercises and activities to help put... more »

July 2014, Paperback: £24.99/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-511-6, 297mm x 210mm / 11in x 8.5in, 224pp

Subject: Health, Social Work and Social Care

Keywords: adults, domestic abuse, forensic psychiatry, forensic psychotherapy, offenders, probation, psychiatry, psychology, psychotherapy, social care, social work, supervision, transitions, youthwork

Chasing the Phantom

Chasing the Phantom

In Pursuit of Myth and Meaning in the Realm of the Snow Leopard

Eduard Fischer

Eduard Fischer takes us on an exploration of myth, art, science, and the sacred space of high mountains. This is an account of adventure and deep reflection accompanied by a selection of the author's stunning colour photographs. more »

May 2014, Paperback: £9.99/ $15.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-172-3, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 264pp

Subjects: Lifestyle, Spiritual Development

Keywords: anthropology, autobiography, Buddhism, folklore and myth, memoirs, paranormal psychology, prana, psychology, spirituality, yoga

Children at Their Best

Children at Their Best

Understanding and Using the Five Elements to Develop Children's Full Potential for Parents, Teachers, and Therapists

Karin Kalbantner-Wernicke and Bettye Jo Wray-Fears
With Thomas Wernicke

Understanding child development through the prism of the Five Elements adds an exciting new dimension to western thinking on the nurture of children. It can not only explain patterns of behaviour in a new and helpful way, but suggest approaches and methods to help children, and groups of... more »

April 2014, Paperback: £18.99/ $29.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-118-1, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 344pp

Subjects: Education, Parenting, Psychiatry and Psychology, Medicine, Lifestyle

Keywords: alternative therapies, anxiety, child development, children, Chinese medicine, complementary medicine, complementary therapies, five elements, meridians, movement, parenting, pastoral care, psychiatry, psychology, Qi, qigong, self esteem, traditional Chinese medicine

Colour Coding for Learners with Autism

Colour Coding for Learners with Autism

A Resource Book for Creating Meaning through Colour at Home and School

Adele Devine
Illustrated by Quentin Devine

Children on the autism spectrum are often highly visual learners, making colour a powerful and motivating learning tool.
This book explains how colour coding helps young people with autism to generalise lessons already learnt. For example, assigning the colour aqua to all personal care... more »

April 2014, Paperback: £23.46 + VAT = £24.98/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-441-6, 254mm x 177.8mm / 10in x 7in, 208pp

Subjects: Education, Asperger Syndrome, Autism and other Syndromes

Keywords: Asperger syndrome, augmentative communication, autism, challenging behaviour, child psychology, communication, creativity, educational psychology, high functioning autism, inclusive classroom, occupational therapy, resilience, special education, speech and language pathology, speech and language therapy

The Compassionate Practitioner

The Compassionate Practitioner

How to create a successful and rewarding practice

Jane Wood

Focusing on the importance of relationship-building, this handbook explains how to turn new clients into regulars and make your practice flourish.
If you can create trust, loyalty and a sense of safety in new clients, they are more likely to commit to the further appointments needed to... more »

August 2014, Paperback: £15.99/ $24.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-222-5, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 208pp

Subject: Books for Professional Practice

Keywords: alternative therapies, arts therapies, bodywork, communication, complementary medicine, complementary therapies, health care, homeopathy, integrative medicine, meditation, mindfulness, person-centred, psychology, relationships, supervision

A Complete ABA Curriculum for Individuals on the Autism Spectrum with a Developmental Age of 1-4 Years

A Complete ABA Curriculum for Individuals on the Autism Spectrum with a Developmental Age of 1-4 Years

A Step-by-Step Treatment Manual Including Supporting Materials for Teaching 140 Foundational Skills

Julie Knapp and Carolline Turnbull

Developed for children with autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) with a developmental age of approximately 1-4 years, this comprehensive ABA curriculum contains everything needed to teach foundational level skills such as appropriate sitting, attention, eye contact, motor skills, basic receptive... more »

May 2014, Paperback: £37.50 + VAT = £45.00/ $70.00
ISBN: 978-1-84905-978-7, 279.4mm x 216mm / 11in x 8.5in, 512pp

Subjects: Education, Asperger Syndrome, Autism and other Syndromes

Keywords: ADHD, applied behaviour analysis, Asperger syndrome, autism, challenging behaviour, child development, children, communication, developmental coordination disorder, disability, early intervention, Early Years Foundation Stage, education, educational psychology, intellectual disabilities, nonverbal learning disabilities, occupational therapy, parenting, psychology, social skills, special education, speech and language therapy

A Complete ABA Curriculum for Individuals on the Autism Spectrum with a Developmental Age of 3-5 Years

A Complete ABA Curriculum for Individuals on the Autism Spectrum with a Developmental Age of 3-5 Years

A Step-by-Step Treatment Manual Including Supporting Materials for Teaching 140 Beginning Skills

Julie Knapp and Carolline Turnbull

Containing everything needed to teach basic skills such as imitation, visual spatial awareness, expressive and receptive language skills, and skills of daily living, this comprehensive ABA curriculum has been developed for children with autism spectrum disorders with a developmental age of... more »

May 2014, Paperback: £37.50 + VAT = £45.00/ $70.00
ISBN: 978-1-84905-979-4, 279.4mm x 216mm / 11in x 8.5in, 400pp

Subjects: Education, Asperger Syndrome, Autism and other Syndromes

Keywords: ADHD, applied behaviour analysis, Asperger syndrome, autism, challenging behaviour, child development, children, communication, developmental coordination disorder, disability, early intervention, Early Years Foundation Stage, education, educational psychology, intellectual disabilities, nonverbal learning disabilities, occupational therapy, parenting, psychology, social skills, special education, speech and language therapy

A Complete ABA Curriculum for Individuals on the Autism Spectrum with a Developmental Age of 4-7 Years

A Complete ABA Curriculum for Individuals on the Autism Spectrum with a Developmental Age of 4-7 Years

A Step-by-Step Treatment Manual Including Supporting Materials for Teaching 150 Intermediate Skills

Julie Knapp and Carolline Turnbull

Covering intermediate skills such as comprehension of abstract language, academic skills, advanced social and play skills, and emotional and behavioral regulation, this comprehensive ABA curriculum has been developed for working with children with autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) with a... more »

May 2014, Paperback: £37.50 + VAT = £45.00/ $70.00
ISBN: 978-1-84905-980-0, 279.4mm x 216mm / 11in x 8.5in, 400pp

Subjects: Education, Asperger Syndrome, Autism and other Syndromes

Keywords: ADHD, applied behaviour analysis, Asperger syndrome, autism, challenging behaviour, child development, children, communication, developmental coordination disorder, disability, early intervention, Early Years Foundation Stage, education, educational psychology, intellectual disabilities, nonverbal learning disabilities, occupational therapy, parenting, psychology, social skills, special education, speech and language therapy

A Complete ABA Curriculum for Individuals on the Autism Spectrum with a Developmental Age of 7 Years Up to Young Adulthood

A Complete ABA Curriculum for Individuals on the Autism Spectrum with a Developmental Age of 7 Years Up to Young Adulthood

A Step-by-Step Treatment Manual Including Supporting Materials for Teaching 140 Advanced Skills

Julie Knapp

The first comprehensive ABA program designed specifically for individuals on the autism spectrum in the older age group of 7 years up to young adulthood, this complete step-by-step manual contains everything needed to teach advanced skills such as organisational skills, advanced self-care... more »

May 2014, Paperback: £37.50 + VAT = £45.00/ $70.00
ISBN: 978-1-84905-981-7, 279.4mm x 216mm / 11in x 8.5in, 420pp

Subjects: Education, Asperger Syndrome, Autism and other Syndromes

Keywords: ADHD, adolescence, adults, applied behaviour analysis, Asperger syndrome, autism, challenging behaviour, child development, children, communication, developmental coordination disorder, disability, education, educational psychology, intellectual disabilities, life skills, nonverbal learning disabilities, occupational therapy, parenting, psychology, social skills, special education, speech and language therapy, teenagers

Creating Culturally Appropriate Outside Spaces and Experiences for People with Dementia

Creating Culturally Appropriate Outside Spaces and Experiences for People with Dementia

Using Nature and the Outdoors in Person-Centred Care

Mary Marshall and Jane Gilliard

Demonstrating that it is essential to be sensitive to the cultural backgrounds of people with dementia in order to provide truly person-centred care, this book shows that it is possible to create culturally appropriate outdoor spaces and experiences that resonate with people with dementia on a... more »

May 2014, Paperback: £19.99/ $26.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-514-7, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 160pp

Subject: Working with Older People

Keywords: adults, Alzheimer's disease, carers, dementia, mental health, nursing, occupational therapy, older people, person-centred, residential care, social care, social work

Daoist Meditation

Daoist Meditation

The Purification of the Heart Method of Meditation and Discourse on Sitting and Forgetting (Zuò Wàng Lùn) by Si Ma Cheng Zhen

Translated and with a commentary by Wu Jyh Cherng
Foreword by Eva Wong

Master Cherng's translation of Discourse on Sitting and Forgetting, an 8th century classic text on meditation by Si Ma Cheng Zhen, is accompanied by his extensive explanatory commentary, unique in its ability to make this complex text accessible to the Western reader. more »

June 2014, Paperback: £29.99/ $49.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-211-9, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 240pp

Subjects: Chinese Medicine, Lifestyle, Spiritual Development

Keywords: Chinese culture, Daoism, meditation, qigong, spirituality, Taoism

Developing Internal Energy for Effective Acupuncture Practice

Developing Internal Energy for Effective Acupuncture Practice

Zhan Zhuang, Yi Qi Gong and the Art of Painless Needle Insertion

Ioannis Solos

Drawing on ancient Chinese knowledge and tradition, this book teaches practitioners of acupuncture how to develop their internal energy and sensitivity to energy in order to improve their practice. more »

June 2014, Paperback: £19.99/ $29.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-183-9, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 240pp

Subjects: Chinese Medicine, Oriental Martial Arts, Lifestyle

Keywords: acupuncture, bodywork, Chinese medicine, Qi, qigong, traditional Chinese medicine

Diagnosis Asparagus

Diagnosis Asparagus

Advocating for Assessment and Diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Conditions

Cathie O'Halloran and Eva Penrose

A highly readable, insightful and sometimes humorous account of autism assessment, diagnosis and life with a 'label'.
Eva was diagnosed with Asperger Syndrome (ASD) at age 11 and is now a fun-loving, sociable 16-year-old. This book, co-written with her mother, a speech and language... more »

June 2014, Paperback: £12.99/ $19.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-535-2, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 128pp

Subject: Asperger Syndrome, Autism and other Syndromes

Keywords: Asperger syndrome, autism, autobiography, bullying, child development, child psychology, communication, high functioning autism, mainstream education, parenting, sensory issues, social skills, speech and language therapy, teenagers

A Different Kettle of Fish

A Different Kettle of Fish

A Day in the Life of a Physics Student with Autism

Michael Barton
Foreword by Delia Barton

“I'm looking at the Solar System display when I hear a child close by shouting at his mum, to which she replies 'No need to bite my head off!' I've heard of laughing your head off (to laugh a lot) and even biting your tongue (to be quiet) but biting someone's head off puts a rather more vivid... more »

May 2014, Hardback: £9.99/ $15.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-532-1, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 72pp

Subject: Asperger Syndrome, Autism and other Syndromes

Keywords: adolescence, Asperger syndrome, autism, communication, high functioning autism, inclusive classroom, mainstream education, parenting, psychology, social skills, special education, teenagers

The Divergent Channels - Jing Bie

The Divergent Channels - Jing Bie

A Handbook for Clinical Practice and Five Shen Nei Dan Inner Meditation

Dr David Twicken DOM, LAc

Rooted in the Su Wen and Ling Shu, Dr. Twicken integrates Chinese and Taoist medical philosophy, theories, and principles to clearly demonstrate that the Divergent Channels are an essential aspect of the clinical practice of acupuncture. He takes a step-by-step approach to assist practitioners... more »

July 2014, Paperback: £25.00/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-189-1, 254mm x 177.8mm / 10in x 7in, 256pp

Subjects: Medicine, Chinese Medicine, Lifestyle

Keywords: acupuncture, chi kung, Chinese medicine, Chinese philosophy, Daoism, meditation, meridians, neigong, Qi, qigong, taiji quan, yin-yang

Eat to Get Younger

Eat to Get Younger

Tackling inflammation and other ageing processes for a longer, healthier life

Lorraine Nicolle and Christine Bailey

You can't escape the ageing process but you can slow it down. By helping you to identify and address the problem areas that are accelerating your rate of ageing, this book reveals how to become more energised, sleep better, get leaner, avoid or delay age-related degenerative conditions typical... more »

June 2014, Paperback: £14.99/ $24.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-179-2, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 400pp

Subjects: Self Help, Integrative Medicine

Keywords: alcohol, alternative therapies, complementary therapies, constipation, diet, functional nutrition, health care, integrative medicine, nutrition, obesity

The Elephant in the ADHD Room

The Elephant in the ADHD Room

Beating Boredom as the Secret to Managing ADHD

Letitia Sweitzer

Boredom and boredom avoidance drive the behaviours of inattention, impulsivity, and hyperactivity – the diagnostic criteria of ADHD. This is the first ADHD resource to thoroughly explore the connection between the two. more »

June 2014, Paperback: £17.99/ $29.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-965-7, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 240pp

Subject: Asperger Syndrome, Autism and other Syndromes

Keywords: ADD, addiction, ADHD, adolescence, challenging behaviour, child psychology, children, counselling, education, educational psychology, emotions, inclusive classroom, mainstream education, parenting, pastoral care, psychology, special education, teenagers

Empowering Therapeutic Practice

Empowering Therapeutic Practice

Integrating Psychodrama into other Therapies

Edited by Paul Holmes, Mark Farrall and Kate Kirk

This book explores the exciting areas of overlap between psychodrama and other therapeutic schools and presents opportunities for their creative interaction and integration.
Psychodramatists, to varying degrees, integrate the ideas and philosophies of other forms of psychotherapy into their... more »

August 2014, Paperback: £24.99/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-458-4, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 256pp

Subject: Arts Therapies

Keywords: attachment, cognitive behavioural therapy, dramatherapy, energy work, expressive therapies, families, group psychotherapy, hypnotherapy, movement, play therapy, psychoanalysis, psychodrama, psychology, psychotherapy, trauma

Engaging Mirror Neurons to Inspire Connection and Social Emotional Development in Children and Teens on the Autism Spectrum

Engaging Mirror Neurons to Inspire Connection and Social Emotional Development in Children and Teens on the Autism Spectrum

Theory into Practice through Drama Therapy

Lee R. Chasen
Foreword by Robert J Landy

The innovative drama therapy programme develops social skills in children and teens on the autism spectrum by looking to the mirror neuron system as the key to social connection and interaction.
Lee R. Chasen provides an accessible explanation of the approach's grounding in neuroscience,... more »

May 2014, Paperback: £24.99/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-990-9, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 320pp

Subjects: Arts Therapies, Asperger Syndrome, Autism and other Syndromes

Keywords: Asperger syndrome, autism, child development, child psychology, children, communication, dramatherapy, expressive therapies, high functioning autism, play, relationships, social skills, teenagers, theatre

Eradicating Child Maltreatment

Eradicating Child Maltreatment

Evidence-Based Approaches to Prevention and Intervention Across Services

Edited by Arnon Bentovim and Jenny Gray

Is it possible to overcome the enduring problem of child maltreatment?
 
In Eradicating Child Maltreatment, leading international figures in the field of child welfare address this enduring and thorny question, setting out a public health approach to prevention. It draws on... more »

September 2014, Paperback: £25.00/ $45.00
ISBN: 978-1-84905-449-2, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 224pp

Subject: Health, Social Work and Social Care

Keywords: child protection, early intervention, health care, joint working, residential care, safeguarding children, sexual abuse, social care, social policy, social work, trauma

Executive Function "Dysfunction" - Strategies for Educators and Parents

Executive Function "Dysfunction" - Strategies for Educators and Parents

Rebecca A. Moyes

Concise and accessible, this plain English guide will help parents and educators to understand and support children with executive function difficulties at home and in the classroom.
The author describes the cognitive processes that make up the executive functions, including attention,... more »

July 2014, Paperback: £13.99/ $19.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-753-0, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 128pp

Subjects: Education, Parenting, Asperger Syndrome, Autism and other Syndromes

Keywords: ADD, ADHD, advocacy, anxiety, Asperger syndrome, autism, autism spectrum disorders, challenging behaviour, child development, child psychology, children, developmental coordination disorder, education, educational psychology, high functioning autism, homeschooling, inclusive classroom, intellectual disabilities, obsessive compulsive disorder, parenting, pervasive developmental disorder, sensory issues, social skills, tourettes, transitions

Facilitating Meaningful Contact in Adoption and Fostering

Facilitating Meaningful Contact in Adoption and Fostering

A Trauma-Informed Approach to Planning, Assessing and Good Practice

Louis Sydney, Elsie Price and Adoptionplus
Foreword by Kim S. Golding

Most children who are fostered or adopted have some level of contact with their birth family -- whether face-to-face or by letter -- yet most of the time the psychological impact of contact on the child isn't considered. more »

June 2014, Paperback: £19.99/ $34.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-508-6, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 208pp

Subject: Health, Social Work and Social Care

Keywords: adoption, attachment, child protection, child psychology, counselling, fostering, looked after children, safeguarding children, social care, social work, trauma

The Four Dignities

The Four Dignities

The Spiritual Practice of Walking, Standing, Sitting and Lying Down

Cain Carroll

Offering a fresh perspective on immediate presence and embodied spiritual practice, The Four Dignities shows how the mindful cultivation of the four essential postures – walking, standing, sitting, and lying down – are the basis for a formal practice to develop greater vitality and spiritual... more »

September 2014, Paperback: £16.99/ $24.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-216-4, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 240pp

Subject: Lifestyle

Keywords: ayurveda, chi kung, emotions, energy work, movement, qigong, spirituality, tai chi, yoga

The Four Dragons

The Four Dragons

Clearing the Meridians and Awakening the Spine in Nei Gong

Damo Mitchell
Foreword by Dr Ole Saether

Within the context of a larger discussion of Dao Yin, Damo Mitchell teaches and explains the Dragon Dao Yin exercises, a set of four short sequences designed to work with the subtle energies of the spine and lead pathogenic energies out of the body. more »

August 2014, Paperback: £17.99/ $29.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-226-3, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 256pp

Subjects: Chinese Medicine, Oriental Martial Arts, Lifestyle

Keywords: bagua, chi kung, Chinese medicine, Daoism, massage, meridians, neigong, Qi, qigong, taiji quan, Taoism, Xing Yi Quan

A Freshman Survival Guide for College Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders

A Freshman Survival Guide for College Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders

The Stuff Nobody Tells You About!

Haley Moss
Foreword by Susan J. Moreno

How do you know which college is right for you? What happens if you don't get on with your roommate? And what on earth is the Greek system all about? As a university student with High-Functioning Autism, Haley Moss offers essential tips and advice in this insider's guide to surviving the... more »

June 2014, Paperback: £14.99/ $19.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-984-8, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 160pp

Subjects: Education, Asperger Syndrome, Autism and other Syndromes

Keywords: adolescence, adults, Asperger syndrome, autism, autism spectrum disorders, careers, disability, education, further education, high functioning autism, higher education, life skills, mainstream education, mental health, social skills, teenagers, transitions

Grandma's Box of Memories

Grandma's Box of Memories

Helping Grandma to Remember

Jean Demetris
Illustrated by Alex Demetris

When Grandma starts to become forgetful, Alice and her family create a box of memories to remind her of all the good times they have shared together. Alice puts some pretty packets of seeds in the box, to remind Grandma of their happy times planting seeds and watching them grow into... more »

June 2014, Hardback: £10.99/ $17.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-517-8, 210mm x 210mm / 8.25in x 8.25in, 32pp

Subject: Working with Older People

Keywords: Alzheimer's disease, carers, children, dementia, families, fiction, older people, parenting, residential care, social care, social work

Grandma's Box of Memories

Grandma's Box of Memories

Helping Grandma to Remember

Jean Demetris
Illustrated by Alex Demetris

When Grandma starts to become forgetful, Alice and her family create a box of memories to remind her of all the good times they have shared together. Alice puts some pretty packets of seeds in the box, to remind Grandma of their happy times planting seeds and watching them grow into... more »

June 2014, Paperback: £10.99/ $17.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-993-0, 210mm x 210mm / 8.25in x 8.25in, 32pp

Subject: Working with Older People

Keywords: Alzheimer's disease, carers, children, dementia, families, fiction, older people, parenting, residential care, social care, social work

Heavenly Stems and Earthly Branches - TianGan DiZhi

Heavenly Stems and Earthly Branches - TianGan DiZhi

The Heart of Chinese Wisdom Traditions

Master Zhongxian Wu and Dr Karin Taylor Wu
Foreword by Fei BingXun

Essential reading for serious students of Chinese practical arts, including medicine, martial arts and FengShui, Master Zhongxian Wu and Dr Karin Taylor Wu provide a detailed explanation of the 22 GanZhi symbols in this book, outlining the characteristics of each, and their interactions and... more »

April 2014, Hardback: £40.00/ $65.00
ISBN: 978-1-84819-151-8, 254mm x 177.8mm / 10in x 7in, 268pp

Subjects: Medicine, Chinese Medicine, Oriental Martial Arts, Lifestyle, Spiritual Development

Keywords: acupuncture, astrology, Chinese animals, Chinese horoscope, Chinese medicine, Chinese philosophy, Daoism, neigong, qigong, taiji quan, traditional Chinese medicine, tuina, Xing Yi Quan, Yijing

Helping Adolescents and Adults to Build Self-Esteem

Helping Adolescents and Adults to Build Self-Esteem

A Photocopiable Resource Book
2nd edition

Deborah M. Plummer

Packed with activities and helpful advice, this resource is designed for professionals working to help adolescents and adults break the destructive cycle of low self-esteem.
This fully updated new edition of Deborah M. Plummer's popular resource is filled with practical ideas for building... more »

July 2014, Paperback: £25.00/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-425-6, 297mm x 210mm / 11in x 8.5in, 272pp

Subjects: Education, Health, Social Work and Social Care

Keywords: adolescence, adults, counselling, education, educational psychology, emotions, mental health, pastoral care, psychology, psychotherapy, resilience, self esteem, social care, social work, speech and language therapy, teenagers, youthwork

Helping Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder Express their Thoughts and Knowledge in Writing

Helping Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder Express their Thoughts and Knowledge in Writing

Tips and Exercises for Developing Writing Skills

Elise Geither and Lisa Meeks

When it comes to academic work, students with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) often have the required knowledge but struggle to get their thoughts down in writing. This is a practical guide to teaching and improving writing skills in students with ASD to meet academic writing standards and... more »

August 2014, Paperback: £16.99/ $26.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-996-1, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 128pp

Subject: Asperger Syndrome, Autism and other Syndromes

Keywords: Asperger syndrome, autism, autism spectrum disorders, communication, dyslexia, education, educational training, further education, high functioning autism, higher education, homeschooling, Key Stage 4, life skills, literacy, mainstream education, teenagers, transitions

Homeopathy and Autism Spectrum Disorder

Homeopathy and Autism Spectrum Disorder

A Guide for Practitioners and Families

Mike Andrews

Homeopathy can be an effective way to manage aggression, improve physical health problems and enhance overall wellbeing in people with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). This book presents the clinical experiences of homeopaths working with autism around the world, exploring the real clinical... more »

June 2014, Paperback: £15.99/ $24.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-168-6, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 208pp

Subjects: Asperger Syndrome, Autism and other Syndromes, Complementary Medicine and Alternative Health

Keywords: ADHD, alternative therapies, anger management, autism, autism spectrum disorders, challenging behaviour, child development, children, complementary therapies, health care, high functioning autism, homeopathy, person-centred, sensory issues

How We Think About Dementia

How We Think About Dementia

Personhood, Rights, Ethics, the Arts and What They Mean for Care

Julian C. Hughes

Exploring concepts of ageing, personhood, capacity, liberty, best interests and the nature and ethics of palliative care, this book will help those in the caring professions to understand and engage with the thoughts and arguments underpinning the experience of dementia and dementia care. more »

July 2014, Paperback: £19.99/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-477-5, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 240pp

Subject: Working with Older People

Keywords: adults, Alzheimer's disease, anthropology, arts therapies, carers, creativity, dementia, ethics, health care, law, mental health, nursing, older people, palliative care, person-centred, psychiatry, psychology, social care, social work

I'll tell you why I can't wear those clothes!

I'll tell you why I can't wear those clothes!

Talking about tactile defensiveness

Noreen O'Sullivan

Do you know a child who hates the feel of certain items of clothing? This is a child's perspective on a largely unrecognized condition called tactile defensiveness, a physical condition that causes hypersensitivity to certain touch sensations. more »

April 2014, Hardback: £9.99/ $16.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-510-9, 200 x 210mm (landscape), 60pp

Subject: Asperger Syndrome, Autism and other Syndromes

Keywords: anxiety, Asperger syndrome, autism, child development, child psychology, counselling, occupational therapy, pastoral care, resilience, sensory issues, special education

Improving Access to Further and Higher Education for Young People in Public Care

Improving Access to Further and Higher Education for Young People in Public Care

European Policy and Practice

Sonia Jackson and Claire Cameron

Across Europe young people in public care are around five times less likely to attend tertiary education than those who have not been in care. This book provides a comprehensive account of why this shocking discrepancy exists and outlines ways to address the imbalance. more »

June 2014, Hardback: £60.00/ $95.00
ISBN: 978-1-84905-366-2, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 288pp

Subjects: Education, Health, Social Work and Social Care

Keywords: education, educational training, fostering, further education, higher education, higher education policy, inclusive classroom, looked after children, residential care, social care, social policy, social work, transitions

Increasing IVF Success with Acupuncture

Increasing IVF Success with Acupuncture

An Integrated Approach

Nick Dalton-Brewer

This practical book provides need-to-know information vital for acupuncturists to treat patients with fertility problems.
Nick Dalton-Brewer details the causes of fertility issues, including the impact of lifestyle and diet, and explains the scientific basis for the different methods of... more »

August 2014, Paperback: £19.99/ $32.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-218-8, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 176pp

Subject: Chinese Medicine

Keywords: acupuncture, alternative therapies, Chinese medicine, complementary medicine, complementary therapies, diet, infertility, integrative medicine, meridians, traditional Chinese medicine

The Individual Service Funds Handbook

The Individual Service Funds Handbook

Implementing Personal Budgets in Provider Organisations

Helen Sanderson and Robin Miller

The Individual Service Funds Handbook is the definitive guide to one of the most innovative forms of personal budget in health and social care. It gives a clear explanation of what Individual Service Funds (ISFs) are, how to use them effectively and includes all the information you need in... more »

September 2014, Paperback: £24.99/ $45.00
ISBN: 978-1-84905-423-2, 297mm x 210mm / 11in x 8.5in, 192pp

Subjects: Working with Older People, Disability, Health, Social Work and Social Care

Keywords: adults, advocacy, autism, autism spectrum disorders, carers, community care, dementia, disability, domicilary care, health care, mental health, older people, person-centred, personalisation, residential care, social care, social work, supported living

Intellectual Disability and Dementia

Intellectual Disability and Dementia

Research into Practice

Edited by Karen Watchman
Foreword by Diana Kerr

Presenting the most up-to-date information available about dementia and intellectual disabilities, this book brings together the latest international research and evidence-based practice, and describes clearly the relevance and implications for support and services more »

May 2014, Paperback: £29.99/ $49.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-422-5, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 336pp

Subjects: Working with Older People, Disability

Keywords: adults, Alzheimer's disease, carers, communication, dementia, disability, Down's syndrome, families, health care, housing, intellectual disabilities, mental health, nonverbal learning disabilities, nursing, older people, palliative care, person-centred, psychiatry, residential care, social care, social work, supported living

Internal Alchemy and WuXingQuan

Internal Alchemy and WuXingQuan

Dai Family XinYi WuDao 1

Master Zhongxian Wu

Internal Alchemy and WuXingQuan DVD includes:
1. The instruction of
• HunYuanZhang, the Primordial Stance, to build strong DanTian Qi
• LongShen, the Dragon Body, to strengthen the vital link between the Governing meridian and Conception meridian
• ChangSanBu, the Long... more »

August 2014, DVD: £25.00 + VAT = £30.00/ $49.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-224-9, DVD - standard, 90 minutes

Subjects: Oriental Martial Arts, Spiritual Development

Keeping Foster Children Safe Online

Keeping Foster Children Safe Online

Positive Strategies to Prevent Cyberbullying, Inappropriate Contact, and Other Digital Dangers

Dr John DeGarmo
Foreword by Kim Phagan-Hansel

Foster children are more likely than other children to be involved in risky activities online due to backgrounds of neglect and abuse, an absence of supportive adults, lower self-esteem, and greater exposure to drugs and alcohol. more »

April 2014, Paperback: £12.99/ $19.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-973-2, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 160pp

Subjects: Parenting, Health, Social Work and Social Care

Keywords: adoption, bullying, child protection, counselling, fostering, looked after children, residential care, safeguarding children, social care, social work, trauma

The Kids' Guide to Staying Awesome and In Control

The Kids' Guide to Staying Awesome and In Control

Simple Stuff to Help Children Regulate their Emotions and Senses

Lauren Brukner
Illustrated by Apsley

Packed with simple ideas to regulate the emotions and senses, this book will help children tackle difficult feelings head-on and feel awesome and in control!
From breathing exercises, pressure holds and finger pulls, to fidgets, noise-reducing headphones and gum, the book is brimming with... more »

July 2014, Hardback: £12.99/ $19.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-997-8, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in, 96pp

Subjects: Education, Parenting, Asperger Syndrome, Autism and other Syndromes

Keywords: ADD, ADHD, anxiety, Asperger syndrome, autism, autism spectrum disorders, child development, child psychology, children, education, emotions, high functioning autism, inclusive classroom, occupational therapy, sensory issues, special education

The KidsKope Peer Mentoring Programme

The KidsKope Peer Mentoring Programme

A Therapeutic Approach to Help Children and Young People Build Resilience and Deal with Conflict

Nina Wroe and Penny McFarlane

This is a programme to train young people how to be therapeutic mentors to younger children, with mentoring workshop outlines and creative, therapeutic activities to use.
Peer mentoring is mutually beneficial: being a mentor can help young people in conflict situations who may not engage... more »

September 2014, Paperback: £19.99/ $32.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-500-0, 279.4mm x 216mm / 11in x 8.5in, 176pp

Subjects: Education, Health, Social Work and Social Care

Keywords: adolescence, anger management, anxiety, bullying, children, counselling, creativity, divorce, education, educational training, mental health, mindfulness, pastoral care, PSHE, resilience, self esteem, social work, teenagers, youthwork

LEGO®-Based Therapy

LEGO®-Based Therapy

How to build social competence through LEGO®-based clubs for children with autism and related conditions

Daniel B. LeGoff, Gina Gómez de la Cuesta, GW Krauss and Simon Baron-Cohen

This complete guide to LEGO® Therapy contains everything you need to know in order to set up and run a LEGO® Club for children with autism spectrum disorders or related social communication difficulties and anxiety conditions. more »

June 2014, Paperback: £14.99/ $24.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-537-6, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 144pp

Subject: Asperger Syndrome, Autism and other Syndromes

Keywords: Asperger syndrome, autism, autism spectrum disorders, child development, child psychology, children, educational psychology, life skills, occupational therapy, play, social skills, special education, speech and language pathology, speech and language therapy, teenagers

Listening to Scent

Listening to Scent

An Olfactory Journey with Aromatic Plants and their Extracts

Jennifer Peace Rhind

The olfactory journey described in this book introduces readers to the pleasures and benefits of educating and training the 'nose', our olfactory palate. Jennifer Peace Rhind explores the process of cultivating our sense of smell and demonstrates how the process itself can be therapeutic and... more »

June 2014, Paperback: £15.99/ $25.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-125-9, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 144pp

Subject: Complementary Medicine and Alternative Health

Keywords: aromatherapy, complementary medicine, essential oils, meditation, mindfulness

Making Individual Service Funds Work for People with Dementia Living in Care Homes

Making Individual Service Funds Work for People with Dementia Living in Care Homes

How it Works in Practice

Helen Sanderson and Gill Bailey
With Lisa Martin
Foreword by Dr Sam Bennett

Dispelling the myths about how personalisation works for people with dementia living in care homes, this book demonstrates how to introduce Individual Service Funds (ISFs), what works and what doesn't, and how to deal with difficulties and setbacks. more »

July 2014, Paperback: £18.99/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-545-1, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 144pp

Subjects: Working with Older People, Health, Social Work and Social Care

Keywords: adults, Alzheimer's disease, carers, dementia, nursing, older people, person-centred, personalisation, residential care, social care, social work

Mastering Communication in Social Work

Mastering Communication in Social Work

From Understanding to Doing

Linda Gast and Martin Bailey

Part of the Mastering Social Work Skills series

Communication skills are fundamental to effective social work practice.
Accessible and easy-to-read, Mastering Communication in Social Work is designed to help you develop these essential skills. It explores the basics of how communication works, the factors that influence how effectively... more »

May 2014, Paperback: £17.99/ $29.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-444-7, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 176pp

Subject: Health, Social Work and Social Care

Keywords: communication, social care, social work

The Meditation Book of Light and Colour

The Meditation Book of Light and Colour

Pauline Wills

Meditating with colour can be a powerful way to improve health and well-being and this simple handbook provides a full spectrum of new and easy-to-use colour meditation exercises.
Red can be used to improve circulation and fight infection; blue to soothe the mind and lower blood pressure.... more »

May 2014, Paperback: £12.99/ $19.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-202-7, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 112pp

Subjects: Complementary Medicine and Alternative Health, Lifestyle

Keywords: alternative therapies, colour therapy, complementary therapies, energy work, meditation, prana, yoga

Mindfulness-Based Interventions for Older Adults

Mindfulness-Based Interventions for Older Adults

Evidence for Practice

Carla Martins
Foreword by Shauna Shapiro, Ph.D

Based on extensive clinical research, this book sheds new light onto how Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) can be used with older adults as an effective complementary intervention, identifying specific ways in which MBSR programmes can be adapted and fine-tuned to meet the needs of... more »

July 2014, Paperback: £29.99/ $45.00
ISBN: 978-1-84905-487-4, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 304pp

Subjects: Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis, Health, Social Work and Social Care, Psychiatry and Psychology

Keywords: adults, complementary therapies, counselling, depression, emotions, health care, meditation, mental health, mindfulness, nursing, older people, psychology, psychotherapy, spirituality, yoga

The Music in Music Therapy

The Music in Music Therapy

Psychodynamic Music Therapy in Europe: Clinical, Theoretical and Research Approaches

Edited by Jos De Backer and Julie P. Sutton
Foreword by Professor Paul Williams

Bringing together a wide range of European thought on music therapy practice, this book provides a deeper insight into the aspects of the therapeutic process which are enabled by music.
With a theoretical, psychodynamic approach and high quality clinical case material from across Europe,... more »

May 2014, Paperback: £29.99/ $49.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-353-2, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in, 368pp

Subject: Arts Therapies

Keywords: attachment, autism, dementia, forensic psychiatry, intellectual disabilities, mental health, music therapy, pervasive developmental disorder, psychiatry, psychosis, psychotherapy, supervision, trauma

Music Therapy Social Skills Assessment and Documentation Manual (MTSSA)

Music Therapy Social Skills Assessment and Documentation Manual (MTSSA)

Clinical guidelines for group work with children and adolescents

Jenni Rook, Rebecca West, Jeffrey Wolfe, Pan Ho, Alana Dennis, Yayoi Nakai-Hosoe and Kimberly Peyton
Foreword by Angela M. Snell

Music Therapy Social Skills Assessment and Documentation Manual (MTSSA) is a comprehensive handbook for assessing and documenting social skill development in group music therapy for children with developmental disabilities. It assists therapists in: more »

June 2014, Paperback: £37.55 + VAT = £39.99/ $65.00
ISBN: 978-1-84905-985-5, 279.4mm x 216mm / 11in x 8.5in, 208pp

Subject: Arts Therapies

Keywords: autism, child development, child psychology, children, disability, music therapy, person-centred, social skills, special education

Navigating the Medical Maze with a Child with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Navigating the Medical Maze with a Child with Autism Spectrum Disorder

A Practical Guide for Parents

Edited by Sue X. Ming and Beth A. Pletcher

This comprehensive guide enables parents of children with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) to play an active and effective role in their child's medical care from diagnosis to early adulthood. With a focus on working with health care providers to ensure the best treatment for your child's... more »

August 2014, Paperback: £16.99/ $25.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-971-8, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in, 320pp

Subject: Asperger Syndrome, Autism and other Syndromes

Keywords: adolescence, Asperger syndrome, autism spectrum disorders, biomedical intervention, challenging behaviour, child development, child psychiatry, child psychology, complementary therapies, diet, disability law, drugs, early intervention, health care, mental health, parenting, person-centred, seizures, sexuality, special education, transitions

Nerdy, Shy, and Socially Inappropriate

Nerdy, Shy, and Socially Inappropriate

A User Guide to an Asperger Life

Cynthia Kim

Cynthia Kim explores all the quirkyness of living with Asperger Syndrome (ASD) in this accessible, witty and honest guide looking from an insider perspective at some of the most challenging and intractable aspects of being autistic. Her own life presents many rich examples. From being labelled... more »

September 2014, Paperback: £12.99/ $19.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-757-8, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 224pp

Subject: Asperger Syndrome, Autism and other Syndromes

Keywords: adults, advocacy, Asperger syndrome, autism, autism spectrum disorders, autobiography, bullying, Chinese martial arts, communication, disability, emotions, employment, families, gifted and talented, life skills, memoirs, psychology, social skills

Parenting without Panic

Parenting without Panic

A Pocket Support Group for Parents of Children and Teens on the Autism Spectrum (Asperger's Syndrome)

Brenda Dater

Ever wish that parenting a child or teen on the autism spectrum came with instant access to a support group?
Brenda Dater has provided parents with exactly that. In this book she draws on her extensive experience as a support group leader and parent of a child on the spectrum to offer... more »

May 2014, Paperback: £12.99/ $19.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-941-1, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 240pp

Subject: Asperger Syndrome, Autism and other Syndromes

Keywords: ADHD, adolescence, advocacy, anxiety, Asperger syndrome, autism, carers, challenging behaviour, child psychology, children, communication, families, high functioning autism, mainstream education, nonverbal learning disabilities, parenting, pervasive developmental disorder, sensory issues, social skills, special education

A Place in My Heart

A Place in My Heart

Mary Grossnickle

Who are my birthparents? Is it okay to think about them? Can I care about all of my parents at once?
A Place in My Heart tells the simple story of Charlie, a chipmunk adopted by a family of squirrels, who starts to wonder about his birthparents. At first he is scared that this might upset... more »

August 2014, Hardback: £9.99/ $15.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-771-4, 260 x 208, 36pp

Subjects: Parenting, Health, Social Work and Social Care

Keywords: adoption, children, counselling, fostering, Key Stage 0, looked after children, parenting, pastoral care, social care, social work

Play Therapy in the Outdoors

Play Therapy in the Outdoors

Taking Play Therapy out of the Playroom and into Natural Environments

Alison Chown
Foreword by Sara Knight

Championing the therapeutic power of nature, this book explores why outdoor play therapy offers children more than being confined to a playroom and how practice can be moved into the natural environment in a safe and ethical way.   more »

June 2014, Paperback: £18.99/ $29.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-408-9, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 208pp

Subjects: Arts Therapies, Psychiatry and Psychology

Keywords: attachment, child development, child psychology, children, creative therapies, dramatherapy, educational psychology, expressive therapies, messy play, pastoral care, play, play therapy

Practical Supervision

Practical Supervision

How to Become a Supervisor for the Helping Professions

Penny Henderson, Jim Holloway and Anthea Millar

As a supervisor, how do you best support growth, learning and improved practice?
This book is designed to equip all those in the helping professions who are starting out in supervision with the theoretical, practical and psychological base needed for effective practice. Covering... more »

April 2014, Paperback: £15.99/ $25.00
ISBN: 978-1-84905-442-3, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 160pp

Subjects: Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis, Health, Social Work and Social Care, Psychiatry and Psychology

Keywords: careers, counselling, education, health care, nursing, psychiatry, psychoanalysis, psychology, psychotherapy, social care, social work, supervision

Pretending to be Normal

Pretending to be Normal

Living with Asperger's Syndrome (Autism Spectrum Disorder)

Liane Holliday Willey
Foreword by Tony Attwood

Compelling and witty, Liane Holliday Willey's account of growing to adulthood as an undiagnosed 'Aspie' has been read by thousands of people on and off the autism spectrum since it was first published in 1999. Bringing her story up to date, including her diagnosis as an adult, and reflecting... more »

September 2014, Paperback: £13.99/ $19.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-755-4, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 192pp

Subject: Asperger Syndrome, Autism and other Syndromes

Keywords: Asperger syndrome, autism, high functioning autism, memoirs, mental health, psychology, relationships, self esteem, sensory issues, transitions

Principles of EFT (Emotional Freedom Techniques)

Principles of EFT (Emotional Freedom Techniques)

What it is, how it works, and what it can do for you

Lawrence Pagett
With Paul Millward
Foreword by Dr Silvia Hartmann

Part of the Discovering Holistic Health series

This is the definitive introductory guide to Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT), a therapeutic psychological tool that draws on Chinese medicine and NLP (Neurolinguistic Programming) to remove blockages within the energy system.  more »

July 2014, Paperback: £9.99/ $19.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-190-7, 197mm x 130mm / 7.75in x 5in, 208pp

Subjects: Complementary Medicine and Alternative Health, Self Help, Spiritual Development

Keywords: acupuncture, alternative therapies, bodywork, complementary therapies, counselling, emotions, energy work, meridians, psychology, reference, traditional Chinese medicine, trauma

The Psychology of Emotion in Restorative Practice

The Psychology of Emotion in Restorative Practice

How Affect Script Psychology Explains How and Why Restorative Practice Works

Edited by Vernon C. Kelly, Jr. and Margaret Thorsborne
Foreword by Andrew Becroft

How and why does restorative practice (RP) work? This book presents the biological theory, affect script psychology (ASP), behind RP, and shows how it works in practice in different settings.
ASP explains how the central nervous system triggers 'affects' which are the basis of all human... more »

May 2014, Paperback: £24.99/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-974-9, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 272pp

Subject: Health, Social Work and Social Care

Keywords: counselling, education, offenders, pastoral care, probation, relationships, restorative justice, social work

Reading and Expressive Writing with Traumatised Children, Young Refugees and Asylum Seekers

Reading and Expressive Writing with Traumatised Children, Young Refugees and Asylum Seekers

Unpack My Heart with Words

Marion Baraitser

Part of the Writing for Therapy or Personal Development series

Unpack my Heart with Words explores how literature can be used to help young victims cope with their experiences. The process of reading, discussing and rewriting carefully selected texts can have a significant therapeutic impact, as the young person identifies his or her own experience in the... more »

July 2014, Paperback: £19.99/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-384-6, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 240pp

Subject: Arts Therapies

Keywords: child psychology, children, children's rights, communication, counselling, creative writing as therapy, creativity, emotions, expressive therapies, grief, health care, pastoral care, poetry, resilience, social work, storymaking, teenagers, trauma, violence, youthwork

Recovery and Renewal

Recovery and Renewal

Your essential guide to overcoming dependency and withdrawal from sleeping pills, other 'benzo' tranquillisers and antidepressants

Baylissa Frederick

This easy-to-read, inspirational and supportive guide is essential reading for anyone struggling to overcome prescription drug dependency.
Drawn from the author's personal knowledge of coming off benzodiazepine tranquillisers and her experience as a counsellor, this book explores everything... more »

May 2014, Paperback: £12.99/ $19.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-534-5, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 208pp

Subject: Health, Social Work and Social Care

Keywords: addiction, adults, anxiety, complementary therapies, counselling, depression, diet, drugs, health care, mental health, mental illness, nursing, occupational therapy, pain management, psychology, psychotherapy, seizures, suicide, trauma

Self-Care for the Mental Health Practitioner

Self-Care for the Mental Health Practitioner

The Theory, Research and Practice of Preventing and Addressing the Occupational Hazards of the Profession

Alfred J. Malinowski

Dr. Alfred J. Malinowski's book provides a comprehensive resource on self-care for those working in the field of psychotherapy.
Beginning with an exploration of the role and duties of the mental health practitioner, Dr. Malinowski describes how the demands of practice can lead therapists to... more »

September 2014, Paperback: £22.99/ $36.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-992-3, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 192pp

Subject: Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis

Keywords: anxiety, arts therapies, counselling, depression, emotions, employment, ethics, health care, mental health, mindfulness, psychiatry, psychology, psychotherapy, resilience, spirituality, supervision, trauma

Shonishin

Shonishin

The Art of Non-Invasive Paediatric Acupuncture

Thomas Wernicke

Thomas Wernicke's authoritative book is one of the first resources in English on Shonishin, a non-invasive form of acupuncture developed specifically to respond to the needs of children. With its safe, quick and effective treatments, Shonishin is increasingly catching the attention of... more »

May 2014, Paperback: £24.99/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-160-0, 254mm x 177.8mm / 10in x 7in, 288pp

Subjects: Complementary Medicine and Alternative Health, Chinese Medicine

Keywords: alternative therapies, child development, children, complementary therapies, energy work, meridians, Qi, traditional Chinese medicine

Simple Low-Cost Games and Activities for Sensorimotor Learning

Simple Low-Cost Games and Activities for Sensorimotor Learning

A Sourcebook of Ideas for Young Children Including Those with Autism, ADHD, Sensory Processing Disorder, and Other Learning Differences

Lisa A. Kurtz

This practical sourcebook is packed full of fun, low-cost games and activities that encourage the development of motor skills, coordination and sensory tolerance in young children.
Using materials that are readily-available in most households or that can be purchased or homemade at a very... more »

April 2014, Paperback: £14.99/ $24.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-977-0, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 176pp

Subject: Asperger Syndrome, Autism and other Syndromes

Keywords: ADHD, autism, bodywork, child development, disability, dyspraxia, messy play, movement, occupational therapy, parenting, play, sensory issues, special education

The Social Worker's Guide to Children and Families Law

The Social Worker's Guide to Children and Families Law

2nd edition

Lynn Davis

Now fully updated and with up-to-the-minute guidance, this is only book you will need to make sense of the key elements of law involved in social work with children and families in England and Wales. more »

May 2014, Paperback: £19.99/ $32.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-440-9, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 320pp

Subject: Health, Social Work and Social Care

Keywords: child protection, safeguarding children, social care, social work, social work law

The Spirit in Aromatherapy

The Spirit in Aromatherapy

Working with Intuition

Gill Farrer-Halls

The importance of intuition in aromatherapy blending, essential and base oil selection and bodywork is the focus of Gill Farrer-Halls' authoritative new book. Drawing on her extensive experience as a practicing aromatherapist and aromatherapy teacher, she explores ways of increasing intuitive... more »

July 2014, Paperback: £11.99/ $18.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-209-6, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 96pp

Subjects: Complementary Medicine and Alternative Health, Lifestyle

Keywords: aromatherapy, bodywork, meditation

Starving the Anger Gremlin for Children Aged 5-9

Starving the Anger Gremlin for Children Aged 5-9

A Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Workbook on Anger Management

Kate Collins-Donnelly

Help children to understand and manage their anger with this fun and imaginative workbook.
The Anger Gremlin is a naughty creature and his favourite food is your anger! The more anger you feed him, the bigger and bigger he gets and the angrier and angrier you feel! How can you stop this?... more »

August 2014, Paperback: £12.99/ $19.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-493-5, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in, 144pp

Subjects: Education, Parenting, Health, Social Work and Social Care

Keywords: anger management, children, counselling, education, emotions, fostering, Key Stage 1, looked after children, parenting, pastoral care, PSHE, residential care, self esteem, social work

Starving the Anxiety Gremlin for Children Aged 5-9

Starving the Anxiety Gremlin for Children Aged 5-9

A Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Workbook on Anxiety Management

Kate Collins-Donnelly

Help children to understand and manage their anxiety with this engaging and imaginative workbook.
The Anxiety Gremlin is a mischievous creature who loves to gobble up your anxious feelings! The more anxiety you feed him, the bigger and bigger he gets and the more and more anxious you feel!... more »

August 2014, Paperback: £12.99/ $19.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-492-8, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in, 144pp

Subjects: Education, Parenting, Health, Social Work and Social Care

Keywords: anxiety, children, counselling, education, emotions, fostering, Key Stage 1, looked after children, parenting, pastoral care, PSHE, residential care, self esteem, social work

Supporting People with Intellectual Disabilities Experiencing Loss and Bereavement

Supporting People with Intellectual Disabilities Experiencing Loss and Bereavement

Theory and Compassionate Practice

Edited by Sue Read
Foreword by Owen Barr

Exploring contemporary theory and practice surrounding loss and bereavement for people with an Intellectual Disability (ID), this book brings together international contributors with a range of academic, professional and personal experience. more »

August 2014, Paperback: £29.99/ $49.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-369-3, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 256pp

Subjects: Disability, Health, Social Work and Social Care

Keywords: autism, autism spectrum disorders, bereavement, carers, counselling, disability, Down's syndrome, grief, health care, intellectual disabilities, nursing, palliative care, social care

The Teacher's Introduction to Attachment

The Teacher's Introduction to Attachment

Practical Essentials for Teachers, Carers and School Support Staff

Nicola Marshall

Simple and concise, The Teacher's Introduction to Attachment offers an easy way to understand children with attachment issues and how they can be supported.
Author Nicola Marshall combines her expertise as an adoptive parent and schools trainer to describe in plain English what attachment... more »

July 2014, Paperback: £13.99/ $22.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-550-5, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 144pp

Subjects: Education, Health, Social Work and Social Care

Keywords: adoption, attachment, challenging behaviour, child development, child psychology, counselling, education, educational psychology, educational training, fostering, looked after children, mainstream education, mental health, pastoral care, residential care, social care, social work, trauma

Teaching the Basics of Theory of Mind

Teaching the Basics of Theory of Mind

A Complete Curriculum with Supporting Materials for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder and Related Social Difficulties Aged Approximately 5 to 9 Years

Kirstina Ordetx

This manual contains a 12-week curriculum designed to incorporate a multi-sensory approach to developing the critical and basic aspects of Theory of Mind (ToM). The activities are designed to be used with children aged 5-9, who have been diagnosed with an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) or who... more »

September 2014, Paperback: £24.99/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-767-7, 279.4mm x 216mm / 11in x 8.5in, 132pp

Subjects: Education, Asperger Syndrome, Autism and other Syndromes

Keywords: Asperger syndrome, autism, autism spectrum disorders, child development, child psychology, children, cognitive behavioural therapy, early intervention, education, educational psychology, emotions, high functioning autism, inclusive classroom, social skills, special education, speech and language therapy

Therapeutic Residential Care For Children and Youth

Therapeutic Residential Care For Children and Youth

Developing Evidence-Based International Practice

Edited by James K. Whittaker, Jorge F. del Valle and Lisa Holmes
Foreword by Robbie Gilligan

Part of the Child Welfare Outcomes series

Therapeutic Residential Care For Children and Youth takes a fresh look at therapeutic residential care as a powerful intervention in working with the most troubled children who need intensive support. more »

September 2014, Hardback: £70.00/ $110.00
ISBN: 978-1-84905-963-3, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 320pp

Subject: Health, Social Work and Social Care

Keywords: attachment, child protection, child psychology, counselling, fostering, looked after children, residential care, resilience, social care, social policy, social work, therapeutic communities, trauma

Things Tom Likes

Things Tom Likes

A book about sexuality and masturbation for boys and young men with autism and related conditions

Kate E. Reynolds
Illustrated by Jonathon Powell

Tom likes lots of different things. He likes singing and watching TV in the family room. There are also things that Tom enjoys doing in private, like touching his penis.
This accessible and positive resource helps parents and carers teach boys with autism or other special needs about... more »

August 2014, Hardback: £8.99/ $14.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-522-2, 160mm x 180mm / 6.25in x 7in, 36pp

Subject: Asperger Syndrome, Autism and other Syndromes

Keywords: autism, autism spectrum disorders, challenging behaviour, child development, intellectual disabilities, personal hygiene, pervasive developmental disorder, sex education, sexuality, special education, teenagers

Tom Needs to Go

Tom Needs to Go

A book about how to use public toilets safely for boys and young men with autism and related conditions

Kate E. Reynolds
Illustrated by Jonathon Powell

When Tom is out shopping, he needs to go to the toilet. Tom knows that public toilets are different to his toilet at home. There are urinals and cubicles and he has to decide which to use.
This visual resource helps parents and carers teach boys and young men with autism or other special... more »

August 2014, Hardback: £8.99/ $14.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-521-5, 160mm x 180mm / 6.25in x 7in, 36pp

Subject: Asperger Syndrome, Autism and other Syndromes

Keywords: autism, autism spectrum disorders, challenging behaviour, child development, intellectual disabilities, personal hygiene, pervasive developmental disorder, sex education, sexuality, special education, teenagers

Understanding Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder

Understanding Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder

A Guide to FASD for Parents, Carers and Professionals

Maria Catterick and Liam Curran

Part of the JKP Essentials series

Understanding Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) is a useful introduction to the most common non-genetic learning disability, which is caused by alcohol consumption during pregnancy.
Written by two FASD experts, it describes how alcohol can harm the foetus and disrupt development, and... more »

August 2014, Paperback: £13.99/ $23.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-394-5, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in, 160pp

Subjects: Disability, Health, Social Work and Social Care, Psychiatry and Psychology

Keywords: adoption, carers, child development, child protection, child psychology, disability, fostering, health care, looked after children, parenting, safeguarding children, social care, social work, social work law, special education

Using Stories to Build Bridges with Traumatized Children

Using Stories to Build Bridges with Traumatized Children

Creative Ideas for Therapy, Life Story Work, Direct Work and Parenting

Kim S. Golding
Foreword by Steve Killick

Using Stories to Build Bridges with Traumatized Children is full of creative ideas for how you can use stories therapeutically with children in counselling, life story work or direct work.
Psychologist Kim S. Golding shows how you can use stories to build connections with children aged 4–16... more »

July 2014, Paperback: £16.99/ $27.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-540-6, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 176pp

Subject: Health, Social Work and Social Care

Keywords: adoption, attachment, child development, child psychology, children, counselling, creative therapies, educational psychology, fostering, looked after children, mental health, mental illness, parenting, psychology, psychotherapy, residential care, resilience, self esteem, social care, social work, storymaking, trauma

Using the Bowen Technique to Address Complex and Common Conditions

Using the Bowen Technique to Address Complex and Common Conditions

John Wilks and Isobel Knight

The Bowen technique resets and repairs the body, restoring balance to relieve pain and improve energy. This book shows how it can be particularly effective at alleviating conditions that are renowned for being difficult to treat, as well as at enhancing performance in dance and other sports. more »

August 2014, Paperback: £35.00/ $60.00
ISBN: 978-1-84819-167-9, 254mm x 177.8mm / 10in x 7in, 368pp

Subject: Complementary Medicine and Alternative Health

Keywords: acupuncture, alternative therapies, anxiety, bodywork, children, complementary medicine, complementary therapies, dance, depression, energy work, health care, massage, movement, nutrition, occupational therapy, pain management, palliative care, Parkinson's disease, trauma

Very Late Diagnosis of Asperger Syndrome (Autism Spectrum Disorder)

Very Late Diagnosis of Asperger Syndrome (Autism Spectrum Disorder)

How Seeking a Diagnosis in Adulthood Can Change Your Life

Philip Wylie
Foreword by Luke Beardon and Sara Heath

As awareness and understanding of Asperger Syndrome and Autism Spectrum Disorder increases, more adults are identifying themselves as being on the spectrum and seeking formal diagnosis. This book discusses the process, the pros and cons, and the after-effects of receiving an autism diagnosis... more »

August 2014, Paperback: £13.99/ $19.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-433-1, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 144pp

Subject: Asperger Syndrome, Autism and other Syndromes

Keywords: adults, anxiety, Asperger syndrome, autism spectrum disorders, counselling, depression, disability, high functioning autism, mental health, older people, psychology, self esteem

What's Happening to Tom?

What's Happening to Tom?

A book about puberty for boys and young men with autism and related conditions

Kate E. Reynolds
Illustrated by Jonathon Powell

Tom notices that his body is changing. Tom's voice is different and hair is growing in new places. There are other changes happening too. Tom's dad helps him understand that he has started growing into a man. more »

August 2014, Hardback: £8.99/ $14.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-523-9, 160mm x 180mm / 6.25in x 7in, 36pp

Subject: Asperger Syndrome, Autism and other Syndromes

Keywords: autism, autism spectrum disorders, challenging behaviour, child development, intellectual disabilities, personal hygiene, pervasive developmental disorder, sex education, sexuality, special education, teenagers

Your Body is Awesome

Your Body is Awesome

Body Respect for Children

Sigrun Danielsdottir
Illustrated by Björk Bjarkadóttir

Bodies do all sorts of amazing things, like move around, grow bigger and heal themselves. Bodies also come in all sorts of shapes and sizes and we need to take care of them so that they stay healthy and strong. If we listen to our bodies they tell us exactly what they need. more »

June 2014, Paperback: £10.99/ $17.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-228-7, 240 x 240mm, 36pp

Subject:

Keywords: child psychology, children, counselling, eating disorders, education, emotions, mental health, movement, pastoral care, resilience, self esteem, social work

Your Body is Brilliant

Your Body is Brilliant

Body Respect for Children

Sigrun Danielsdottir
Illustrated by Björk Bjarkadóttir

Bodies do all sorts of amazing things, like move around, grow bigger and heal themselves. Bodies also come in all sorts of shapes and sizes and we need to take care of them so that they stay healthy and strong. If we listen to our bodies they tell us exactly what they need. more »

June 2014, Hardback: £10.99/ $17.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-221-8, 240 x 240mm, 36pp

Subject:

Keywords: child psychology, children, counselling, eating disorders, education, emotions, mental health, movement, pastoral care, resilience, self esteem, social work

Zero Balancing

Zero Balancing

Touching the Energy of Bone

John Hamwee
Foreword by Fritz Smith
Illustrated by Gina Michaels

This classic book remains the definitive guide to Zero Balancing and explains how and why the therapy works. Providing examples of particular clients, their problems and their experiences of the sessions, John Hamwee brings Zero Balancing to life for practitioners who want to expand their... more »

September 2014, Paperback: £14.99/ $24.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-234-8, 238 x 170mm, 144pp

Subject: Complementary Medicine and Alternative Health

Keywords: alternative therapies, bodywork, complementary medicine, complementary therapies, energy work, traditional Chinese medicine